With online and hands-on components, course topics include barrier techniques, limiting contamination, hand washing, handling of sharps, sterilization, disinfection, and disposal of waste materials. Participants must complete assignments online prior to clinical portion.
Sesson 1 - Online: 9/3 - 17, 2022 (Lynn Noonan, Kristen Saczawa & Elizabeth Brown)
Clinical - NHTI campus - 9/17/22 - 8:30am - 12:30pm
Session 2 - Online: 9/24 - 10/8/22 (Lynn Noonan, Connie George, Elizabeth Brown)
Clinical - NHTI campus - 10/8/22 - 8:30am - 12:30pm
Session 3 - Online: 10/22 - 11/5/22
Clinical - NHTI campus - 11/5/22 - 8:30am - 12:30pm
- Course not designed to meet annual OSHA training requirement.
- Course not required for dental assistant graduates from ADA accredited programs.
Required documents: None
Personal Protective Equipment Requirements: Students must provide their own PPE. Required PPE includes 2 surgical masks, N95, safety shield, gloves, scrubs, and a lab jacket.