OSAP 2006 Symposium to be Held June 1-4, 2006

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- The Organization for Safety and Asepsis Procedures (OSAP) announces its 2006 Infection Prevention Symposium, Thriving in Todays Uncertain World, which will take place June 1-4 at the Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa in Tucson, Ariz.  The leading experts on infection control and occupational health and safety will share information of critical concern to dental professionals and others involved in dentistry.  The agenda includes networking time, new products and technologies, and social events.  Twenty-three hours of CE credit are available.

The 2006 OSAP Symposium will focus on education and professional development, while providing opportunities for personal relaxation through the services of the resorts Red Door Spa and golf course.  Internationally known experts will discuss the latest developments regarding key dental infection prevention and safety issues worldwide, infectious diseases and their impact on systemic health, training tools and techniques, ergonomic positions to improve current and potential musculoskeletal problems in dentistry, biofilm and how to manage dental unit waterlines, and Class B sterilization technology. 

The OSAP Symposium is designed for infection control and safety instructors, lecturers, authors, and consultants; researchers; dentists; hygienists; assistants; lab technicians; nurses in dental clinics; and dental sales and marketing personnel.  Program highlights include:  Special Educators Forum on Accreditation and Top Trainer Resources, Infection Control and Safety Lessons Learned from Recent Disasters, Global Infection Control Challenges, Infectious Diseases of the Oral Cavity and their Implications on Systemic Health, Risks and Benefits of Antimicrobial Prophylaxis for Cardiac Valvulopathies and Prostheses/Joints, Product Claims -- Fact vs. Fiction (with special exhibits walk-about), Minimizing Health Hazards in Dentistry, HIV Update -- Global Report and Status of Rapid HIV Test, and Oral Surgery and Infection Control. Twenty-three hours of CE credit are available.

To view the online brochure or to register for the OSAP 2006 Annual Symposium, visit the OSAP website at www.OSAP.org.

Source: Organization for Safety and Asepsis Procedures