Pentagon Dental Infection Control A2

May 27, 2020

Program Description

This is an annual CE training to review CDC protocols and best practices for infection control in the dental setting.

Target Audience

This activity provides continuing education for dentists, dental hygienists, and dental lab technicians. A certificate of attendance is available for other attendees.

Learning Objectives

  1. Comprehend CDC guidelines specific to infection control in a dental setting.
  2. Demonstrate proper hand hygiene in order to reduce the spread of bacteria in the dental setting.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 ADA
    The Defense Health Agency J-7 Continuing Education Program Office is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
  • 3.00 Certificate of Attendance
  • 3.00 IPCE
    This 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), and the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) to provide continuing education for the health care team.
Course opens: 
03/16/2020
Course expires: 
06/10/2020
Event starts: 
05/27/2020 - 08:00
Event ends: 
05/27/2020 - 11:30
Arlington, VA
United States

 

Disclosure

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.

Available Credit

  • 3.00 ADA
    The Defense Health Agency J-7 Continuing Education Program Office is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
  • 3.00 Certificate of Attendance
  • 3.00 IPCE
    This 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), and the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) to provide continuing education for the health care team.
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