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OSHA, TB, Bloodborne Pathogens and Infection Control: Annual Update

Discover the latest OSHA requirements concerning bloodborne pathogens and exposure control. You will also learn the details of the latest Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines for dentistry, barriers, epidemiology, and principles of sterilization. OSHA’s annual training requirements will be satisfied except for office specifics.

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Review and discuss the latest OSHA regulations as they pertain to dentistry with an emphasis on bloodborne pathogens.
  2. Discuss the epidemiology and current CDC recommendations for prevention and transmission of HIV, HBV, HCV, TB, and other pathogens associated with clinical dentistry.
  3. Review requirements for an effective needle stick/sharp exposure policy and post-exposure protocol.
  4. Discuss new regulations for record-keeping in the dental office.
  5. Discuss new potential infectious diseases that may impact the practice of dentistry.

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