Understanding the origins of this viral disease and how it spreads will help oral health professionals advise patients and prevent cross-transmission during dental care.
AGD Subject Code: 148
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Describe the etiology and presentation of monkeypox.
- List the vaccines available to prevent monkeypox.
- Explain appropriate infection prevention protocols to mitigate
possible cross-transmission during dental care.
This course was issued in December 2022 and expires December 2025. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.