DA 108 Fall, 2009 INFECTION CONTROL IN DENTISTRY LECTURE SCHEDULE Mrs. Romero email@example.com Texts: CDA. CDA Regulatory Compliance Manual (insert only). Sacramento: CDA, current, (Required) OSAP. From Policy to Practice: OSAP’s Guide to the Guidelines. Annapolis, MD: OSAP, 2004-2007. (Required) Bird, Doni L. and Debbie S. Robinson. Modern Dental Assisting. 9th ed. Philadelphia:Saunders, 2008 Romero, Denise. DA 108 Infection Control Syllabus. PCC, 2009. (Required) Note: This schedule is tentative and subject to revision, with notice, as the semester progress. All topics and assignments will be covered, although the order or timing may differ from that shown here. Week Date (Hours) 1 Aug. 31 (0.5) (0.5) (1.0) Topic and Assignments Introduction to course, course objectives, evaluation criteria, course outline/schedule, projects and assignments. Text reading assignments include chapters and recall questions. Hand Hygiene Lab. Video/ hand-out. Unit #1: Introduction to microbiology, significance in dentistry. Historical overview. Assignments: Read Modern Dental Assisting (MDA), Ch. 18, pgs. 250-251. r Complete Study questions in syllabus * due day of Unit 1 test.* (0.25) Project #1: Model and label card with microorganism as assigned in syllabus. *due day of Unit 1 test* Unit #2: Classification of living organisms. General nature and structure of microscopic organisms; prokaryotes, eukaryotes, viruses, prions. Assignments: Read MDA, Ch. 18, pgs. 252-256. Answer Study Questions #2 Sept. 7 2 3 Holiday Labor Day Sept. 14 (0.25) (2.0) Sept. 21 (2.0) Unit #3: Bacteria, fungi, protozoa, viruses, prions. Diseases of importance in dentistry. Assignment: Read MDA. Ch. 18, pgs. 257-263. Read OSAP, Col.1 pgs. 2, 4. Complete Study questions #3 Project #2: Examine plaque smear under phase-contrast microscope. Due Oct. 26 Unit #4: Optimal environment. Lab procedures for identification of microorganisms. Assignments: Projects #3: use a Venn diagram to demonstrate relationship between Organisms and diseases. *Due Oct. 12* Study question #4 4 Sept. 28 Exam #1 Units 1-4 (0.5) ***All Study questions due*** (2.0) Unit #5: Disease Transmission: agent, host, transmission modes, routes of entry, body defenses, patient medical history considerations, allergies/gloves, disposables, preprocedural mouthwashes. Assignments: Read MDA, Ch. 19, pgs. 264-270. Read OSAP, Ch. 1, 6, 13, 14 Complete study questions #5 5 Oct. 5 (2.0) Unit #6: Infection control programs and procedure: goals, good health practices, immunizations, Standard precautions, antisepsis, hand hygiene, PPE. Assignments: Read MDA, Ch. 19, pgs. 275-297. Read OSAP, Ch. 1,2,3,4,5,15,16,17 Read CDA Manual, Ch. EC, pgs. 15-18 Complete Study questions #6 6 Oct. 12 (0.75) Exam #2 Units 5-6 *Due Project #3, Venn diagram* *Due study questions #5 and #6* (1.5) Unit #7: Decontamination, cleaning and disinfection: benchmark organism, instrument processing, bioburden, biohazard, disinfection, patient care item categories, levels of disinfection, use times, recommended agents, barriers. Assignments: Read MDA, Ch. 20 Ch. 21, pgs 312-315 Read OSAP, Ch. 3,7,8 Complete Study questions #7 7 8 Oct. 19 Unit #8: Sterilization: methods, monitoring, instrument processing. (2.0) Assignments: Read MDA, Ch. 21 pgs. 315-336 Read OSAP, Ch. 7 Complete Study questions #8 Exam #3 Unit 7 *Due study questions* Oct. 26 (0.5) (2.0) Unit #9: Patient education in infection control. Infection control agencies: guidance, regulatory. Assignments: Read MDA, Ch. 22 Read OSAP, Appendix E/ Read CDA Manual, Ch. DIR, pgs. 1-3 Complete Study question #9 M I D–S E M E S T E R 9 Nov. 2 (0.5) (2.0) Exam #4 Unit 8 Study questions due Unit #10-A: OSHA, Cal/OSHA in dentistry: IIPPs, bloodborne pathogens and occupational exposure. Hep. B vaccination. TB. Required written plans. Assignments: Read MDA, Ch. 19, pgs. 271-274 Read OSAP, Ch. 3, 19 Read CDA Manual, Ch. EC, pgs. 18-21, Chs. FE, GS, Appendix 1, Bloodborne Pathogens Standard and FAQ”. Complete Study questions #10 10 Nov. 9 (2.25) Unit 10-B: Written Control Plans. OSHA Annual Training requirements. OSHA inspection, recordkeeping. Assignments: Read OSAP, Ch. 20 Read CDA Manual, Ch. REC, and Appendix 2, “Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records” Complete study questions #10 11 Nov. 16 (0.30) (1.75) Exam #5 Unit 10 A and B Study questions due Unit #11: Hazards and HAZ-COM; Dental office hazards, routes of entry into body, , determination of occupational exposure categories. Oral surgery procedures, biopsy specimens, extracted teeth. Sharps safety. HAZ-COM Right to know Regulations, required postings and labels, MSDS. Assignments: Read MDA, Ch. 23, 344-358. Read OSAP, Ch. 3, 15, 16, 17. Appendix D Read CDA Manual, Ch. EC, pgs. 21-23. Ch. HC. Complete study questions Unit #11 12 Nov. 23 (0.5) (1.75) Exam #6 Unit 11 study question due Unit #12: Dental office waste management. Dental unit water lines (DUWL) and associated devices. Assignments: Read MDA, Ch. 23, pgs 3-356. Read MDA, Ch 24 Read OSAP, Ch. 8, 9, 10 Read CDA Manual, Ch. MWD. And Appendix 5, “Dental Office Medical Waste Disposal Plan” (Calif.) Complete Study questions #12 13 Nov. 30 (0.33) (1.75) Exam #7 Unit 12 Study questions due Unit #13: Ergonomics in the dental office. Radiation safety and infection control. Dental laboratory infection control. Assignments: Read MDA, Ch. 25 Read Ch. 40, pgs. 600-615 Read OSAP, Ch. 11, 18 Read CDA Manual, Ch ERG, Ch RS, including CA radiation control regs. Complete study questions #13 14 Dec. 7 Exam #8 Unit 13 15 (0.33) (1.75) Study question due Written Control Plans due-group presentations Dec. 14 Final exam. Comprehensive, covering the entire semester.