Infection Control for Dental Assistants addresses the requirements set forth by the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Task Analysis to prepare students for the national Infection Control Examination (ICE). To facilitate instruction and learning the text is broken down into six major areas - Microbiology and Disease Prevention Specific to Dentistry; National Guidelines, Recommendations and Regulations; Infection Control Techniques; Environmental Health and Safety; and Office Communications Regarding Infection Control - according to their relevance to the dental assistant's role in infectious disease prevention. Numerous hands-on procedures and assessment questions are designed to help students track their comprehension and retention of presented material.
Designed to prepare students in dental assisting programs for the Infection Control Examination according to the requirements set forth by the Dental Assisting National Board Task Analysis. Dental assistants already in private practice will find it a helpful refresher to current guidelines and as a handy chairside reference.