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University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine

You've completed the dental school's report form, the CU report form and the CU claim form

Now what?

Dental Medicine's needlestick post-exposure management report form (Fabian needs this)

needlestick_incident_report_form_downloaded 8_27_2012.pdfneedlestick_incident_report_form_downloaded 8_27_2012.pdf (needed for insurance claim to be paid)

Turn your patient's treatment over to your preceptor NOW,

ensure that a patient blood-draw has been done,

and travel to the Infectious Disease Clinic

at the Anschutz campus

Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion, 7th Floor
Anschutz Medical Campus
1635 North Ursula Street
Aurora, CO 80045
Phone: 720-848-0191


What are the hours at the Infectious Disease Clinic?

Mon, Tues, Wed: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm


Where do you go when the Infectious Disease Clinic isn't open?

UCH Emergency Department
Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion
University of Colorado Hospital
Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, CO


Where do you go when your ACTS clinic is far from campus?

If you're in a distant location and you can't make a timely visit to the AMC campus, you must seek treatment through your ACTS clinic.  Each ACTS clinic has a protocol that their staff members are required to follow in the event of a needlestick accident.  Follow the same protocol that your preceptor would follow if she/he had a needlestick injury.  You'll still need to fax the form to Fabian Walker.  In this case, faxing the form will help her make arrangements to pay for any treatment you receive from your ACTS clinic's medical provider.


What is never acceptable?

Doing nothing is never acceptable.  If you experience a needlestick injury, or you think you might have, you must stop patient treatment and speak with your preceptor.