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HIV: Infection Control/Exposure Control Issues for Oral Healthcare Personnel (ce97) - Introduction

HIV: Infection Control/Exposure Control Issues for Oral Healthcare Personnel

COURSE NUMBER: 97

Michaell A. Huber, DDS; Geza T. Terezhalmy, DDS, MA

Credit Hours:

2 Hour(s)

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This course presents the background essential to understand the transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in healthcare settings and provides evidence-based information related to potential risks of exposure and procedures that...

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Overview

This course presents the background essential to understand the transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in healthcare settings and provides evidence-based information related to potential risks of exposure and procedures that promote a seamless response following occupational exposure including post prophylaxis and follow up. In addition, it provides evidence-based recommendations for granting graduated clinical privileges to clinicians infected with HIV predicated on their viral load and the likelihood of procedure-related provider-to-patient transmission of HIV.

  • Intended Audience:

    Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students

  • Date Course Online:

    Sep 8, 2009

  • Last Revision Date:

    Sep 14, 2020

  • Course Expiration Date:

    Sep 13, 2023

  • Cost:

    Free

  • Method:

    Self-instructional

  • AGD Subject Code(s):

    148

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:


  • Discuss the etiology, epidemiology, clinical manifestations, and diagnosis of HIV infection.
  • Develop an office infection control/exposure control protocol with exposure prevention and post-exposure strategies specific for HIV.
  • Establish policy for work restriction of HIV-positive oral healthcare providers.

Disclaimers

P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein. Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice.  Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.


Note:  Registration is required to take test.

Author(s)

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • Dr. Huber is a member of the dentalcare.com Advisory Board.
  • Dr. Terézhalmy has done consulting work for Procter & Gamble and has served on the dentalcare.com Advisory Board.
Michaell A. Huber

Michaell A. Huber

DDS

Professor* Department of Comprehensive Dentistry The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Dentistry, San Antonio, Texas


Dr. Michaell A. Huber is an Adjunct Professor of Oral Medicine, Department of Comprehen...

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Geza T Terezhalmy

Geza T. Terezhalmy

DDS, MA

Submission Information

Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Submission To have your "proof of completion" information automatically submitted to the AGD, make sure to add your AGD membership number in the field provided on the Share Your Test Score page. Allow at least 30 days for your credit transfer to appear in your AGD account.


Florida CE Broker In order for your "proof of completion" information to be automatically submitted to Florida CE Broker, add your Florida License number in the field provided on the "Share Your Test Score" page. If you are licensed in multiple states, please enter just your Florida License number. Allow at least 30 days for your credit transfer to appear in your account.


For accurate submissions into the Florida CE Broker system, dentists needs to have a DN in front of their license number and hygienists need to have a DH in front of their license number. The Florida CE Broker System does not accept "0's" in front of the license number.


Louisiana CE Broker In order for your "proof of completion" information to be automatically submitted to Louisiana CE Broker, add your Louisiana License number in the field provided on the "Share Your Test Score" page. If you are licensed in multiple states, please enter just your Louisiana License number. Allow at least 30 days for your credit transfer to appear in your account.


For accurate submissions into the Louisiana CE Broker system, dentists needs to have a D in front of their license number and hygienists need to have an H in front of their license number. The Louisiana CE Broker System does not accept "0's" in front of the license number.

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