OSHA: Bloodborne Pathogens- Standard Annual Review for Dental Staff

 

For dental health care personnel (DHCP) infection and communicable disease can lead to illness, disability, and loss of work time. In addition, patients, family members, and community contacts can become exposed and may become ill or suffer permanent after effects. Infection control from bloodborne pathogens in the clinical dental setting is regulated by OSHA and mandated for many healthcare professions, including dentistry. The emphasis of training is prevention of infection from the clinical and practical knowledge of bloodborne pathogen management. Blood and bodily fluids are part of the clinical experience so a strong knowledge base for the dentist, hygienist, and assistant, as well as office staff, creates a safe and confident environment which protects both patient and clinician. This course reviews basic OSHA guidelines, discusses major categories of bloodborne pathogens, and offers practical clinical support to use best available practices.

$49.95

Hours: 2.00
REL-HHS-ADL-OSHABBP

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The Academy-Dental Learning and OSHA Training

2.0 HOURS


This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-HHS-ADL-OSHABBP
Hours: 2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 10/31/2020
Learning Objectives:
Understand the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard training requirements and study
materials in this course.
Review important terms and concepts in management of bloodborne pathogens in the clinical setting per OSHA guidelines.
Know Standard Precaution measures mandated by state and federal OSHA guidelines.
Identify strategies to prevent occupational exposures to bloodborne pathogens.
Know post-accidental exposure protocols per OSHA.
Identify Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) for dental personnel per OSHA.

Outline:
Introduction Course Description Learning Objectives Infection Control: Regulations and Guidelines Introduction Quick Reference Guide to the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard – 2013 Bloodborne Pathogens Clinical Review Standard Precautions Hepatitis B Hepatitis C HIV / AIDS Recommended Immunizations for Dental Personnel DHCP Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens Clinical Frequencies of Transmission Infection Exposure Control in the Clinical Setting Blood Exposure: Clinical Considerations Dental Healthcare Personnel (DHCP) Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) for the Dental Team Clinical Attire Sharps Exposure Prevention and Personnel Safety per OSHA & CDC Occupational Accidental Exposure Management Percutaneous Injury Biohazardous Material Biopsy Specimens Extracted Teeth Disposal of Waste Summary of Bloodborne Pathogen Management Principles Course Contributors References

Instructor: Howard A. Boone, MD
Howard A. Boone, MD, is a faculty advisor for Academy of Dental Learning for Infection Control in the clinical setting. Former Chief of Surgery at Tahoe Forest Health System and San Francisco General Hospital, Dr. Boone supervised clinical training for infection control specialists. Dr. Boone generously adds editorial and clinical suggestions to make MDC courses better and relevant to current evidence-based information. Disclosure: Howard A. Boone, MD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Instructor: MaryLou Austin, RDH, M.Sc.
MaryLou Austin, RDH, M.Sc., practiced clinical dental hygiene for over 20 years, and recently completed a hospital rotation on a dental trauma surgical team. Also a long time Health Science and Dental Educator, Ms. Austin has developed learning systems for dental professionals, created rural dental clinic delivery models, and has authored and edited many dental publications. She graduated from the University of Nevada, summa cum laude, and is the current Director of Education for My Dental CE & OSHA Training. Disclosure: MaryLou Austin, RDH, M.Sc. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry and intermediate level General Staff; in the following settings: Outpatient/Ambulatory Clinics.
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Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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