Prime Practice Infection Prevention & Control – Policy & Procedure Manuals are suitable for all dental practices regardless of the size or specialty. In addition, we offer ongoing solutions to meet the yearly upkeep requirements for your dental practice’s Policy & Procedure Manual.
The manual has been developed using best practice recommendations to ensure the whole team is compliant with infection prevention standards and guidelines. The manual includes comprehensive documentation including but not limited to:
An introduction to infection prevention and control in dental practices
- Infection prevention and transmission in dental practices
- Infection transmission factors
- Standard precautions in infection prevention
- Legal obligations and duty of care for dental practitioners
Standard precautions of infection prevention and control including surgical procedures and aseptic technique, management of sharps and clinical waste, managing the environment and respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette.
Infection control within a contaminated zone and special considerations.
Instrument reprocessing and infection control in the reprocessing area including infection risk relative to instrument use, transfer of contaminated instruments and sharps, cleaning, packaging, Batch Control Identification, steriliser use and maintenance.
Infection prevention and control requirements in special areas of dentistry including dental radiology and photography, special equipment, impressions, burs and endodontic equipment.
Documentation, resources and practice protocols for infection control including registers for Policy and Procedure Manual acceptance, Immunisation Register, Training Register, and Quality Assurance and Cycle Monitoring.