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2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

DHYG-102 Aspects of Infection & Hazard Control in Dentistry

Credits 1 / 1 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Program Eligibility Requirements; Placement into ENGL-100 (ACSR-100), completion of ELAP-120 with a 2.0, or completion of RDNG-030, ACLT-075 or ACLT-076.
A lecture course designed to introduce infection control procedures and guidelines in the dental office. OSHA MIOSHA CDC and ADA laws rules and regulations will be discussed.

Course Outcomes
1. OSHA, MIOSHA, CDC, and ADA guidelines, rules and regulations 2. The microbial world and its relationship to humans 3. Blood borne pathogens 4. Oral and respiratory diseases 5. Infection control rationale and regulations 6. Immunization 7. Protective barriers 8. Instrument Processing 9. Surface and equipment asepsis 10. Dental unit water asepsis 11. Aseptic techniques 12. Laboratory and radiographic asepsis 13. Waste management 14. Clinical asepsis protocol 15. Office safety: chemical, program and plans