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2019 OSAP Annual Conference

CDC Guidelines: From Policy to Practice by OSAP




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Comprising 20 educational chapters with seven appendices and an index, CDC Guidelines: From Policy to Practice byOSAP is structured to mirror the recommendations contained in CDC's "Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-care Settings, 2003." A complete chapter explains the rationale and clarifies procedures for complying with each category of recommendations that CDC addresses in its guidelines. A detailed preface outlines how to use the workbook to ensure that dental workers get the most from the material presented.

CDC Guidelines:
From Policy to Practice by OSAP
Table of Contents

Preface Your Guide to Using This Workbook

1 An Introduction to Dental Infection Control
2 Personnel Elements of an Infection Control Program
3 Preventing Transmission of Bloodborne Pathogens Managing Exposures to Blood and Body Fluids
4 Hand Hygiene
5 Personal Protective Equipment
6 Contact Dermatitis and Latex Allergy
7 Sterilization and Disinfection of Patient-Care Items
8 Environmental Infection Control, Clinical Contact Surfaces, Housekeeping Surfaces, Medical Waste
9 Dental Unit Waterlines, Biofilm, and Water Quality
10 Dental Handpieces &Other Devices Attached to Air Lines and Waterlines
11 Dental Radiography
12 Aseptic Technique for Parenteral Medications
13 Single-Use (Disposable) Devices
14 Preprocedural Mouthrinses
15 Oral Surgical Procedures
16 Handling of Biopsy Specimens
17 Handling of Extracted Teeth
18 Dental Laboratory
19 Tuberculosis and Dentistry
20 Program Evaluation

A CDC Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings, 2003
B Recommended Vaccination Schedule for Dental Workers
C Quick-Reference Chart: Processing Patient-Care Items and Environmental Surfaces
D CDC Sample Safety Device Screening and Evaluation Forms
E Resources for Compliance and Product Information
F Continuing Education Information
G Glossary


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