Safety Standards and Infection Control for Dental Hygienists

Safety Standards and Infection Control for Dental Hygienists

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Thompson Learning
Dental Hygienists preparing for certification boards now have the ideal reference for reviewing the Infection Control Procedures. Safety Standards and Infection Control for Dental Hygienists presents thorough coverage of the safety standards and infectious disease prevention in five key areas: Microbiology and Disease Prevention Specific to Dentistry, National Guidelines, Recommendations, and RegulationsAffecting Dental Practice, Infection Control Techniques in the Dental Office, Environmental Health and Safety in the Dental Office, and Office Communications Regarding Infection Control. The detailed content is augmented by Skill Mastery Assessment questions at the end of each chapter to assess comprehension and retention of the material. Numerous hands-on procedures are included in the chapters, which hygienists can put into practice immediately. In addition, many useful charts and forms have been included that may be reproduced for training other members of the dental team. This is a must-have text for dental hygienists to ensure that they are up to speed with the latest procedures to ensure their and their patients' safety.

Cengage Learning
Federally mandated changes in infection control and disease containment have had a significant impact on dentistry and have become an integral part of the educational preparation of dental hygiene students. Safety Standards and Infection Control for Dental Hygienists presents thorough coverage of the safety standards and infectious disease prevention in five key areas: Microbiology and Disease Prevention Specific to Dentistry, National Guidelines, Recommendations, and Regulations Affecting Dental Practice, Infection Control Techniques in the Dental Office, Environmental Health and Safety in the Dental Office, and Office Communications Regarding Infection Control. Proper compliance in the professional world begins with proper training as a student and this comprehensive text provides the ideal educational content. The detailed content is augmented by learning objectives and key terms to familiarize students with the terminology along with Skill Mastery Assessment questions at the end of each chapter. Numerous hands-on procedures are included in the chapters to help students put the information and techniques into practice. Safety Standards and Infection Control for Dental Hygienists is truly one of the most critical student-to-professional texts to train sound infection control practices in future dental hygienists. The Instructor's Manual includes Skill-Building exercises that can be used in class to encourage critical thinking skills and reinforce text concepts. The Instructor's Manual also contains answers to the Skill Mastery Assessment questions found in the text.

Book News
This text covers safety standards and infectious disease prevention in the areas of microbiology and disease prevention specific to dentistry, national guidelines and regulations, infection control techniques in the dental office, environmental health and safety, and office communications regarding infection control. Learning features include chapter quizes and illustrated boxes detailing steps of many procedures. The text is useful for dental hygienists preparing for certification board exams. Dietz is author of eight books on dental assisting. Badavinac is a dental hygiene faculty member at Lake Superior College and a practicing dental hygienist. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Albany : Delmar, Thomson Learning, c2002
ISBN: 9780766826601
0766826600
Characteristics: xxi, 314 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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