In the three-hand washing technique, how many seconds (in total) is each hand
washed with antimicrobial surgical hand scrub or soap?
a. 30 seconds.
b. 36 seconds.
d. 60 seconds.
Write in the space provided the correct sequence for the three-hand washing
technique required of all dental health care workers. Use numbers 1, 2, 3, and so forth.
Wash one hand, then the other hand.
Rinse the hands with cold water.
Dry the hands with a disposable towel.
Dispense 3 to 5 ml. of soap into the cupped hand.
Wet hands with cool to lukewarm water.
Remove all rings.
Use the last towel to close the faucet.
After each occurrence of removing gloves throughout the day, the hands are to be
washed with a __________ 15 to 30 second hand wash with _____________
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