OSHA 2023 Update: The Ins and Outs of Germ Warfare
This course introduces evidence based information that will facilitate compliance with 29CFR Part 1910.1030, Occupational Exposure to Blood borne Pathogens, Final Rule (Federal Register 56(235): 64004-182, 64004-182, 1991) and the implementation of recommendations made by other federal, state, and local Agencies and professional organizations. The course is comprised of three Sections which must be taken sequentially. A test will be completed at the end of each section.
Participation in the course requires that you:
Register online with the our secured server.
Pay a $120.00 registration fee.
Complete all course sections yielding to 3 hours of didactic participation
Section #1: Compliance with Guidelines of Federal, State Local Agencies and Professional Organizations
Section #2: Promoting Prevention; Safe Behavior In The Healthcare Setting
Section #3: Prevention, Post-Exposure Follow Up, Transmission Based Precautions & Administrative Controls For Risk Management
At the end of each course section/part, you will take the exam that will be graded and you will see your results instantaneously. You will have 1 month to complete the course. Once you begin the course, you will have the ability to Log Out and Log In. This may only be done during a presentation not during an examination. The module exam cannot be paused once started.
After you have successfully completed the 3 course content sections, you will take the required comprehensive exam to finalize your participation in this course. You will be required to achieve a passing score of 80%. If you fail to answer enough questions correctly, you will be instructed to re-take the exam and a new set of questions will be provided. You will have three chances to fulfill the requirements. If you are not successful, you will be instructed to contact the Office of Continuing Dental Education.
It is the policy of the UT Health San Antonio Office of Continuing Dental Education to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. All participating speakers, course directors, and planning committee members are required to disclose to the program audience any financial relationships related to the subject matter of this program. Relationships of spouse/partner with proprietary entities producing health care goods or services should be disclosed if they are of a nature that may influence the objectivity of the individual in a position to control the content of the CDE activity. Disclosure information is reviewed in advance in order to manage and resolve any possible conflicts of interest. Specific disclosure information for each speaker, course director, and planning committee member will be shared with the audience prior to the speaker’s presentation.
Continuing Dental Education Staff members have nothing to disclose.