Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:
Discuss the concept of postexposure prophylaxis.
Discuss elements of a successful postexposure response to an occupational exposure.
Demonstrate familiarity with strategies for postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) following exposure to blood and potentially infectious material (OPIM).
Initiate in a timely manner the cascading steps in response to an occupational exposure.