OSAP-DALE Foundation Dental Infection Prevention and Control eHandbook™

Sitting at a computer reading can be boring; however, this interactive infection control eHandbook is anything but that. This course contains a lot of information, but the companion workbook provides you with activities while taking the course to capture your interest and information to refer to afterwards for years to come. It was easy to navigate and I like how it was divided into sections. If this course was rated out of five stars, I would give it at least five!

Katy Warren

RDH, M.Ed, Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene and Consultant

OSAP-DALE Foundation Dental Infection Prevention and Control eHandbook™

An online resource on infection control that is practical and accessible — eliminating the burden of time and travel away from the office. It is self-directed and allows learners to apply their knowledge and experience in a highly relevant, goal-oriented format. Photos, case studies, and other methodologies help to reinforce learning and application into each individual’s practice setting, educational venue or in consultative selling.

The eHandbook content addresses all the master curriculum elements for infection prevention and control education. The eHandbook helps users fill gaps of knowledge from available infection control resources and helps to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations, guidelines, and standards.

The eHandbook is a required step to earning the OSAP-DALE Foundation Dental Infection Prevention and Control Certificate™

Price

$195.00 for 6-month access

Content

Includes an introductory module, three units and nine chapters that help organize key concepts in a logical progression. The eHandbook includes:

UNIT 1: Infection Control and Infectious Diseases in Dental Healthcare Settings
  • Chapter 1: Key Concepts in Infection Control
  • Chapter 2: Transmission and Prevention of Infectious Diseases in Dental Healthcare Settings
  • Chapter 3: Infectious Diseases of Concern in Dental Healthcare Settings
UNIT 2: Elements of Infection Control in Everyday Practice
  • Chapter 4: Infection Control Practices in Dental Healthcare Settings
  • Chapter 5: Sterilization and Disinfection of Patient-Care Items
  • Chapter 6: Environmental Infection Control
  • Chapter 7: Dental Waterlines, Biofilm, and Water Quality
  • Chapter 8: Special Considerations
UNIT 3: Infection Control Policies and Procedures at the Facility Level
  • Chapter 9: Elements of an Infection Control Program

I just downloaded the workbook and I am amazed about how informative it is in a practical way. As a clinician, I know how important it is to be at the top of Infection Control knowledge at the dental office as to set the example and lead the Dental assistants in that area and promote education among them.

Zaida Pena

DMD

Everyone wants a safe dental visit, but how do we achieve it? OSAP-DALE Foundation’s educational program provides a foundation of knowledge, in a changing world.  Offices vary, locations are different, but standards of safety should be uniform.  OSAP and the DALE Foundation have filled an important need!

Mary Fadhl

Independent Dental Rep

Benefits Include

Companion Workbook

A downloadable PDF workbook that aligns with the eHandbook chapters and headings. It is structured for guided note-taking with prompts that ask questions and provide opportunities to fill in the blanks and “complete the statement.”  The companion workbook includes links to key resources noted in the eHandbook. Long after access to the eHandbook expires, this companion workbook can be used as a valuable reference.

References & Resources

Key references and resources provided in the eHandbook are summarized in one downloadable PDF for future reference. Note that hyperlinks can change over time, so titles and additional information are provided in the event of a broken link.

CE Credits

10 hours of continuing education (CE) credit, ADA CERP and AGD PACE recognized

ADA CERP & AGD PACE Recognition

This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between the DALE Foundation and OSAP.

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Dental Infection Prevention and Control eHandbook™
Average rating:  
 7 reviews
 by Suzannr Hyde, RDA
Perfect course everday!

This course is split into bit size sections with very important information for every day. Always great to keep up on the latest developments. I am certain extra care and education will be standard post corona days.

 by Mary Fadhl
OSAP and the DALE Foundation have filled an important need!

Everyone wants a safe dental visit, but how do we achieve it? OSAP-DALE Foundation’s educational program provides a foundation of knowledge, in a changing world. Offices vary, locations are different, but standards of safety should be uniform.

 by Katy Warren
If this course was rated out of five stars, I would give it at least five!

Sitting at a computer reading can be boring; however, this interactive infection control eHandbook is anything but that. This course contains a lot of information, but the companion workbook provides you with activities while taking the course to capture your interest and information to refer to afterwards for years to come. It was easy to navigate and I like how it was divided into sections.

 by Letitia Jones
Excellent

Excellent course!! Up-to-date materials,reinforcement questions.Love it can't wait until the assessment is ready.

 by Tracie Wright
This was truly an excellent course and and the creators should be applauded!

I recently finished the course. I have so many good things to say about this that I do not know where to start. The course is set up in small units which I love because it is easy to complete short assignments when you have only a small window of time to work on it. It was super easy to navigate through tabs and drop downs. This course was the single most comprehensive course in infection control I have ever seen. I teach infection control to my students who pass the DANB ICE every year. I usually have to use many sources to equal the information that is contained in this course. It was a fabulous review and should be used by all dental professionals.

 by Joyce
I only wish the OSAP – DALE Foundation eHandbook had come out sooner!

Whether you’re a consultant, educator, in the corporate setting or the dental practice, this is a program you need to be part of! The interactive eHandbook’s clear learning objectives are supported by graphics and tables that break down information, making it easy to remember. Linked references point you to key regulations without a time-consuming search, and a unit summary reinforces the lessons you’ve learned. My completed companion workbook will be a frequent resource and the included 10 CEU credits mean I’ve met my licensure requirements for the year.

 by Zaida Pena, D.M.D.
Thanks for putting health and education first

I have completed the course: "Dental Infections Prevention and Control e-handbook". It has a very comprehensive content and it has been updated with the latest topics relevant to the Dental Office Environment. It shows step by step the procedures to be implemented as a program to prevent and control the transmission of diseases in work setting in a practical and effective way.

The education of staff is key to follow the recommendations, meet the requirements and to be compliant with the law. I am sure that many dental healthcare workers will benefit from it.

It’s Dental Infection Control Awareness Month! Through 9/30/22, use code ICE20 at checkout to get 20% off all dental infection control education!

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Dental Infection Prevention and Control eHandbook™
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 7 reviews
 by Suzannr Hyde, RDA
Perfect course everday!

This course is split into bit size sections with very important information for every day. Always great to keep up on the latest developments. I am certain extra care and education will be standard post corona days.

 by Mary Fadhl
OSAP and the DALE Foundation have filled an important need!

Everyone wants a safe dental visit, but how do we achieve it? OSAP-DALE Foundation’s educational program provides a foundation of knowledge, in a changing world. Offices vary, locations are different, but standards of safety should be uniform.

 by Katy Warren
If this course was rated out of five stars, I would give it at least five!

Sitting at a computer reading can be boring; however, this interactive infection control eHandbook is anything but that. This course contains a lot of information, but the companion workbook provides you with activities while taking the course to capture your interest and information to refer to afterwards for years to come. It was easy to navigate and I like how it was divided into sections.

 by Letitia Jones
Excellent

Excellent course!! Up-to-date materials,reinforcement questions.Love it can't wait until the assessment is ready.

 by Tracie Wright
This was truly an excellent course and and the creators should be applauded!

I recently finished the course. I have so many good things to say about this that I do not know where to start. The course is set up in small units which I love because it is easy to complete short assignments when you have only a small window of time to work on it. It was super easy to navigate through tabs and drop downs. This course was the single most comprehensive course in infection control I have ever seen. I teach infection control to my students who pass the DANB ICE every year. I usually have to use many sources to equal the information that is contained in this course. It was a fabulous review and should be used by all dental professionals.

 by Joyce
I only wish the OSAP – DALE Foundation eHandbook had come out sooner!

Whether you’re a consultant, educator, in the corporate setting or the dental practice, this is a program you need to be part of! The interactive eHandbook’s clear learning objectives are supported by graphics and tables that break down information, making it easy to remember. Linked references point you to key regulations without a time-consuming search, and a unit summary reinforces the lessons you’ve learned. My completed companion workbook will be a frequent resource and the included 10 CEU credits mean I’ve met my licensure requirements for the year.

 by Zaida Pena, D.M.D.
Thanks for putting health and education first

I have completed the course: "Dental Infections Prevention and Control e-handbook". It has a very comprehensive content and it has been updated with the latest topics relevant to the Dental Office Environment. It shows step by step the procedures to be implemented as a program to prevent and control the transmission of diseases in work setting in a practical and effective way.

The education of staff is key to follow the recommendations, meet the requirements and to be compliant with the law. I am sure that many dental healthcare workers will benefit from it.