october, 2021

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202120oct9:00 am4:30 pmONLINE - Infection Prevention and Control - Continuing to Achieve Best Practice9:00 am - 4:30 pm(GMT+11:00) View in my timeOnline Event Event Organized By: ADA NSW Centre for Professional Development Discipline:Infection PreventionFormat:Online

ONLINE - Infection Prevention and Control - Continuing to Achieve Best Practice

Event Details


Endorsed and delivered by the ADA, taking into account the COVID-19 context, this course is the premier source of contemporary infection prevention and control (IPC) information for the dental profession in 2021, and now includes updates to new infection control guidelines.

We know the dental profession trusts ADA NSW to distil vast amounts of dynamic information into sensible and manageable risk-based, outcomes-focused implementation strategies. Our goal is to support practice teams to streamline their infection control programmes as this can improve performance, efficiency and team confidence.

This LIVE online course focuses on the key elements required to strategically manage infection risk in dental practices and how to empower teams with purpose-driven values to protect the public…and themselves. As the peak body for the profession, we use performance-based data to inform high impact and targeted education resources.

Over 3000 people from across Australia have attended this constantly evolving ADA course to reflect the dynamic landscape of IPC. 
This course is suitable for all registered dental practitioners, Australian Dental Council candidates, prosthetists, dental practice teams, industry and product representatives and consumer advocates.

Topics include

  1. COVID-19! Understanding the current Public Health Order for your State. 
  2. Safe systems of work and risk based decision making
  3. The regulatory landscape for IPC and how this affects healthcare consumer expectations
  4. What affects IPC compliance and team performance – and what to do about it
  5. Harnessing the power of policy decisions to streamline practice operations
  6. How to complete a steriliser log and why it must be accurate
  7. Principles for steriliser testing and indicator use
  8. Spaulding classification and why this makes all the difference
  9. Objective approach to Batch Control Identification
  10. Confidence with storage of instruments and managing the environment
  11. The Top 5 IPC areas of opportunity for over 200 dental practices – lessons learned

Learning Objectives

  1. Make risk based IPC decisions based on the latest evidence
  2. Gain contemporary knowledge of IPC principles
  3. Confidence with COVID-19 management in practice
  4. Understand the common grey areas – and make them black and white for your practice
  5. Objectively review the status quo with a quality improvement mindset
  6. The ADA have a lot of resources to help you – learn about how they can make life easier
  7. Understanding the regulatory framework for IPC that applies to dental practitioners
  8. Understand what IPC requirements are related to dental practice accreditation
  9. Confidence with the latest documents and information that should be at hand


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 DevelopmentOur 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[email protected] Level 1, 1 Atchison Street, St Leonards NSW 2065


(Wednesday) 9:00 am - 4:30 pm(GMT+11:00) View in my time


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Future Event Times in this Repeating Event Series

december 15, 2021 9:00 am - december 15, 2021 4:30 pmapril 5, 2022 9:00 am - april 5, 2022 4:30 pmaugust 3, 2022 9:00 am - august 3, 2022 4:30 pm

CPD Hours

CPD Hours: 6.5


Non-Member Dentist – $488.00, ADA Member Dentist – $390.00, Member of another ADA State – $390.00, Dental Student – $320.00, Hygienist / Therapist / Prosthetist – $320.00 and Dental Team – $220.00

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