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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Feb 23, 2018
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DENT 107 Infection Control I

5 credits
This course introduces topics on infection control and management of hazardous materials for the dental team.

Prerequisites: ABED 040  and ABED 046  

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Explain microbiology and the relationship with infection control in a dental office
  • List characteristics of microorganisms
  • Outline the development of infectious diseases
  • Identify new or emerging diseases
  • Identify oral microbiology and plaque associated diseases
  • Define blood-borne pathogens
  • List oral and respiratory diseases of concern to a dental practice
  • Explain infection control rationale and regulations for the dental office
  • Recognize the importance of immunization of dental professionals
  • List the personal protective barriers and their importance