Infection prevention and control in the dental practice

Thu 21 May 2020

Infection prevention and control in the dental practice

Build your confidence with your infection prevention and control processes.

Learn straightforward strategies to reduce risk, ensure best practice and improve efficiency.

Understand:

  • How to identify risk
  • Pathways for infection
  • How to evaluate appropriate methods to minimise and eliminate cross contamination
  • How to apply effective and efficient work practices in the dental surgery.

CPD hours: 4 clinical hours

RSVP by 18 May.

Please note: After registering for this event, you will receive confirmation of registration. On the week of the event, you will receive a seperate email with the zoom webinar log on details. 

Schedule

Program outline

9:00am: Start

• Regulatory standards and guidelines update
• Risk assessment in practice
• Staff health and occupational health and safety, including immunisation, workplace injuries and spills, standard precautions, hand hygiene, personal protective equipment, barriers and wipes, and aseptic technique.

10:30am-10:45am: Break

10:45am-1pm 

• Reprocessing instruments and equipment
• Manual and mechanical cleaning
• Packaging and sterlising RMD
• Testing, interpreting equipment and device results
• Documentation to support practice.

1:15pm: Lunch and finish

Speakers

Amanda Brown

Amanda Brown has extensive experience in public and private practice, and is a highly regarded consultant in infection prevention and control.

Amanda’s qualifications are:

• Certificate in Infection Control and Sterilisation
• Certificate in Dental Nursing
• Certificate III in Sterilising Practice
• Member of ACIPC
• Member of SRACA
• Member of OSAP.

Sponsors & Supporters

Industry Partners

Wakelin
BOQ
PSA
Moneywise
Guild
MW Partners