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ADA Credits: 1 | AGD Credits: 1 | Cost: $19.00

Maintaining a Disinfected Patient Care Area

Categories: Infection Prevention

Author(s): Maryanne Ferree RDH, BS, PHDHP

Course Type: Self-instruction journal and web based activity

Target Audience: Dental Assistants, Dental Hygienist, Dentists from novice to advanced

Educational Objectives

After completing this webinar, participants will be able to:
• Discuss the role that the dental environmental sources play in pathogen transmission
• Discuss cleaning and disinfection strategies of patient care areas
• Discuss EPA-registered cleaners and disinfectants 


From the moment a patient enters the operatory we should be confident that the treatment area is clean and disinfected. Our patients rely on us to provide safe dental care which includes a setting free of disease-causing pathogens. Proper use of cleaning procedures and products are vital to prevent cross contamination. This webinar will walk you through surface cleaning and disinfection of patient care areas before and after treatment. 

ADA Credits: 1 | AGD Credits: 1 | Cost: $19.00

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