OSAP Symposium A Must-Attend For Those with Infection Control Responsibilities
Thursday, April 18, 2013
ANNAPOLIS, MD—April 18,
The recent news of infection control breaches is an
important reminder for all professionals to understand current guidelines and
regulations. The upcoming annual OSAP infection prevention & safety
conference June 13-15 in San Diego, CA is an excellent opportunity for those
assigned with responsibility for infection control to ensure they are
up-to-date and armed with the resources they need to do the job.
As a leading advocate for the safe and
infection-free delivery of oral healthcare, the Organization for Safety,
Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) is sponsoring a timely conference focused on
providing dental professionals with cutting-edge information and
up-to-the-minute guidelines, policies, checklists and support in infection
prevention. The theme of the 2013 event is Charting a Course for Infection
Prevention & Safety.
"Recent infection control breaches
provide opportunities to understand outbreak protocols, how to manage complex,
rapidly-changing situations and how to better assure compliance with
recommended infection control recommendations,” said Therese Long, OSAP
executive director. "OSAP remains committed to ensure safe oral healthcare
throughout the world, and we urge all dental professionals to stay
vigilant. The annual OSAP symposium is a place for us to come together
and learn the latest in infection prevention. The course offers up to 18 hours
of continuing education credit and the early bird registration rate runs
through April 20.”
Hosted at the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay
Spa & Marina, the program is designed to present cutting-edge information,
skill-building sessions and numerous opportunities to learn, share and grow.
The symposium will allow participants to
navigate current changes and emerging issues in science, technology,
guidelines, regulations, policies, practices and products; explore connections,
resources and tools to optimize compliance and advance a culture of safety
The symposium welcomes infection control
coordinators in large group practices, infection control educators and
consultants, risk management professionals, public health professionals, policy
makers in disease control and safety, and sales and marketing professionals.
Registration must be made online, and
can be accessed by visiting www.OSAP.org and
clicking on the OSAP 2013 Symposium link.
the latest infection control information, guidelines and resources, visit www.OSAP.org.
The Organization for
Safety, Asepsis and Prevention is the world's leading membership association
exclusively dedicated to preventing disease transmission and ensuring the safe
delivery of oral healthcare for all. As a non-profit organization, OSAP
helps dental practitioners close the gap between policy and practice. Its
members include dental and other healthcare professionals, consultants,
researchers and non-governmental organizations, manufacturing and distribution
companies, policy makers and academia. For more information, visit www.OSAP.org.