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Introduction to Infection Prevention

Course Number: 582

Basic Expectations for Safe Care

A Summary of Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings: Basic Expectations for Safe Care published by the CDC in 2016 includes an Infection Prevention Checklist for Dental Settings (Appendix A).29 The Infection Prevention Checklist, Section I: Policies and Practices, Section I.1, provides a tool to monitor institutional compliance with administrative measures and Section I.2 to monitor infection prevention education and training that fulfill basic expectations for safe care.29