Understanding the origins of this viral disease and how it spreads will help oral health professionals advise their patients and prevent its transmission.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Describe the etiology and presentation of monkeypox.
- Identify the vaccines available to prevent monkeypox.
- Explain appropriate infection control protocols for the dental setting.
This course was issued in October 2022 and expires October 2025. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.