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Have you considered work as a Dental Assistant? Do you have new staff in need of comprehensive training?

Hobart, AUSTRALIA

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From: 9:00 AM

Thursday, 4 April, 2024

To: 4:30 PM

Thursday, 4 April, 2024

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TOTAL CPD FOR THIS EVENT: 6.5 HOURS

Event Details...

Join this new hands-on course and gain the basic knowledge and skills required to be a productive dental assistant.

This specifically designed course provides the basic knowledge and skills required to help new dental assistants in their role. Review and practice multiple common dental assisting duties and learn strategies to stay organised and improve you dental assisting skills.

Use chairside manikins and practice hands-on activities including: surgery preparation, greeting a patient, assisting a dentist, suction techniques, moisture control, surgery changeover, positioning and ergonomics.

In addition, this course outlines the importance for infection control, hand hygiene, contamination zones and reviews the basics for processing reusable instruments and equipment.

Very limited seats are available for optimal personal attention and training.

Topics include

  • Effective communication
  • Infection control management
  • Chairside skills and strategies
  • Correct use of PPE
  • Hand hygiene
  • Surgery set-up strategies
  • Moisture management
  • Proper positioning and ergonomics

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the importance of first impression communication with patients
  • Understand and identify the importance of basic infection control prevention in dentisry
  • Experience chairside skills required to assist the clinician during dental procedures
  • Understand hand hygiene and PPE importance
  • Practice therse skills with chairside manikins
  • Identify the importance for a correct surgery changeover/setup

Speakers at this event...

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Ms Cathy Shiel

Cathy Shiel is currently working at TAFE Digital as a dental teacher. She has 25 years’ experience as a teacher and over 35 years’ experience in dental practice, including private practice and ...

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Ms Lynette Shaw

Lynette Shaw has been in the dental industry for 30 years, worked as a dental assistant and management rolls with a large health fund practice. Lyn works for OTEN TAFE teaching certain III dental a...

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Speakers at this event...

Ms Cathy Shiel

Cathy Shiel is currently working at TAFE Digital as a dental teacher. She has 25 years’ experience as a teacher and over 35 years’ experience in dental practice, including private practice and ...

More info

Ms Lynette Shaw

Lynette Shaw has been in the dental industry for 30 years, worked as a dental assistant and management rolls with a large health fund practice. Lyn works for OTEN TAFE teaching certain III dental a...

More info