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Enhanced CPD Course

Immunisations

  • Online Learning
  • Multi-choice quiz

1h

CPD

CPD Topics covered

  • Disinfection and Decontamination

Learning Objectives

This course is designed to teach the learner:

  • The purposes of vaccinations for dental personnel and their need in the healthcare setting, including when recommended vaccinations should be reviewed for clinical healthcare workers.
  • Instances for when non-clinical healthcare personnel should consider vaccinations, and which type(s) may be beneficial for their protection.
  • When a vaccine should be declined due to medical contraindication.
  • Proper protocols and procedural steps needed for efficient Hep B vaccination.
  • How various diseases have been controlled through the use of proper vaccination practices.

Anticipated Outcomes

Following the completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • List the six vaccines that the Department of Health recommends for clinical dental staff.
  • List the five vaccines that the Department of Health recommends for non-clinical dental staff.
  • Perform a risk assessment to determine if the Hep B vaccine is required of a non-clinical employee.
  • Identify steps required by the employer to protect healthcare workers.
  • Define the proper stages and steps of the Hep B vaccination process.
Target Audience
  1. Practice Manager
  2. Receptionist
  3. Clinical Dental Technician
  4. DCP
  5. Dental Hygienist
  6. Dental Therapist
  7. Dentist
  8. Dental Nurse
  9. Dental Technician
  10. Orthodontic Therapist
  11. Trainee
High Level Learning Outcomes
  1. C – Maintenance in Field of Practice
Regulatory Standards
  1. SAFE
QCF Level
Level 3
Specialty
  1. None

About the Instructor

Sharon Boyd

Verified Instructor

2016

Amberton University, Dallas, TX

Bachelor of Science, Human Relations and Business

2001

Tyler Junior College, Tyler, TX

Tyler Junior College, Tyler, TX — Associate of Applied Science, Dental Hygiene

Qualifications

  • 2001 - Associate of Applied Science, Dental Hygiene
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