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Diminish the Risk of On-the-Job Exposure

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AGD Subject Code: 148

Understanding disease transmission and the risk of bloodborne pathogens is key to reducing occupational exposures.

Educational Objectives

After reading this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Identify the prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis B and C virus infections and how to prevent infection.
  2. Discuss the infections that put oral health professionals at greatest risk.
  3. Explain strategies for managing occupational exposures and follow-up care.


This course was published in the June 2023 issue and expires June 2026. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.

Belmont Business Media is an ADA CERP-recognized provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at Belmont Business Media Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for AGD/MAGD credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. 7/1/2023 to 6/30/2026. Provider ID# 317924
3621 Harbor Blvd., Suite 265, Santa Ana, CA 92704

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