Infection Prevention & Sterilisation

202108jul9:00 am5:00 pmInfection Prevention & Sterilisation9:00 am - 5:00 pm(GMT+12:00) View in my time Event Organized ByNew Zealand Dental AssociationDisciplineInfection PreventionFormatIn-Person

Event Details

Calling all infection prevention coordinators, dental assistants, OHTs, and dentists!
The knowing and the doing can be challenging to align!
Register for this full day workshop and update your Infection Prevention and Control knowledge with a focus on the ‘what’ to do, the ‘why’ it should be done, and the
‘how’ to do it!
A great opportunity to align the theory of best practice with clinical application, and how to effectively and efficiently ensure all this is happening in your practice.
Practical implementation is included in this workshop with work stations set up for several of the topics, including;

  • Management and Performance testing for the ultrasonic units
  • Impression management
  • PPE – appropriate choice of products, correct wearing, mask permeability testing, glove porosity
  • Hand Hygiene – light box with fluorescent hand sanitiser
  • Surface management
  • Methods of transmission activity
  • Instrument reprocessing and management – packaging, instrument audit
  • Aerosol management
  • Performance Requalification – annual in practice process and documentation
    There will also be a review of documents required, including;
    — Policy & Procedures Manual
    — MSDS review
    — Validation paperwork review: Performance Qualification and Performance Requalification process


Speakers for this event

  • Meg Sharpe

    Meg Sharpe

    Infection Prevention and Control guru

    Infection Prevention and Control guru


New Zealand Dental Association

As the professional association for dentists, NZDA has been advocating on behalf of dental professionals and members of the public, since it was first established in 1905. We are united in helping the public make informed choices about their dental care. Delivering accessible dental disease prevention and in delivering information on promoting oral health through disease prevention and treatment to individuals and communities. As a member of the New Zealand Dental Association you will become part of our trusted and professional support network, opening up access to a wealth of resources designed to help you in professional practice.
info@nzda.org.nz NZDA House, 1/195 Main Highway, Ellerslie, Auckland 1051

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(Thursday) 9:00 am - 5:00 pm(GMT+12:00) View in my time



Knighton Road, University of Waikato

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