Contemporary Infection Control

Saturday 14 July 2018

This one day course provides an overview of key areas in infection control in which there have been significant changes in recent years. The impact of the national guideline from ADA Inc, changes to the NH&MRC/CDNA guidelines from 2010, and the impact of national registration in July 2010 on infection control requirements will be a particular theme running through the day’s program.

This course is suitable for all members of the dental team. It will be of particular benefit to those who have not undertaken a recent Infection Control course, and who wish to update their knowledge of infection control issues.


  • Disease trends for infectious diseases of concern to dentistry
  • Risk-based precautions
  • Recent developments in handcare practices
  • Performance assessment of dental masks and respirators
  • Comprehensive sharps injury protocol and post-exposure prophylaxis
  • Biofilm reduction strategies and microbial assessment of dental unit water
  • Simplified management of endodontic instruments
  • Efficiency-based measures to improve workflow in instrument reprocessing and patient changeover
  • Features and correct operation of pre-vacuum autoclaves
  • Batch identification of instruments (instrument tracking)
  • Analysis of failures in infection control – lessons from recent incidents of practice
  • Requirements for autoclave record keeping
  • Protocols for the use of chemical and biological indicators

Course Dates & Costs

Contemporary Infection Control
Course No: 151918
Date: Saturday 14 July 2018
Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm (Registration from 8:00am) - includes full day's catering
Venue: Lecture Theatre 106, Faculty of Law Building, Eastern Avenue, The University of Sydney
Format: Lecture
Standard for Dentists $685
University of Sydney Alumni $582
University of Sydney / NSW Health Staff $548
Hygienist / Therapist / Technician $445
Hygienist / Therapist / Technician Alumni $357
(All prices inclusive of GST)  
CPD Hours: 6
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