Premier Dental Infection Event Call for Abstracts OSAP Annual Conference | Celebrating 35 years of The Safest Dental Visit™ PDF Print Email


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Michelle Lee
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February 22, 2019 (ATLANTA) — The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) invites infection control clinicians, educators, and researchers from around the world to submit abstracts for poster presentations at our 2019 Annual Conference that will be held on May 30 – June 2 in Tucson, AZ

The theme this year is “Proud Past, Bright Future – 35 Years of The Safest Dental Visit™”. This action-packed conference will deliver the latest updates on evolving guidance and emerging infection prevention and safety issues.

Call for Poster Abstracts

OSAP Annual Conference is a prime networking event where attendees leave with new information and resources to help better address infection prevention and safety challenges.

This call for abstracts is an opportunity to share infection control research with national and international colleagues. We welcome abstracts that consist of literature reviews, original research, meta-analyses, or case reports. Individuals at all career stages are encouraged to submit one or more abstracts.

Abstracts that are accepted for presentation at the OSAP Annual Conference may be published in a special issue of the OSAP Journal of Dental Infection Control and Safety. Authors must opt-out of this opportunity; otherwise accepted abstracts will be published in the journal. Selected abstracts may also be approached by the OSAP Journal Editor-in-Chief for potential full manuscript submission.

Poster Abstract Guidelines

Read the guidelines for poster abstract submissions or submit an abstract.

Deadline to Submit: Monday, April 1, 2019

About Annual Conference

The OSAP Annual Conference is the premier dental infection prevention and control education event. National and international experts in infection prevention and patient safety will deliver a richly constructed conference combining world-class education with valuable networking activities. OSAP Annual Conference will help participants identify important attributes to develop and enhance global leadership for the optimal delivery of infection prevention and safety.

Anyone who has a role related to dental infection prevention and control, whether clinicians, educators, or sales representatives, will benefit from attending OSAP Annual Conference. OSAP will be honoring its proud past of 35 years of promoting The Safest Dental Visit™ as well as looking forward to a bright future ahead in dental infection prevention and control.

About OSAP

The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) is the only dental membership association solely focused on infection prevention and patient safety education. Our members include individual clinicians, group practices, educators, researchers, consultants, trainers, compliance directors, policymakers, and industry representatives who advocate for safe and infection-free delivery of oral healthcare. OSAP focuses on strategies to improve compliance with safe practices and on building a strong network of recognized infection control experts. OSAP offers an extensive online collection of resources, publications, FAQs, checklists, and toolkits that help dental professionals deliver the Safest Dental Visit for their patients. Plus, online and live courses help advance the level of knowledge and skill for every member of the dental team. For additional information, visit