2021 Infection Prevention Tune-Up

Jackie Dorst, RDH


Time: 8:00 am - 11:30 am Code: T08 Cost: $0/$0 after Sept. 30

Recommended for: Entire Staff | Subject: Infection Control | CE Credits: 3

Course Description:

It’s time to Tune-Up your dental practice’s infection prevention. New products, new technologies, and yes even new protocols can save your dental practice time and money while ensuring patient and employee protection. Emerging diseases, complex dental technology equipment, medically compromised patients, and infection prevention breaches prompted the CDC to update Infection Prevention recommendations. Jackie will review the Summary of Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings – Basic Expectations for Safe Care and provide recommendations for products and techniques to help your practice Tune-Up infection prevention to meet the current Standard of Care. Jackie Dorst’s Infection Prevention Tune-Up provides the latest information from CDC for patient and employee protection. Attendees will learn how to utilize the CDC’s Infection Prevention Checklist and how to develop a customized written Infection Prevention Plan for the dental practice.

Course Objectives:

  • Define IFU’s for sterilization and disinfection.
  • Demonstrate correct donning and doffing of PPE.
  • Evaluate disinfectant product efficacy.
  • List validation methods for DUWs, instrument cleaning, sterilization.
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