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Infection Control Principles and Practices for Dental Settings

Infection Control Principles and Practices for Dental Settings

August 23, 2019 - August 24, 2019, United Arab Emirates - Dubai

Course Overview
The course articulates the principle of infection prevention recommendations in a dental healthcare setting. This certified course provides the dental professionals with the latest clinical update, evidence-based principles, OSHA’s Bloodborne pathogens standard and practices effective in eliminating the risk of spreading harmful pathogens to patients, staff and visitors.

Course Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the compliance of infectioncontrol regulations and recommendations of advisory agencies.
  • Differentiate the source transmission of pathogenic organisms in the dental health care setting and strategies for prevention and control.
  • Understand and execute the engineering 6 and work practice controls, which reduce the risk of patient and dental health care worker exposure to potentially infectious material.
  • Able to select and use the personal protective equipment to prevent patient and dental health care worker contact with potentially infectious material.
  • Create and maintain a safe environment for patient care, by adhering to best practices for cleaning, disinfection, and dterilization.
  • Select appropriate measures to prevent and control infectious and communicable diseases in dental health care workers.

Certification

  • Certificate approved by the American Academy of General Dentistry. (AAGD)
  • CME hours

Agenda Day 1

08:45 - 09:00 Registration / Welcoming Coffee / Introduction
09:00 - 09:30 Compliance with Infection Control
Regulations and Recommendations of Advisory Agencies
09:30 - 10:30 Mechanisms of Transmission of Pathogenic Organisms in the Dental Health Care
Setting and Strategies for Prevention and Control
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 12:30 Engineering and Work Practice Controls Which Reduce the Risk of Patient and Dental Health Care Worker Exposure to Potentially Infectious Material
12:30 - 13:30 Prayer Time / Lunch Break
13:30 - 16:30 Selection and Use of Personal Protective Equipment to Prevent Patient & Dental Health Care Worker Contact with Potentially Infectious Material
16:30 - 17:00 Demonstrations
17:00 - 17:30 Discussion & Question Answers

Agenda Day 2

08:45 - 09:00 Registration / Welcoming Coffee
09:00 - 09:20 Welcoming – Summary of day 1
09:20 - 10:30 Creation and Maintenance of a Safe Environment for Patient Care by Adhering to Best Practices for Cleaning, Disinfection, and Sterilization
10:30 - 10:45 Tea & Coffee Break
10:45 - 12:00 Preventing and Controlling Infectious and Communicable Diseases in Dental Health Care Workers
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 - 14:00 Play role Session
14:00 - 16:00 Knowledge Assessments
Online Course with Access and Instructor Guide.
Multiple Choice Knowledge Check (Certificate Approved by AAGD)(Participants to bring Laptops/Tables to access test).
16:00 - 16:15 Wrap Up

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