Infection Control & Occupational Safety for the Dental Team
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Infection Control & Occupational Safety for the Dental Team

Infection Control & Occupational Safety for the Dental Team

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Texas A&M College of Dentistry

3302 Gaston Avenue

Dallas, TX 75246

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Practical Infection Control & Occupational Safety for the Dental Team

Course Summary:

This state-of-the-art integrated program is oriented towards training the dental team in initially understanding various aspects of Dental Infection Control including the CDC's 2003 Guidelines. The Infection Control part of the program provides understanding of the science, device selection, practical applications, aseptic techniques and practice standards that is required as a background in understanding and implementing federally required Occupational Safety Standards within the dental practice. Highlights in Infection Control are the Rationale, Common & Emerging Infectious Diseases, Handwashing, PPE, Surface Barriers, Use-Misuse & Selection of Germicides, Instrument Reprocessing & Process Validation, and Dental Treatment Water Contamination Control. The main OSHA Topics will include Bloodborne Pathogen Standards, Hazard Communication, and Building & Equipment Safety.

Course Presenter:

Dr. Raghunath (Ragu)Puttaiah is a Tenured Professor at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry. He is a Public Health Dentist and was the recipient of the first Johnson & Johnson Medical Inc. Post Graduate Fellowship in Infectious Disease Control in Dentistry. Dr. Puttaiah crafted the Dental SafetyOsha update Standards for India and has helped the Russian Federation in developing standards in Dental Safety. He has published research and review papers actively in peer-review journals. Dr. Puttaiah is involved in device development and evaluation and has been a scientific resource for over 25 dental industries. He is an ad hoc reviewer for lead journals in dentistry. He has provided over a 100 CDE programs worldwide and has been a keynote speaker at many national and international specialty meetings. He is a Fellow of the International College of Dentistry.

Course Information:

Total Training Time:6 Hours

CDE Credits: 4 Hours provided only for Dental Infection Control

Training in Occupational Safety*: 2 Hours

*No CDE Provided for OSHA Training as it is a federal requirement to be trained annually

Course Objectives:

On completion of this integrated program in Dental Infection Control & Occupational Safety, participants will understand current concepts in dental safety, meaningful application of aseptic techniques in a dental setting, understand the relationship between Infection Control Procedures and OSHA Rules, and finally the implication of Federal Rules in Occupational Safety pertaining to dental practice.

Date: Friday, May 12, 2016

Time:

  • 8:00 am - 8:30 am – Registration/continental breakfast
  • 8:30 am - 12:30 pm – Presentation for Dental Infection Control
  • 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm - Training for Occupational Safety

Location: BCD Room 605

Credit: 6 hours Lecture

AGD Codes: 148 Infectious Disease

Continental breakfast/Light Lunch

TAMBCD Office of CE Registration Information, Certifications & Cancellation/Refund policy:


Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
QUESTIONS: Please feel free to call us at 1-214-828-8238. For quickly response please email your questions through the online registration website

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp. Continuing education credits issued for participation in the CE activity may not apply toward license renewal in all states/provinces. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify the requirements of his/her state/provincial licensing board(s).

CONFIRMATIONS: Will be sent by e-mailto the official email address provided by the attendee to the registration website. Exact email is necessary

REGISTRATION CANCELLATION:Tuition is refundable if a course is canceled by the Office of CE. A $50 fee will be assessed for any course cancellation. All payments by check or cash are deposited into the Texas A&M account and CANNOT be refunded. “No Shows” for a course forfeit all tuition. Confirm notification of cancellation by e-mail.The CE Office cannot be held responsible for a non-refundable airline ticket.


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