Every dental office is required to have a Dental Infection Control Coordinator – earn your certificate and you can fill that role!
Cabrillo College’s NEW online Dental Infection Control Coordinator Certificate teaches you how to prevent and reduce disease transmission while making a positive impact on dental patients.
The best part? It just takes two non-credit FREE courses, completed in five weeks, to earn your Dental Infection Control Coordinator Certificate and there are no prerequisites required.
REGISTER NOW! Classes start October 12, 2020.
Provides instruction required for certification in the role of infection control coordinator in the dental setting. Topics include chain of infection, evidence-based guidelines and standards, governing agency regulations, protocols and procedures for infection control, and development of an infection control protocol for a dental office.
Duration: 4 weeks | Location: Online | Prerequisites: None | View Class
Teaches, in a laboratory environment, the basic required protocols and procedures used in the dental setting for infection control and aseptic techniques, such as proper instrument sterilization, spore testing of sterilizers, and dental unit water quality standards.
Duration: 8 hours | Location: Main Campus | Prerequisite: DH460A | View class
You do NOT need to apply to the Dental Hygiene program to register for DH460A or DH460B.
|Individuals with no experience looking for a new, in-demand career that pays well and positively impacts others.|
|Dental professionals looking to increase their skillset and provide essential safety standards within their dental office.|
Dental Infection Control Coordinators ensure that a dental practice provides the safest environment for patients and employees. They oversee infection control standards, provide education and training, and ensure compliance with protocols and procedures. Employment is available in dental offices, clinics, and healthcare organizations.
You can earn your Dental Infection Control Coordinator Certificate by completing two courses:
This program is open to anyone. You do not need to have a dental background to earn the Dental Infection Control Coordinator Certificate. No requisites are needed to register for DH460A.
Note: You do NOT need to apply to the Dental Hygiene program to register for DH460A or DH460B.
Go from Cabrillo to Career with a Dental Infection Control Coordinator Certificate.
Noel Kelsch, RDHAP, MS, Dental Hygiene Program Director
This program is supported by the Improving Online CTE Pathways project, funded by the California Community College Chancellor’s Office’s California Virtual Campus-Online Education Initiative (CVC-OEI) as part of a one-year grant award for Cabrillo College. For more information, please visit http://cvc.edu/pathwaysgrant.