august, 2021

This is a repeating event

202120aug8:00 am2:30 pmRecent Developments in Infection Control8:00 am - 2:30 pm AEST(GMT+10:00) View in my timeADAQ Function Centre Event Organized By: The Australian Dental Association (Queensland Branch) (ADAQ) Discipline:Infection PreventionFormat:In-Person

Event Details

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. The lecture will also be followed by an hour of clinical sessions with the ADAQ Education & Practice Advisory Services team.


  • 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


Speakers for this event

  • Debbie Wilson

    Debbie Wilson

    Education and Practice Advisory Team Member

    Debbie joined the Education and Practice Advisory team at ADAQ in 2019 and is the resident expert on all things Infection Control. With over 30 years experience in the industry, in both public and private sectors, Debbie brings a wealth of knowledge in the practicalities of instrument reprocessing and appreciates the challenges often faced by our Members.

    Education and Practice Advisory Team Member

  • Professor Laurence Walsh

    Professor Laurence Walsh

    BDSc (Hons) (Qld), DDSc (Qld), PhD (Qld), GCEd, FFOP (RCPA), FICD, FADI, FPFA, FIADFE

    Professor Walsh is a specialist in special needs dentistry who holds a personal chair in Dental Science at the University of Queensland. He is a clinically active specialist in special needs dentistry and has a particular clinical interest in medically compromised patients. Laurie has lectured nationally and internationally on issues with the provision of dental care to elderly and frail patients, and has contributed to the development of care protocols based on minimal intervention dentistry. Laurie has served as an infection control consultant to a range of government and private sector organisations.

    BDSc (Hons) (Qld), DDSc (Qld), PhD (Qld), GCEd, FFOP (RCPA), FICD, FADI, FPFA, FIADFE


The Australian Dental Association (Queensland Branch) (ADAQ)The Australian Dental Association (Queensland Branch) (ADAQ) is the professional association for Dentists in Queensland. We represent more than 4000 members across the State. Our advocacy and services aim to promote excellence in the profession through a range of services, including: the provision of Professional Indemnity (PI) Insurance, support and advice regarding PI claims, CPD events, dental assistant training, and dental practice advisory advice.[email protected] 22-28 Hamilton Place Bowen Hills Qld 4006


(Friday) 8:00 am - 2:30 pm AEST(GMT+10:00) View in my time

Future Event Times in this Repeating Event Series

october 29, 2021 8:00 am - october 29, 2021 2:30 pm

CPD Hours

5 Scientific Hours


ADA Member – $330 ADA Member Practice Staff – $330 1st and 2nd Year Graduate ADA Member – $300 Non-Member – $429 Non-Member Practice Staff – $429

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