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Enhanced CPD Course

Surface Cleaning

  • Online Learning
  • Multi-choice quiz

1h

CPD

CPD Topics covered

  • Disinfection and Decontamination

Learning Objectives

This course is designed to teach the learner:

  • The importance and need for appropriate types of surface cleaning and disinfection methods used in a dental surgery.
  • How to recognise areas (including those often overlooked) that can become contaminated by pathogens during dental services and require cleaning.
  • Appropriate methods of disinfection, including the types of surface cleansers that should be used, and how they should be applied/delivered to the contaminated surface(s).

Anticipated Outcomes

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

  • List the areas of a dental surgery that require cleaning and disinfection between patients.
  • Explain the reasons why specific cleansers or methods of product delivery should be avoided.
  • Name at least three characteristics of a clean dental surgery.
  • Note three pathogens that are targeted during surface cleaning, that pose a risk to patients and dental staff.
Target Audience
  1. Practice Manager
  2. Clinical Dental Technician
  3. DCP
  4. Dental Hygienist
  5. Trainee
  6. Dental Nurse
  7. Dental Technician
  8. Dental Therapist
  9. Dentist
  10. Orthodontic Therapist
  11. Receptionist
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

Haleigh Pouliot

Verified Instructor

2013

Broome Community College, Binghamton, NY

Graduated May 2013 with Associate's Degree in Dental Hygiene

Qualifications

  • 2013 - Associate's Degree in Dental Hygiene

Reviews

Heather Lonergan

18th Jun 2019

Relevant and a good refresher.

Santiago Oliver Chamorro

22nd Aug 2018

Clear updating of the surface cleaning
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