At The Dental Op, our 8-Hour Dental Infection Control course is a California Dental Board Approved course that will fulfil the requirements for an unlicensed dental assistant and requirements for your RDA (Registered Dental Assistant) application.
The course will provide students with basic concepts, step-by-step procedures, and the current regulatory aspects related to infection control and office safety.
Our Dental Infection Control course consists of 4 hours of online learning and 4 hours of clinical instruction. At the end of our course, you will have your 8-Hour Infection Control Certification.
- Microbiology and Infection Control
- Characteristics of Microorganisms
- Development of Infectious Diseases
- Emerging Diseases
- Oral Microbiology and Plaque-associated Diseases
- Blood-borne Pathogens
- Oral and Respiratory Diseases
- Infection Control Regulations
- 4 hours of online learning
- 4 hours of laboratory and clinical instruction
- All Materials and Supplies
- California 8-Hour Infection Control Printed Certificate at the end of class.
- Protective Barriers
- Instrument Processing
- Surface and Equipment Asepsis
- Dental Unit Water Asepsis
- Aseptic Techniques
- Laboratory and Radiographic Asepsis
- Waste Management
- A Clinical Asepsis Protocol
- About the Occupational Safety and Health Administration
- OSHA Inspections
- Management of the Office Safety Program
- Medical Tourism
- Managing Chemicals Safely
- Greener Infection Control
- Employee Fire Prevention and Emergency Action Plans
- Infection Control Concerns During Remodeling or Construction
The following requirements are necessary to enroll in the 8-Hour Infection Control Course offered by The DentalOp:
- PERSON MUST SPEAK ENGLISH
- STUDENT MUST WEAR SCRUBS
- STUDENT MUST HAVE HAIR PULLED BACK
- STUDENT MUST WEAR CLOSED TOES FOOTWEAR
**Effective January 1, 2010, The Dental Board of California, under B&P Section 1750, requires each unlicensed dental assistant under a dentist’s continuous employment for 120 days or more, and within a year of the date of employment, to complete a Dental Board- approved course in infection control, with a minimum length of 8 hours, and a Dental Board-approved course in the California Dental Practice Act.