OSAP hosts "Boot Camp" in January

Dec. 21, 2006
The Organization for Safety & Asepsis Procedures will host its sixth annual Infection Control Boot Camp Jan. 22-25 to verify competency in dental infection control and safety principles.

The Organization for Safety & Asepsis Procedures (OSAP) will hold its sixth Annual Infection Control Boot Camp, co-sponsored by OSAP and the U.S. Federal Services, Jan. 22 – 25 in Atlanta, GA. The program is geared to federal services dentists, hygienists, dental assistants, and laboratory technicians who have been assigned responsibilities in infection control and occupational health/safety. It is also applicable to large civilian dental practices, Health Maintenance Organizations, dental insurers, dental manufacturer sales/marketing staff, dental infection control consultants, dental school faculty members, dental hygiene and dental assisting programs, and infection control nurses who work closely with dental clinics. In addition, the OSAP Infection Control Boot Camp is an excellent train-the-trainer program.

The OSAP Infection Control Boot Camp will offer a way for dental professionals to verify competency in dental infection control and safety principles. The four-day program will provide the latest information on the implementation and management of effective infection control and occupational health and safety programs for dental settings, and emphasize the infectious diseases and occupational risks associated with dentistry. Attendees will receive up to 27 CE credit hours. OSAP is an ADA CERP recognized provider.

More details on the 2007 Boot Camp are posted on www.OSAP.org. There are also opportunities for companies to exhibit products and services at the Product Vendor Fair. For more information, call (800) 298-OSAP (6727) or go to www.OSAP.org.

OSAP is the Organization for Safety and Asepsis Procedures. Founded in 1984, the non-profit association is dentistry's premier resource for infection control and safety information. Through its publications, courses, Web site, and worldwide collaborations, OSAP and the tax-exempt OSAP Foundation support education, research, service, and policy development to promote safety and the control of infectious diseases in dental health care settings worldwide.