Infection Control for Minnesota Dental Professionals - Meets MBD's Requirement of Core Subject
Activity Provided By
Biologix Solutions, LLC
Overview / Abstract
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to learn:
Describe the impact of healthcare-associated infections in the dental setting.
Explain the responsibility of dental healthcare professionals to adhere to scientifically accepted principles and practices of infection control.
Define the concept of the chain of infection and present strategies for prevention and control of pathogens.
Summarize accepted prevention strategies to prevent dental patient and dental healthcare worker contact with potentially infectious material.
Demonstrate the proper use of infection control principles and practices for cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization in all dental healthcare settings.
Outline the use of engineering and work practice controls to reduce the opportunity for dental patient and dental healthcare worker exposure to potentially infectious material in all dental healthcare settings.
Identify the principles and practices designed to identify, manage, and prevent infectious and communicable diseases, including bloodborne pathogens, in dental healthcare workers.
Contact Hours : 2 Hours (Infection Control is considered one of the core elements. A licensee seeking renewal shall complete a minimum of 2 different core subject areas per biennial (Infection control, Record keeping, Ethics, Management of medical emergencies, Patient communications, Diagnosis and treatment)
Credits / Hours
Activity Certified By
Biologix Solutions LLC is an accredited dental continuing education provider by the Dental Board of California, Iowa Dental Board, Maryland Board of Dental Examiners & NY State Department of Health. Minnesota Board of Dental Examiners Accepts Courses Approved By Other State Dental Boards/Agencies.
Is This Activity Certified for "Live" Credit?
Presenters / Authors / Faculty
Biologix Solutions LLC
Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers
Activity Specialities / Related Topics
Infectious Disease, Immunizations / Vaccinations, HIV / AIDS, Dentistry General, Dentistry CAD/CAM, Dentistry "Laser", Dentistry "Cosmetic", Dental Implants, Dental Hygiene, Contamination & Infection Control