Package Description

The 2023 OSAP Tribal Infection Control Boot Camp was a fast-paced, foundational-level educational course presented by national and international experts in infection prevention and patient safety.

The course was specifically tailored for Tribal healthcare participants practicing in a multidisciplinary healthcare delivery center, new to infection prevention and safety seeking an introductory understanding, or those who want to build on, apply, or enhance existing knowledge. It is perfect for those with infection control oversight responsibilities within integrated outpatient facilities and primary care medical homes. This may include: 

  • Administrators with oversight over infection control
  • Compliance Officers
  • Dentists
  • Dental Health Aide Therapists (DHATs)
  • Dental Hygienists
  • Dental Assistants
  • Infection Control Coordinators/Infection Preventionists
  • Quality and Risk Managers
  • Lab Technicians
  • Nurses
  • Public Health/Environmental Health
  • Safety Officers
  • Sterilization Technicians

Participants gain an understanding of relevant infection control laws, regulations, guidelines, standards, and best practices. They also get practical tips on implementing them in their practice setting.

Course completion fulfills one of the requirements to be eligible to take the Certified in Dental Infection Prevention and Control®(CDIPC®) and/or Dental Industry Specialist in Infection Prevention and Control® (DISIPC®) certification exams, the only infection control certifications in the U.S. specifically developed for dentistry.

NIHB IPC Training & Certification Scholarship
The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is offering a scholarship opportunity for Tribal infection control officers and health officials to complete online or in-person training courses and to cover the cost of infection control certification exams - including CDIPC®. Applicants must provide all required documentation (certification of completion, a receipt for course or exam) during the scholarship application process. Use this scholarship to get reimbursed for the on-demand recordings of the 2023 OSAP Tribal Infection Control Boot Camp!

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On-Demand Recording Price:

  • Members: $499
  • Non-Members: $499

Continuing Education


OSAP is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at

Please email the OSAP office at or call +1 (410) 571-0003 if you wish to be in contact with the course author/creator(s) with any questions or for clarification of course concepts or for technical assistance in completing the online test.

All participants assume individual responsibility for providing evidence of contact hours of continuing education to the appropriate authorities and for the maintenance of their individual records.

Learn more about OSAP’s CE Program & Provider Recognition.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe disease transmission and principles of infection prevention and control in a variety of oral health care settings
  2. Identify relevant infection control laws, regulations, guidelines, standards, and best practice
  3. Utilize tools to assist with quality assurance measures (e.g., direct observation and feedback)

CE Credits: 17.75
Educational Method: Lecture, discussion, and case presentations
Course Type: Recorded, Self-instructional (self-study)
Location: Online
Publication Date: September 2023
Expiration Date: September 30, 2024