Infection prevention and control (Part 2): Clinical

Thu 24 September 2020

Infection prevention and control (Part 2): Clinical

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: 5 clinical hours

RSVP by 23 September.

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

Schedule

Program outline

10:30am: Start

Standard and transmission based precautions
• Hand hygiene, including changes to surgical hand preparation
• PPE and the differences between precautions (contact, droplet and airborne; wearing P2/N95)
• Sharps management
• Environmental management (SARS CoV 2 [COVID 19])
• Barriers and wipes (demonstration of environmental markers and techniques)
• Aseptic techniques (simple extractions to surgical procedures)

1:00pm: Break

1:30pm: Second half

Reprocessing instruments and equipment
• Manual and mechanical cleaning (simulated soil and protein testing demonstration)
• Packaging, tracking and sterilising RMDs
• Testing, interpreting device results and readouts
• Documentation to support processes (paper and electronic)
• Product tips and tricks to managing multiple practitioners RMDs

4:00pm: 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
Moneywise
BOQ
PSA
Guild
MW Partners