Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Standards
Last updated: March 11, 2020
At: 10:57 am
Infection prevention and control is essential to providing safe care.
You are expected to meet or exceed the Alberta Dental Association and College’s (ADA&C) Infection Prevention and Control Standards and Risk Management for Dentistry and any other applicable guidelines or legislation necessary to meet the current standard of care.
If you have questions or concerns about the Standards, please discuss them with your employer and/or the ADA&C.
Alberta Health recommends that the Reusable & Single-Use Medical Devices Standards be applied in all health care facilities or settings where health services are provided.
When you work with dental needles and other sharps, follow this Policy Protocol Sharps, Syringes & Safety Engineered Syringes (SES). For dental offices with a policy that allows for not using Safety Engineered Syringes for certain procedures, this acceptance applies.