Registration Opens for OSAP Infection Control Boot Camp

Posted on August 25, 2015

ANNAPOLIS, MD. – August 25, 2015– The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP), the advocate for The Safest Dental Visit™, has opened registration for their 2016 Boot Camp: Infection Control Basic Training in Atlanta, Georgia, January 11-13, 2016. The course will cover all of the core infection prevention fundamentals for dental practitioners, and offer up to 24 continuing education (CE) hours. For more information or to register, go to http://bit.ly/1WF6kKC. Space is limited.

The OSAP Boot Camp features national and international experts in infection prevention and safety, presenting a fast-paced, comprehensive curriculum. The course starts at 8am on Monday, January 11, and concludes at 5:30pm on Wednesday, January 13. Federal services attendees will have breakout sessions on Thursday, August 21 and will earn an additional four hours of CE credit. All attendees will receive a resource binder, checklists, tools, and much more.

Boot Camp participants will learn about:

·       disease transmission and principles of infection prevention and control in a variety of oral healthcare settings

·       infection control laws, regulations, guidelines and best practices

·       principles of quality assurance in infection control

Anyone involved with infection control in dentistry would benefit from this course.  Boot Camp is targeted to dental personnel who desire a strong foundation in infection control, infection control coordinators, educators, and compliance officers, federal service employees with infection control responsibilities, federally qualified health center personnel, consultants, and sales representatives.

Early-bird (before September 30) registration for the 2016 Boot Camp is $375 for OSAP members and $550 for non-members. There is a discount for additional attendees from the same facility. Discounted hotel rooms are available at the Westin Atlanta Perimeter North, where the course will be held. Complete information on the Boot Camp is available on the OSAP website: www.osap.org.

Companies are invited to showcase innovative products and services related to dental infection control and patient safety at the vendor fair on Wednesday, January 13.Exhibition space is still available and OSAP Corporate members are eligible to receive a discounted rate. For more information about exhibiting, go to: http://bit.ly/1NljgCn.

Celebrating over 30 years of service to the worldwide dental community, OSAP is a growing community of clinicians, educators, students, policy-makers, 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 to help dental professionals ensure that every visit is The Safest Dental Visit™ for patients and the dental team. For more information, call 800-298-OSAP (6727) or 410-571-0003 or visit www.osap.org.

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