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Interactive Online Article:
Understanding CDC's Summary of Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings
Developed as part of a collaboration between OSAP, the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB), and the DALE Foundation.
This article addresses the “Summary of Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings: Basic Expectations for Safe Care” by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The “Summary” provides basic infection prevention principles and recommendations for dental healthcare settings, reaffirms Standard Precautions as the foundation for preventing transmission of infectious agents during patient care, and provides links to full guidelines and source documents.
- The interactive format of the online article allows you to:
- Take notes
- Access a glossary and links to related resources
- Understand the information before you complete a 20 question post-article assessment worth 2 CE credits, processing fee ($30)
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This new interactive online article can be purchased through the DALE Foundation's website. You will need to create an account on the DALE Foundation's website during the checkout process. Group purchases are available.