A Demonstration of Skill
The Personal Guide to Effectively Preparing a Dental Room
Special Instructions for Co-op Teacher: N/A
Description and Rationale
Wear personal protective equipment including goggles, glasses and a mask.
Dispose of any wipes, gauze or wrappings left on the counter appropriately.
Sterilize the currently empty instrument tray as well as the chairs, equipment, x-ray buttons, x-ray handle, patient sink, mechanical instrument holders and cord, computer mouse and keypad, overhead lamp and handles and all other instruments or utensils used by the previous dental professional in a procedure.
Dispose of Disinfecting wipes in the available trash can. Dispose of gloves by pinching the first at the wrist, being careful to touch only the outside surface. Pull the glove down and off then form it into a ball and grasp it in the other glove. Insert your thumb under the inside rim of your other hands glove. Push the glove inside out, down onto your fingers and over the already rolled up glove.
Gather all materials.