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Infection Prevention & Sterilisation Workshop

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There are massive risks for the safety of your team and your patients if your practice is not compliant with the correct infection prevention and sterilisation procedures. Is your practice at risk of being non-compliant?

Infection prevention requires co-operation and adherence to strict rules for the whole dental team, but only the clinician is accountable.

This 1/2 day hands-on workshop will provide clinicians and support team with an update on recent developments in infection control in dentistry and will help to refine understanding of how to implement successful protocols for efficient practice.

Learn where there have been significant changes in infection prevention in the past 2 years and where changes are about to occur.

Suitable for all dental practice team members, especially those who have not undertaken recent infection prevention training.

Course topics:
• Changes in regulations and guidelines.
• Office Based Practice, the Standards and you - the technicalities of AS/NZ4815:2006 and AS/NZS 4187:2014
• A back to basics look at the micro-organisms that make infection prevention necessary.
• Risk-based precautions.
• Policy and Procedures manuals - how, why and the importance of team implementation.
• Hand Hygiene update
• common errors in personal protective equipment.
• Biofilm reduction strategies.
• Improving workflow in instrument reprocessing and patient changeover.
• Reprocessing and handling of used instruments (reusable medical device).
• Sterilisation - packaging, loading, monitoring requirements and recording the process.
• Batch control identification
• Validation - of both equipment, and the overall sterilisation process.

Presented by Megan Sharpe, a well-known infection prevention, control and sterilisation consultant, this new workshop will teach you practical infection prevention guidelines for the dental clinic for dentists, hygienists, dental therapists and dental staff.


If you would like any further information on this workshop, or any of our workshops, please email us at info@primepractice.com.au, call us on +61 2 8935 0600, or direct message us via our Facebook page. If you would like to recommend this workshop to a friend or colleague please 'tag' them so they can contact us directly.

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