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08-5631-17007: Infection Control: OSHA, Bloodborne Pathogens, Hazard Comm

Course Description:

Contact Hours (CE): The Academy of Dental Learning and OSHA Training, LLC, designates this activity for 8 continuing education credits (8 CEs).
Cost: $80.00
Questions? Contact Us: Phone: 800-522-1207, Fax: 800-886-3009, or Email: cesupport@dentallearning.org
Published: October 2012
Updated November 2016
Expires December 2019
Pages: 79
Course Instructor: Howard J. Pactovis, DMD
No conflicts of interest are reported by the author or by educational planning committee members.

Educational Objectives

  • List and define important terms in infection control.
  • List standard precaution measures mandated by state and federal guidelines.
  • Describe the chain of infection.
  • Describe correct aseptic handwashing procedures.
  • List disinfecting and sterilization techniques for non, semi and critical instruments, devices, and surfaces.
  • List and describe PPEs for DHCP.
  • Understand the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard training requirements and study materials in this course.
  • Review important terms and concepts in management of bloodborne pathogens in the clinical setting per OSHA guidelines.
  • Know Standard Precaution measures mandated by state and federal OSHA guidelines.
  • Identify strategies to prevent occupational exposures to bloodborne pathogens.
  • Know post-accidental exposure protocols per OSHA.
  • Identify Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) for dental personnel per OSHA.
  • Describe a hazard communication program in a dental office
  • Understand basic categories for employee training with hazardous materials.
  • Read and interpret information on labels and on MSDSs.
  • Know measures that employees can take to protect themselves from the hazards.
  • Identify specific procedures put into effect by the employer to provide protection, such as engineering controls, work practices, and the use of personal protective equipment.
  • Understand the changes in the new Hazard Communication guidelines.
  • Recognize the new pictograms which standardize labeling.
  • Ask questions if necessary for any aspect not understood in Hazard Communication.

Course Description

Infection Control: OSHA, Bloodborne Pathogens, Hazard Communication is comprehensive review of infection control principles in one convenient course. This 8 credit hour course covers the subjects dental professionals need for continuing education compliance including:

  • Infection Control Review with OSHA Focus
  • Bloodborne Pathogen Standard Annual Review
  • Hazard Communication for Dental Offices

This course is suitable for all members of the dental team.


How to Take This Course

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Contact Hours: 8.00
Price: $80.00

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