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Find timely, unbiased, evidence-based, dental infection prevention and safety education and training to help you meet your educational requirements, professional goals, and enhance patient and provider safety. We offer ADA CERP credits for our continuing education activities and have recently introduced digital badges for key programs.

Courses & Conferences

OSAP Annual Conference

The OSAP Annual Conference is an advanced-level conference that brings together the most innovative thinkers in dental infection prevention, occupational health, and patient safety. The program covers a wide variety of topics relevant to dental infection control including evolving guidance, compliance, and emerging infection prevention and safety issues.

OSAP Dental Infection Control Boot Camp

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. The course curriculum is based on CDC Guidelines and OSHA Standards. 


CE Center

OSAP offers a variety of online self-study courses, many using Infection Control in Practice (ICIP), as well as live and on-demand webinars in our Infection Prevention and Safety CE Center. Click on the button below to view all available courses.

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If Saliva Were Red 

If Saliva Were Red, was produced without a voice track using visual rather than verbal cues to stress the need for procedure-specific infection control, making it a suitable training tool for classrooms and practices around the world, regardless of native language. CE is not available for this DVD. 


OSAP-DALE Foundation Certificate & Courses

OSAP-DALE Foundation Dental Infection Prevention and Control Certificate™

The OSAP-DALE Foundation Dental Infection Prevention and Control Certificate™ is a comprehensive, baseline educational program. It is intended for everyone in dentistry or anyone who wants to learn more about dental infection prevention and control. ​

OSAP-DALE Foundation Online Courses

OSAP has developed several online courses with the DALE Foundation. These courses are available for purchase on the DALE Foundation website


Past Annual Conference Slides

OSAP has a repository of Past Annual Conference Slides available for reference. These are members-only resources.  


Webinars

OSAP offers a variety of live and on-demand webinars presented by subject matter experts (SMEs) in infection prevention and patient safety.


Workbooks & Textbook

OSAP has two workbooks to help dental health care personnel (DHCP) understand and implement CDC guidelines and OSHA standards. 

OSAP also sells the Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials for the Dental Team, 6th Edition textbook which covers everything from basic concepts in microbiology to protocols for clinical asepsis. CE is not available for this textbook. 


Educational Framework – Proceedings of the Infection Control Consortium  

Learn more about the Educational Framework – Proceedings of the Infection Control Consortium developed in 2016 by the CDC Division of Oral Health and seven national dental organizations. 


CE Program & Provider Recognition

Learn more about OSAP’s CE Program & Provider Recognition.