Part one of a practical and concise guide to decontamination in dental practices. This course covers the decontamination and reprocessing of instruments and other items.
Provides a practical and focused guide to infection prevention and control measures relevant to decontamination procedures in dental practices. The course addresses the whole instrument reprocessing cycle and the associated guidelines and procedures using a combination of summaries, case studies, images and videos. Complete this training at work or at home on a variety of devices including computers, tablets and smart phones.
After taking this course it is recommended that you also take the 'Dental Decontamination 2: Surfaces, Hand Hygiene and Other Key Areas' course.
On completion of this course trainees will:
1. Gain an awareness of the regulations and obligations for dental staff in the decontamination and sterilisation of instruments in dentistry.
2. Understand the overall instrument reprocessing cycle and the requirements and outcomes of each step.
3. Have an awareness of the relevant measures to reduce the risk of cross contamination throughout the instrument decontamination and sterilisation process.
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Trainees will cover the following modules:
Each module is accompanied by a multiple choice test to assess the trainee's understanding of the content. When all module tests are completed the trainee will receive a personalised certificate.