Recent Developments in Infection Control

Recent Developments in Infection Control

This course will discuss recent developments in infection control and their practical implementation in the dental practice.  ADAQ recommends members regularly attend CPD sessions for Infection Control to ensure they remain up-to-date and compliant with any new guidelines.

Topics

  • The latest on developments in key national documents including the Australian Standards, NHMRC Guidelines, CDNA guidelines, Immunize Australia guidelines, and the ACSQHC National Health Safety Standards. 
  • How to best use the 2015 ADA Guidelines and associated resources (the Self-Assessment Tool and the Infection Control Practical Guide). 
  • Structuring your practice infection control protocol to meet the Qld requirements for an Infection Control Management Plan. 
  • Implementing Hand Hygiene for maximal effectiveness and efficiency. 
  • Implementing transmission-based precautions: the when and how. 
  • Water quality for dental practice: what is needed where.

Speaker biography

Professor Laurie Walsh    BDSc, PhD, DDSc, GCEd, FRACDS, FFOP(RCPA), FIADFE
Professor Laurie Walsh is the former chair and current member of the ADA Infection Control Committee and has contributed to a range of guidelines, standards, protocols, and checklists in infection control. He has worked with the NHMRC and ASQHC as a reviewer of national guidelines, and with the dental boards as an inspector and consultant. Laurie has lectured internationally and published extensively in the areas of clinical microbiology and infection control.


Event Pricing

ADA Member - $330
Non Member - $429
Practice Advantage - $165

CPD Points

6 Scientific hours 
 

When
12/17/2019 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Where
ADAQ Function Centre 22 Hamilton Place Bowen Hills 4006

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