Disinfection & Decontamination

Transporting Dental Instruments

Contributes30 minutes to your CPD

£2.99

(or included in your £36 yearly subscription)

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Course Details:

This course aims to help learners understand the requirements of transporting instruments in a safe manner throughout the dental practice and externally.
You will be presented with a presentation followed by an assessment. If you achieve 80% or more, you pass the course and will receive a printable certificate to place in your CPD folder.
If you do not pass, you will have the opportunity to review the content and take the assessment again when you feel confident. 

Aims:

This course aims to help learners understand the importance of transporting instruments, outlining the relevant legislation which helps to protect staff and patients. 

Objectives:

Learners will:

  • Be able to identify the five attributes of a compliant transportation box as outlined by the relevant local legislation.
  • Know how to safely transport instruments.
  • Understand the advantages of pre-soaking agents.
  • Know what is required when transporting instruments off the premises.
  • Be able to reduce the recontamination risk when transporting sterilised instruments.

Learning Outcomes:

The learner:

  • Can identify the five attributes of a compliant transportation box as outlined by the relevant local legislation.
  • Can safely transport instruments reducing the risk of sharp injuries and spillages.
  • Can appropriately use a pre-soaking agent.
  • Knows what is required to correctly send contaminated instruments off the premises.
  • Can transport sterilised instruments ensuring that they do not become recontaminated.