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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall

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Training in infection control
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18VAC60-21-175 Training in infection control

A. A dentist shall be responsible for assuring that dental assistants complete annual training in infection control standards required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control. Newly employed dental assistants shall receive training as soon as possible, but no later than 60 days from employment.

B. Documentation records shall show the dates of completion of initial and annual training, including the date of employment for new dental assistants. All documentation of training in infection control shall be maintained by the dentist for three years.

18VAC60-30-85 Training in infection control

Dental assistants shall complete annual training in infection control standards required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control. Newly employed dental assistants shall complete training as soon as possible, but no later than 60 days from employment.