Contemporary Infection Control: State of the Art
Saturday 9 July 2016
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 dentists, dental auxiliaries, dental prosthetists and dental assistants 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|
|Date:||Saturday 9 July 2016|
|Time:||9:00am - 5:00pm (Registration from 8:30am) - includes full day's catering|
|Venue:||To be confirmed|
|Cost:||Early bird for dentists (pay by 14 May 2016)
Standard for dentists
University of Sydney alumni
University of Sydney / NSW Health Staff
Hygienist / Therapist / Technician
Hygienist / Therapist / Technician Alumni
(All prices are inclusive of GST)
|To register:||You can register and pay online using Visa & MasterCard.
For alternative payment arrangements or to pay over the phone by AMEX please contact the Continuing Education office by email or by calling: +61 2 9351 8348.