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UoN ORHL1102 Compulsory Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Course

202120aprAll DayUoN ORHL1102 Compulsory Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Course(All Day: tuesday)(GMT+10:00) View in my time Event Organized ByADA NSW Centre for Professional DevelopmentDisciplineInfection PreventionFormatIn-Person

UoN ORHL1102 Compulsory Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Course

Event Details

The Australian Dental Association (NSW Branch) is proud to support the University of Newcastle’s Bachelor Oral Health Therapy (12390) program.  This Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) lecture forms part of the mandatory pre-placement requirements for students moving forward to pass their degrees.

This lecture will focus on the key elements of managing COVID-19 risk while it remains in our community, which could be for some time yet, and reveal the top areas of opportunity to improve IPC processes based on performance-based data and insights gained as the peak body for the profession.

In this three hour lecture, 1st year students will:

• Understand the foundational concepts of Infection Prevention and Control (IPC)

• How to practise safely in a COVID-19 world

• Learn why IPC is a priority for the dental profession – not just dentists

• Recognise healthcare consumer expectations and what this means for you

• Learn about what affects IPC compliance and team performance?

• Learn how to interpret and follow the University’s Oral Health Clinic IPC Policies

• Understand how to use Personal Protective Equipment to prevent contaminating yourself

• Learn about the single most important factor to reduce healthcare association infections.


Speakers for this event

  • Kylie Robb

    Kylie Robb

    Director on the Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control’s Executive Council

    Kylie has been instrumental in advocating for best practice in infection control standards while promoting the benefits of accreditation outcomes to hundreds of practice teams in Australia. She is a Director on the Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control’s Executive Council, has a Master of Health Services Management in Clinical Leadership from the University of Technology, Sydney among many achievements. Kylie is a popular speaker, routinely presenting Infection Control and accreditation courses across Australia. Kylie is a 2019 member of the coveted Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America’s International Ambassador Program.

    Director on the Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control’s Executive Council


ADA NSW Centre for Professional Development

Our advocacy for members ensures we stay united as a profession, securing the profile, funding, support and recognition to allow us to continue advancing dentistry. As a not-for-profit organisation led by dentists for dentists, our remit is to deliver value to members and we do this in six key ways: Advocacy The strongest professions are those that are well represented Continuing Professional Development Providing comprehensive and respected CPD in world class facilities Networking and Connections Mentorship, events, local divisions and study groups Professional and Peer Advice On dento-legal matters, compliance, practice management, HR, IR, pharma News and Filtering We deliver what dentists need to know, when they need to know it Lifestyle and Benefits It's not all business. We incorporate social events and lifestyle benefits
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Price – $250.00