Infection Control Home Study Book covers:If you would like a book mailed to you, please purchase the shipping separately under the Home Study listing.
The purpose of this course is to provide the dental team with a clear and concise plan of infection control practices. Dental workers may be exposed to a number of pathogenic microorganisms and must be aware of what to do to protect themselves as well as their families. OSHA regulations will be discussed.
1. To familiarize members of the dental team with the preventive measures issued by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) with respect for infection.
2. To provide dental team members with clear-cut, practical steps to prevent the spread of communicable diseases in the dental office.
3. To address the needs of dentistry as they change with the changing demands of infectious diseases.
4. To educate Dental Healthcare Workers (DHCW) and help alleviate any misconceptions regarding AIDS, Herpes, Hepatitis, and other infectious Diseases.
Upon Completion of the Home Study book, the quiz at the end must be mailed | faxed in to receive your credits. Credits are earned when the Quiz is received at our facility. NOTE: Once purchased, these cannot be returned for refund.
Once you purchase this booklet you will receive a link to download the material.
The NJ State Board of Dentistry has voted that Registered Dental Hygienists are required to complete the Opioid and Infection Control CE this renewal period (which expires on December 31, 2021)
The requirements include:
One hour of continuing education in educational programs on topics concerning prescription opioid drugs, including the risks and signs of opioid abuse, addiction, and diversion.
One hour of continuing education in preventing and controlling infectious diseases and managing personnel health and safety concerns related to infection control in dental setting