Pentagon Dental Infection Control A1
This is an annual CE training to review CDC protocols and best practices for infection control in the dental setting.
This activity provides continuing education for dentists, dental hygienists, and dental lab technicians. A certificate of attendance is available for other attendees.
- Comprehend CDC guidelines specific to infection control in a dental setting.
- Demonstrate proper hand hygiene in order to reduce the spread of bacteria in the dental setting.
- Show how to properly don PPE, barrier wrap and prepare operatories for patient care, doff PPE, and break down operatories at the completion of patient care.
- Differentiate between safe infection control practices and those practices that will lead to greater risk of infection in the patient and provider populations, to include respiratory hygiene, sharps safety, and injection safety.
DHA J-7 staff, Planning Committee Members and reviewers have no financial or non-financial interest to disclose. All faculty members have no financial or non-financial interest to disclose.
- 3.00 ADA
- 3.00 Certificate of Attendance
- 3.00 IPCEThis activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 3.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by DHA, J-7, CEPO. DHA, J-7, CEPO is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP), and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) to provide continuing education for the health care team.