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Infection Prevention & Control 2023: What's New What's Not
Infection Prevention & Control 2023: What's New What's Not

Speakers: Kathy Eklund, RDH, MPH

Program Track: Clinical

Course Description: The goal of infection prevention & control (IPC) is to prevent healthcare-associated infections in patients and injuries and illnesses in personnel. To accomplish this goal, site-specific compliance with current CDC guidance is critical. This presentation will provide an overview of current guidance including CDC Core Practices, emphasizing the relevance for oral healthcare settings. Resources from CDC and OSAP to facilitate site-specific implementation and evaluation will be provided. *Note: This course offers a closed-captioned option as well as auto-translated subtitles in 10 languages.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe current CDC guidance for infection prevention & control.
  • Identify resources to facilitate implementation of current guidance.
  • Describe key elements of CDC Core Practices for infection prevention & control.

CE Credit Hours: 1.0

Original Date of Session: July 9, 2023

The American Dental Hygienists' Association is designated as an approved provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc. #AADHADH (Jan. 1, 2023–Dec. 31, 2023). Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial Board of Dentistry. Licensee should maintain this document in the event of an audit.

The American Dental Hygienists’ Association is an approved provider of dental continuing education as recognized by the Dental Board of California, Provider #5238.

Discounted member price: 35.00
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