RDA Required Course: Infection Control
Feb 22, 2014
from 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM
|Where||UCLA School of Dentistry|
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Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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This required course for RDA licensure is an eight (8) hour Infection Control course taught in a one day session focusing on all aspects of infection control in a dental setting including disinfection and sterilization, universal/standard precautions, operatory set-up and clean-up. This course will discuss the dental assistants responsibilities in the office following the updated CDC guidelines and regulations from the Dental Board of California. After the successful completion of this course, your dental assistant will meet the requirements of sections 1750 or 1752:1 from the Dental Board of California as well as for Orthodontic Assistant permit (Section 1750:2) and Oral Sedation permit ( Section 1750:4).
- Minimum standards of infection control (Sec. 1005)
- Disease transmission
- Waste management
- Infection control in laboratory areas
- Injury and illness prevention
- You must have one (1) patient available for the clinical portion of the session.
- Participants must wear scrubs for the session.
Cara Batson, RDA
Cara is the previous Infection Control Coordinator for the UCLA School of Dentistry and has been in the dental field as clinical assistant and an educator for over 20 years. Cara holds a California Designated Subjects Teachers Credential in Dental Services.
Charlene Flowers, RDA
Charlene has been an RDA for 23 years and a teaching Dental Assisting for 3 years. She also worked for UCLA School of Dentistry for 18 years.