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Compendium eBook

Current Topics in Infection Control

May 25, 2018

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Volume 38 eBook 25

This eBook provides two continuing education articles on infection control.  The first CE article identifies common hazards dental workers face on a daily basis, including infectious agents such as bloodborne pathogens, patient blood, and other body fluids. The author then presents strategies for preventing injury and infection. The second CE article describes dental water safety. Intended to help dental practices perform dental-unit water-line (DUWL) testing, this article discusses modes of microbial transmission in dental environments and describes ways to monitor DUWL emissions, including use of in-office test kits and mail-in services. Download to earn 4 FREE CEU now! 

 

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CE 1: Preventing Occupational Acquisition of Bloodborne Pathogens
Charles John Palenik, MS, PhD, MBA
This CE article identifies common hazards dental workers face on a daily basis, including infectious agents such as bloodborne pathogens, patient blood, and other body fluids. The author discusses how exposures can, and do, occur in dental offices and presents strategies for preventing injury and infection.
Credits: 2 Self-Study CEU
Cost: $0
Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC

CE 2: Treating and Monitoring Dental Water
Nancy Dewhirst, RDH, BS; and John A. Molinari, PhD
This CE article describes dental water safety, noting that potentially pathogenic waterborne microorganisms can contaminate water in dental settings. Intended to help dental practices perform dental-unit water-line (DUWL) testing, this article discusses modes of microbial transmission in dental environments and describes ways to monitor DUWL emissions, including use of in-office test kits and mail-in services.
Credits: 2 Self-Study CEU
Cost: $0
Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC

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