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OSAP Releases Journal of Dental Infection Control and Safety

Monday, November 19, 2018  
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For additional information, contact:
Michelle Lee
Executive Director
(800) 298-6727
mlee@osap.org

OSAP Releases Journal of Dental Infection Control and Safety

ATLANTA (Nov. 19, 2018) — The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP), a community of clinicians, educators, consultants, researchers and industry representatives who advocate for the Safest Dental Visit™, has launched the Journal of Dental Infection Control and Safety, an online, peer-reviewed, professional journal. The inaugural issue features OSAP's white paper on dental unit waterlines that offers guidance to manufacturers and clinicians as well as recommendations for voluntary consensus standards.

Dr. J. Hudson Garrett Jr., Editor in Chief, OSAP board member, co-founder and president of the nonprofit Infection Prevention Institute, writes, “The Journal of Dental Infection Control and Safety is the industry’s premier peer-reviewed publication that addresses the infection control and safety challenges in oral healthcare across the continuum of care.”

“The journal,” he continues, “is open to all healthcare professionals that are interested in advancing evidence-based practice, reducing healthcare associated infections, and improving safety for both the dental healthcare team and the patient. The journal is a must have to ensuring compliance with regulatory, clinical standards, and accreditation requirements in the oral healthcare setting, and is a source of dissemination of clinical best practices.”

About the Journal of Dental Infection Control and Safety
The Journal of Dental Infection Control and Safety is a multidisciplinary, international journal that invites submissions from authors in all relevant disciplines and settings. Current topics of interest to the journal include: evidence-based practice, new initiatives, outcomes research, patient engagement, infection prevention and control, international and multidisciplinary issues, regulatory issues affecting dental healthcare professionals, patient safety topics, resident engagement and satisfaction, implementation of new technologies and innovations, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement Triple Aim, and issues confronted in clinical practice.

Authors can submit manuscripts through the online portal found at osapjdics.scholasticahq.com.

About OSAP
The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) is a growing community of clinicians, educators, consultants, researchers, and industry representatives who advocate for safe and infection-free delivery of oral healthcare. OSAP focuses on strategies to improve compliance with safe practices and on building a strong network of recognized infection control experts. OSAP offers an extensive online collection of resources, publications, FAQs, checklists, and toolkits that help dental professionals deliver the safest dental visit possible for their patients.

Additionally, registration is open for Dental Infection Control Boot Camp™ taking place Wednesday, January 23 to Friday, January 25, 2019 at the Intercontinental Buckhead. National and international experts in infection prevention and patient safety will deliver a fast-paced, comprehensive curriculum. Dental Infection Control Boot Camp™ offers federal services and civilian attendees a foundational, comprehensive three-day training program that covers core infection prevention and safety fundamentals for dental practitioners. It offers 24+ continuing education hours.

For additional information, visit www.osap.org.

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