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2012 OSAP-Federal Dental Services

Infection Prevention & Control Course

 

The 11th Annual Dental Infection Control Course is co-sponsored by the United States Air Force and OSAP for Federal Dental Service personnel. Civilians also are welcome to participate. The course runs from Monday through Thursday, January 9-12, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia and offers 28 hours of CE credit.

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Course Information
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Travel & Destination Information

The course will be conducted at the:

Loews Atlanta Hotel
1065 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30309

Hotel room rate is $132. For federal services employees, it will be the prevailing government per diem rate.

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Course Registration
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Exhibitor Information
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Course Goals

  1. Verify competency in dental infection control and safety principles;
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  2. Provide the latest information on the implementation and management of effective infection control and occupational health and safety programs for dental settings emphasizing infectious diseases and occupational risks associated with dentistry;
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  3. Ensure participants understand and can implement behavioral change theory in their training endeavors; and
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  4. Achieve a consistent level of competency among dental infection control trainers.
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Principle Target Audience

Federal Dental Services dentists, hygienists, dental assistants and laboratory technicians who have been assigned responsibility in infection control and occupational health/safety.

This course also is applicable to large civilian dental practices, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC), Health Maintenance Organizations, dental insurers, dental manufacturer sales/marketing staff, dental infection control consultants, faculty of dental schools, dental hygiene and dental assisting programs, and infection control nurses who work closely with dental clinics.

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Prerequisites

In order to obtain maximum benefit from this course, it is suggested that all attendees have:

  1. A professional degree (DDS, DMD, RDH, MD, RN); or
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  2. A minimum of an associates degree (preferably in healthcare or the life/health sciences); or
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  3. Completed basic military dental assisting training with at least two years clinical experience; or
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  4. Completed a civilian training program leading to either registration (RDA) or certification (CDA) with at least two years clinical experience.
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Program at a Glance

2012 Course Topics include:

  • Cleaning, Disinfection, Sterilization
  • Dental Laboratory Asepsis
  • Dental Operatory Asepsis
  • Dental Product Evaluation/USAF DECS
  • Dental Unit Water Quality
  • Hand Hygiene
  • Health-Care Associated Infection Surveillance
  • Hepatitis Update
  • Historical Perspective
  • Immunization Update
  • Mercury Hygiene/Amalgam Waste Issues
  • Microbiology/Infectious Diseases
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Occupational Allergies in Dentistry
  • Occupational Exposures
  • OSHA/HAZCOM Update
  • Program Management
  • Special IC Considerations
  • Tuberculosis Update
  • Service Breakout Sessions

Click here to access the 2012 Program Brochure

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Schedule

Click here to access a copy of the schedule.

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Travel & Destination Information
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Deadlines

The deadline to register as an attendee for both the hotel and the Infection Control Course is December 23, 2011. No registrations will be accepted after December 23.

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Participation Policies

  • Continuing Education (CE) Credits are awarded at the conclusion of the program to participants who have attended all programming including service breakouts.
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  • Professional behavior of all attendees and manufacturer representatives is expected at this dental meeting. Disruptive or discourteous behavior will not be tolerated.
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  • Attire for Federal Services attendees:
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    Air Force: Service Dress
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    Army: 1st day: Class A's; 2nd & 3rd days: Class B's; Last day is a travel day so civilian attire is authorized.
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    Coast Guard: Service Dress Blue for the first day; Tropical Blue Long for the remaining days; Last day is a travel day so civilian attire is authorized.
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    Navy: 1st day: Dress Blues; 2nd & 3rd days: Working Uniform; Last day: Business Casual.
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    Public Health Service:
    Service Dress Blue for the first day; Summer Blue (Salt and Pepper) for remaining days; Last day is a travel day so civilian attire is authorized.
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  • Attire for Civilian attendees: Business
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Course Registration

 

Registration Fee Received By December 23, 2011
Federal Services Personnel $200
OSAP Member $400
Non-Member $450

 

Please Note: The Federal Services registration category is intended for employees of the Air Force, Army, Navy, Public Health Service and Veterans Administration. Non-Federal Service attendees should not register in this category. Participants who register incorrectly will be charged the appropriate registration fee.

 

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received in writing by December 23, 2011 receive a full refund less a $25 administrative fee. Cancellations received after December 23, 2011 are not eligible for refunds. This cancellation policy does not apply to Federal Service Employees.

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Registration Options

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Download and complete the PDF registration form


Register online
Please note, if you are a Federal Services employee requiring deferred payment, please immediately download, complete and fax back the the PDF registration form listed in Option #1 to reserve your chair for the course.

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Exhibitor Information

A Great Opportunity:

  • All companies that produce and/or distribute quality infection control products are encouraged to participate in the 2012 Federal Dental Services Infection Control Course. A special VENDOR FAIR is built into the program and offers dedicated time to meet with the course attendees about your products.
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  • The Vendor Fair is scheduled on Wednesday, January 11 from 9 am until 11:30 am.
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  • Companies also are encouraged to send their marketing personnel to the entire course; a special exhibitor discount is offered.
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  • The deadline for Exhibitor Registration is December 23, 2011
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Registration Options

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Download and complete the PDF registration form


Register online for January 11, 2012 Vendor Fair

 

Register online additionally for entire 4 day program

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