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OSAP Dental Infection Control Boot Camp™

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Overview

The OSAP Dental Infection Control Boot Camp™ is a fast-paced, foundational-level educational course presented by national and international experts in dental infection prevention and patient safety. 

Boot Camp is perfect for those new to dental infection prevention and safety who are seeking an introductory understanding of the content area or for those who want to build on, apply, or enhance existing knowledge using content in practical applications to master concepts. This course is appropriate for those early in their career, making a career shift, or who want a refresher.

Participants gain an understanding of relevant infection control laws, regulations, guidelines, standards, and best practices. They will also get practical tips on how to implement them in their practice setting.

Curriculum

The course curriculum is based on the CDC Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings-2003, the 2016 Summary of Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings: Basic Expectations for Safe Care, the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (1910.1030), the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (1910.2000), and more.

Learning Objectives

After attending, participants will be able to:

  • describe disease transmission and principles of infection prevention and control in a variety of oral health care settings.
  • identify relevant infection control laws, regulations, guidelines, standards, and best practices.
  • utilize tools to assist with quality assurance measures (e.g., direct observation and feedback).

Target Audience

The target audience includes, but is not limited to:

  • Clinicians, infection control coordinators, and dental practice managers in solo and group practices
  • Consultants/lecturers who want to demonstrate infection control competency
  • Educators/program directors responsible for infection prevention and safety instruction
  • Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)/Public Health personnel responsible for infection prevention and control
  • IHS/Tribal Health Organization/Tribal Urban Clinic personnel responsible for infection prevention and control
  • Military/federal service employees responsible for infection control in their duty stations
  • Sales representatives, customer service personnel, service technicians, and other professionals who work for the companies that manufacture or distribute products, equipment, or services to the dental profession
  • Those who inspect or investigate dental settings for compliance with the guidelines and standards on behalf of the government, regulatory, accrediting, or public health authorities

Location

Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia
4355 Ashford Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30346

Dates

January 23 - 25, 2023
January 26, 2022 (Federal Services Only)

Registration

Information coming soon!