top of page
Whether you are an established practice or brand new practice owner, we've got you covered. Our courses teach ICC's how to implement solid protocols that stay in place regardless of staff turnover. Training with us allows you to get back to taking care of your patients with the peace of mind that your practice is compliant.
Are you ready to take the first step to become an Infection Control Champion?
Our team of infection prevention experts is here to help you create an infection control champion in your office. Our continuing education courses, knowledge, and certifications will provide you with all the information you need to keep everyone in your practice safe.
"Very informative and in-depth. Just what I needed! Thank You both!!"
- Brittanie O.
What you'll learn in "Jumpstart ICC Basics" ...
The purpose of an Infection Control Coordinator & 10 tips that support this role to implement a stronger infection prevention program .
Standard precautions & how each precaution should be implemented to prevent disease transmission according to the CDC guidelines & OSHA Standards.
Specific infection prevention practices that an Infection Control Coordinator can incorporate into a dental practice’s infection prevention program.
Standard operating procedures for an Infection Control Coordinator to implement within the dental practice’s current infection prevention program.
Want to take your ICC to the next level?
Introducing Beyond the Basics with exclusive membership to the Infection Prevention Community.
Become an Infection Prevention Champion, get equipped with credible information that supports your role, and join others in the mission to provide safer dentistry! Beyond the Basics is an in-depth training that will equip the learner with a system to successfully implement a comprehensive infection control program.
Enter your information below to receive
Infection Prevention Tips right to your inbox.
Great, we have answers
What is an Infection Control Coordinator (ICC)?
According to the CDC, every dental practice should have an Infection Control Coordinator or an ICC. This role is responsible for implementing an infection control program in the dental practice.
What are some duties of an ICC?
An ICC, has a duty to manage the entire infection control & prevention program. Some of the duties include: implementing & monitoring compliance of standard operating procedures, providing written documentation to personnel of mandates & guidelines set forth by regulatory agencies, act as an infection prevention resource for the team, scheduling infection prevention & safety training and overseeing documentation of safety-related recordkeeping.
What training should an ICC complete?
Training is essential for an ICC to oversee an Infection Control & Prevention Program. At a minimum, the ICC should have basic knowledge of "microbiology, modes of transmission, infection prevention/safety procedures, & related governmental regulations/recommendations".
What is an Infection Control & Prevention Program?
According to OSAP, an Infection Control & Prevention Program is "the system of policies, procedures and practices that minimize the risk of transmission of microorganisms and disease, when properly implemented. The overall goal is patient and personnel safety. Important elements in achieving this include: guidelines, standards and regulations; professional standards and best practices; ethics; and standard operating procedures (SOPs).
bottom of page