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Dental Education and Courses

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Nebraska ICAP has gathered educational opportunities, free courses and even certification information for those that are interested.

We also have a Mentorship Program available to those that wish to expand their infection prevention knowledge and skills.  Please email us at if interested.

Dental Specific Training

  1. CDC and OSAP: Foundations Training for Dental Healthcare Professionals
  2. CDC: Training Modules: Basic Expectations for Safe Care
  3. Crest Oral B continuing Education

Dental Certification Resources

  1. Dental Assisting National Board Exam Overview
  2. Dental Assisting National Board: Certified Dental Assistant Overview
  3. Dental Assisting National Board: Exam Outlines
  4. Dental Infection Control Education and Certification Overview
  5. Certified Dental Infection Prevention and Control Outline

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  1. Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Principles of Infection Transmission and the Role of the Environment
  2. Project Firstline – CDC’s National Training Collaborative for Healthcare Infection Prevention & Control
  3. State Targeting Reduction in Infections via Engagement (STRIVE) Infection Control Training
  4. Training on Designing, Implementing and Evaluating a Sharps Injury Prevention Plan

Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (CBIC)

  1. Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (CBIC)

Medline University

Medline University ( provides unlimited access to over 200 free continuing education courses for healthcare professionals.

·         User will need to create user ID and password. Search for courses within catalog.


Date Assigned Date Complete Course Name Contact Hour(s)
    Standards for Infection Control: An Update for Healthcare Workers  
    Hand Hygiene: Basic Principles and Competency 1.0
    Fits Like a Glove: Hand Hygiene with Glove Use 1.0
    Personal Protective Equipment for Nurses and Healthcare Personnel 1.5
    Bloodborne Pathogens 1.0
    Sterile Storage. . . Or is it? 0.5
    Specialty Testing of Steam Sterilizers 0.5
    Wet Packs – Causes and Solutions 0.5
    Roles and Responsibilities of Technicians 0.5
    Essentials of Flexible Endoscope Reprocessing 1.0
    Best Practices for High Level Disinfection 1.0
    Are you Ready for a Sterilization Recall 1.0
    Accountability for Surgical Instrument Processing 1.0
    Are your Instruments Really Clean 1.0
    The Critical Role of the Sterile Processing Department Staff 1.0
    Packaging to Facilitate Sterilization and Sterility Maintenance 1.0
    Protecting your Patient and Yourself: appropriate Surgical Attire and Effective Sterile Technique 1.0
    Rigid Container Testing of Steam Sterilizers 0.75
    Quality Prep of Surgical Instruments 0.75
    Are Your Items Sterile? 0.75
    Dealing With Manufacturer’s Instructions for Use (IFUs) 0.50
    Best Practices for Processing Ophthalmic Instruments 0.60
    Best Practices for Loaner Surgical Instruments 0.60

Nebraska Infection Control Network (NICN)

  1. Nebraska Infection Control Network (NICN)

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)

  1. The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)

TRAIN Learning Network

The TRAIN Learning Network offers the most comprehensive catalog of public health training opportunities. TRAIN is a free service for learners from the Public Health Foundation.

·         User will need to create user ID and password. Click on course link to access


Date Assigned Date Complete Course Name Contact Hour(s)
    Disinfection/Sterilization: A Primer With a Focus on Use in Healthcare Facilities, Webcast 1.0
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