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To be eligible for promotion, students must successfully complete all course work and appropriate examinations/competencies, satisfy assigned patient care responsibilities, and comply with the technical standards for the semester under review. The determination of promotion is made by the Academic Performance Committee.
This document describes the grading structure of and standards for courses in the DDS program within the Advocate-Clinician-Thinker (ACT) curriculum.
The purpose of this Policy is to establish how student reclassification and dismissal will be executed. This Policy applies to all Adams School of Dentistry students and residents.
The purpose of this Policy is to set forth the due process rights of Adams School of Dentistry students. This Policy applies to all Students and Residents.
These policies and procedures for the Appointment, Promotion, and Reappointment Committee (APR) state the functions of the committee. The APR Committee recommends fixed term faculty to the Dean for appointments, promotions, and reappointments.
Chapter 15 of the Adams School of Dentistry's (ASOD) Infection Control Manual lists additional resources about infection control.
Chapter 14 of the Adams School of Dentistry's (ASOD) Infection Control Manual explains the ASOD's infection control procedures for simulation clinics, including the use of extracted teeth.
Chapter 13 of the Adams School of Dentistry's (ASOD) Infection Control Manual explains the ASOD's radiology infection control policies, including radiology Personal Protective Equipment; initial cleaning, setup, and breakdown procedures for the radiology operatory; radiographic examination; procedures for processing phosphor storage plates (PSP) receptors; PSP disinfection; direct digital sensor disinfection; and procedures for panoramic and portable extraoral radiographic units.
Chapter 12 of the Adams School of Dentistry's (ASOD) Infection Control Manual explains the ASOD's requirements for using and disinfecting digital impression scanners, intraoral cameras, and impression materials and dental appliances, as well as on-site laboratory considerations, incoming laboratory considerations, and outgoing laboratory considerations.
Chapter 10 of the Adams School of Dentistry's (ASOD) Infection Control Manual explains the ASOD's operatory infection control procedures, including armamentarium availability in operatories, cleaning and disinfection of operatory, draping operatory, setup of operatory, sterilized instruments in operatories, dismissing the patient from the operatory, end of day operatory procedure, personal items in the operatory, and maintaining the chain of asepsis and limiting contamination.
Chapter 9 of the Adams School of Dentistry's (ASOD) Infection Control Manual explains the ASOD's requirements for Dental Unit Waterlines (DUWL) and vacuum maintenance, including general information on water quality, DUWL maintenance procedures, DUWL monitoring, DUWL shock treatment and installation of treatment straws, DUWL disinfection procedures, DUWL flushing procedures, and maintenance and replacement of vacuum lines, traps, and vacuum materials.
Chapter 8 of the Adams School of Dentistry's (ASOD) Infection Control Manual explains the ASOD's requirements for single-use/disposable items, regulated waste materials, general guidance on proper handling of needles, needle recapping procedures, and sharps disposal procedures.
Chapter 7 of the Adams School of Dentistry's (ASOD) Infection Control Manual explains the ASOD's requirements for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). This includes types of approved PPE, PPE per procedure/area, approved and denied areas for PPE, PPE specifications, PPE donning protocol, PPE doffing protocol, and PPE training.
Chapter 6 of the Adams School of Dentistry's (ASOD) Infection Control Manual explains ASOD's requirements for clinical attire and hygiene, including personal hygiene, hair/facial hair, personal adornment, jewelry, and hands/fingernails.
Chapter 5 of the Adams School of Dentistry's Infection Control Manual explains appropriate handwashing protocols for routine clinical procedures, between routine clinical procedures, and for surgical procedures.