DENT-130 - Microbiology and Infection Control

Minimum Credits: 3 Length: 18 hours Prerequisites: None Delivery Method: On-campus Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/DENT130.pdf

This course covers the detailed procedures that students and dental assistants must carry out for the aseptic treatment of instruments and equipment. This course also covers basic terminology as well as descriptions of microorganisms and their modes of transmission. Students learn how to destroy microorganisms and help prevent potential disease. Students learn detailed sterilization techniques for instruments and dental equipment before, during and after treatment.