Speaker Information

Dr. Arjun Srinivasan
Atlanta, GA
Infections & Antibiotic Resistance
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  • Associate Director for Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention Programs in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Board Certified, Infectious Diseases
  • Founding Director, Johns Hopkins Antibiotic Management Program 

Th7013 - Controlling Infections and Antibiotic Resistance in Dental Settings
Date/Time: 3/21/2024   1 - 2:30 p.m.
Type: Lectures   Handouts: Yes

Room: GWCC - Total Health Pavilion
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Lab techs
Infection Control
AGD Code: 148

This session will cover both fundamental and emerging topics in infection control and antibiotic resistance of interest to the dental community. We will review some of the key pathogens that can be transmitted in dental settings and discuss ways to reduce the risks of that spread. We will also review the current data on antibiotic prescribing in dental practices and discuss potential options to collaborate to improve antibiotic use.