OSHA and CDC Infection Control Standards and Barrier Precautions in the Dental Setting, 3r - L0997


Release Date: February 15th, 2020

Expiration Date: February 14th, 2023

This basic-level course helps to protect both patient and practitioner safety by DHCP with a review of the guidelines contained in these well-established documents as well as of recent research on infection control challenges in the dental setting.


1.           Explain the importance of infection control in dentistry.

2.           Outline the CDC recommendations and OSHA regulations for infection control in the dental healthcare setting.

3.           Identify standard (universal) precautions.

4.           Describe personal protective equipment.

5.           Identify environmental infection control procedures.