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Infection Control Program (4hr)

This 4-Hour Foundational Course is oriented and comprehensive and provides evidence-based information on Dental Infection Control and Annual/Biannual Training Requirements by the State’s Boards of Dental Examiners. The sources of information provided in this course are based on the landmark medical-legal cases in dental safety errors, CDC’s Dental Infection Control Recommendations (1993), Guidelines on Dental Infection Control (2003), Dental Safety Measures regarding COVID-19 and other peer-reviewed information by the American Dental Association.

toothce - osha dental ce courses
by – Raghunath Puttaiah
Expiry:Jun 09 2024
CE Credits: 4 hours
Method: Self-Paced

$40.00Add to cart

$40

$75

What this course teaches

This training program provides evidence-based information on the following:
  • The Rationale, Routes of Transmission, Spaulding’s Classification, application of Universal/Standard Precautions and Transmission-Based Precautions in controlling the risk of disease transmission during dental care)
  • Handwashing & Hand care, Personal Protective Equipment, Surface Barriers
  • Overview of Dental Treatment Water Contamination and Control Measures, monitoring treatment water, CDC’s Minimum Standards in Dental Treatment Water Quality,
  • Common Infectious Diseases impacting dentistry
  • Emerging Diseases & Pandemics impacting dentistry
  • Germicides Classification, Selection, Use and Misuse
  • Instrument Reprocessing, Sterilization and Biological Monitoring, and use of Chemical Indicators
    Mastery Test by the trainees must be completed (pass score to be achieved is 70%) to receive a Course Attendance Verification & Completion Certificate and Continuing Dental Education Credits of 4 Hours (through AGD PACE).

Content

Practical Infection Control in Dentistry

  • Rationale and History
  • ADA IC Guidelines
  • Hep-B Virus Transmission P2P
  • HCV Transmission By Oral Surgeon – P2P
  • History and Pioneers
  • Concepts on Exposure and Routes Of Transmission
  • IC Standards and Guidelines
  • Universal and Transmission Based Precautions
  • Basic Control Measures
  • Spaulding’s Classification

Diseases impacting Dentistry

  • Introduction
  • Common Infectious Diseases in Dentistry
  • Hepatitis
  • HIV Infection and AIDS
  • Tuberculosis
  • Emerging Diseases (SARS, AHI NI, COVID-19)

Germicides Use

  • Classifications of Germicides
  • Antiseptics
  • Disinfectants
  • Universal vs Transmission-Based Precautions
  • Types of Contaminants
  • Bacterial Endotoxins and Thiralomethanes
  • Sanitizing the Water System
  • Dental treatment water/irrigant options

Handwashing and Hand Care

  • Soaps, Sanitizers and Lotions
  • Using and Managing gloves
  • Cleaning vs Germicidal Action

PPE & Inanimate Surface Barriers

  • PPE & Rationale for usage
  • Respirators and Lasers
  • Transmission Based Precautions
  • Surface Barriers
  • Types Surface Barriers
  • When and Where to use Barriers

Instrument Reprocessing, Biological Monitoring & Chemical Indicators

  • Sterilization and Monitoring
  • Basic Rules of Reprocessing and Reprocessing Cycle
  • Ultrasonic Cleaning
  • Thermal Disinfectors
  • Unsaturated Chemical Vapor
  • Monitoring/Validation – In Office

Requirements

  • Internet Connection.
  • Macintosh (OSX)/ Windows(Vista and higher) Machine.

Instructer

Dr. Raghu Puttaiah, a Public Health Dentist, completed an MPH and Residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and was the first recipient of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Inc. Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Infectious Disease Control in Dentistry Award at UTHSC-SA Dental School (1993-1996). In 2019, he retired as a Tenured Professor from Texas A&M University College of Dentistry, Dallas, Texas, USA. He has presented CDE Programs, Seminars, and Keynote Addresses at over 400 venues worldwide in Dental Safety.. In addition, he crafted the Dental Safety Standards for India, released by the Honorable Prime Minister of India (2008).

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Dr. Raghunath PuttaiahRetd. Tenured Professor at Texas A&M College of Dentistry

$40

$75

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4-Hr Infection Control
4-Hr CE Credits
6 Lectures
Discuss your queries directly with our Trainer via Email or Call

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Infection Control Program (4hr)

$40

$75

$40.00Add to cart

4-Hr Infection Control
4-Hr CE Credits
6 Lectures
Discuss your queries directly with our Trainer via Email or Call

Approved By

Apac Dental ce courses

Got Questions?

Request a Callback

Infection Control Program (4hr)

This 4-Hour Foundational Course is oriented and comprehensive and provides evidence-based information on Dental Infection Control and Annual/Biannual Training Requirements by the State’s Boards of Dental Examiners. The sources of information provided in this course are based on the landmark medical-legal cases in dental safety errors, CDC’s Dental Infection Control Recommendations (1993), Guidelines on Dental Infection Control (2003), Dental Safety Measures regarding COVID-19 and other peer-reviewed information by the American Dental Association.

toothce - osha dental ce courses
by – Raghunath Puttaiah
Expiry:Jun 09 2024
CE Credits: 4 hours
Method: Self-Paced

$40.00Add to cart

$40

$75

What this course teaches

This training program provides evidence-based information on the following:
  • The Rationale, Routes of Transmission, Spaulding’s Classification, application of Universal/Standard Precautions and Transmission-Based Precautions in controlling the risk of disease transmission during dental care)
  • Handwashing & Hand care, Personal Protective Equipment, Surface Barriers
  • Overview of Dental Treatment Water Contamination and Control Measures, monitoring treatment water, CDC’s Minimum Standards in Dental Treatment Water Quality,
  • Common Infectious Diseases impacting dentistry
  • Emerging Diseases & Pandemics impacting dentistry
  • Germicides Classification, Selection, Use and Misuse
  • Instrument Reprocessing, Sterilization and Biological Monitoring, and use of Chemical Indicators
    Mastery Test by the trainees must be completed (pass score to be achieved is 70%) to receive a Course Attendance Verification & Completion Certificate and Continuing Dental Education Credits of 4 Hours (through AGD PACE).

Content

Practical Infection Control in Dentistry

  • Rationale and History
  • ADA IC Guidelines
  • Hep-B Virus Transmission P2P
  • HCV Transmission By Oral Surgeon – P2P
  • History and Pioneers
  • Concepts on Exposure and Routes Of Transmission
  • IC Standards and Guidelines
  • Universal and Transmission Based Precautions
  • Basic Control Measures
  • Spaulding’s Classification

Diseases impacting Dentistry

  • Introduction
  • Common Infectious Diseases in Dentistry
  • Hepatitis
  • HIV Infection and AIDS
  • Tuberculosis
  • Emerging Diseases (SARS, AHI NI, COVID-19)

Germicides Use

  • Classifications of Germicides
  • Antiseptics
  • Disinfectants
  • Universal vs Transmission-Based Precautions
  • Types of Contaminants
  • Bacterial Endotoxins and Thiralomethanes
  • Sanitizing the Water System
  • Dental treatment water/irrigant options

Handwashing and Hand Care

  • Soaps, Sanitizers and Lotions
  • Using and Managing gloves
  • Cleaning vs Germicidal Action

PPE & Inanimate Surface Barriers

  • PPE & Rationale for usage
  • Respirators and Lasers
  • Transmission Based Precautions
  • Surface Barriers
  • Types Surface Barriers
  • When and Where to use Barriers

Instrument Reprocessing, Biological Monitoring & Chemical Indicators

  • Sterilization and Monitoring
  • Basic Rules of Reprocessing and Reprocessing Cycle
  • Ultrasonic Cleaning
  • Thermal Disinfectors
  • Unsaturated Chemical Vapor
  • Monitoring/Validation – In Office

Requirements

  • Internet Connection.
  • Macintosh (OSX)/ Windows(Vista and higher) Machine.

Instructer

Dr. Raghu Puttaiah, a Public Health Dentist, completed an MPH and Residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and was the first recipient of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Inc. Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Infectious Disease Control in Dentistry Award at UTHSC-SA Dental School (1993-1996). In 2019, he retired as a Tenured Professor from Texas A&M University College of Dentistry, Dallas, Texas, USA. He has presented CDE Programs, Seminars, and Keynote Addresses at over 400 venues worldwide in Dental Safety.. In addition, he crafted the Dental Safety Standards for India, released by the Honorable Prime Minister of India (2008).

“”

Dr. Raghunath PuttaiahRetd. Tenured Professor at Texas A&M College of Dentistry