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Personal hygiene and proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) are crucial for healthcare workers to protect themselves and their patients from infections. By following the PPE and Personal Hygiene guidelines and policies, healthcare workers can effectively protect themselves and others from infectious hazards while maintaining high standards of personal hygiene and safety. Regular training, reinforcement, and compliance monitoring are essential to ensure consistent adherence to best practices. Subjects covered: • Correct mask selection and guidelines for mask wearing based on respiratory protection required • Clinical attire and PPE • Review PPE and Personal Hygiene policy • Donning and Doffing of PPE • Identify suitable PPE for your team

Learning outcomes

Personal hygiene and proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) are crucial for healthcare workers to protect themselves and their patients from infections. By following the PPE and Personal Hygiene guidelines and policies, healthcare workers can effectively protect themselves and others from infectious hazards while maintaining high standards of personal hygiene and safety. Regular training, reinforcement, and compliance monitoring are essential to ensure consistent adherence to best practices. Subjects covered: • Correct mask selection and guidelines for mask wearing based on respiratory protection required • Clinical attire and PPE • Review PPE and Personal Hygiene policy • Donning and Doffing of PPE • Identify suitable PPE for your team

Speaker

Meg Sharpe

Meg is a well-known presenter throughout Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands. Her extensive knowledge of Infection Prevention and Control and Sterilisation is delivered to be suitable for all members of the dental team and is designed to ensure the practice is in adherence with the required expectations of Australian/New Zealand Standards. Meg imparts her knowledge in an interactive and friendly manner ensuring all members of the team are clear about their respective role responsibilities and specific clinician accountability. Meg’s overall objective is that the team becomes self-managed to deliver a quality management approach to infection prevention and general compliance in the most effective and efficient way for enhanced productivity and therefore increased profitability and risk management. She has a clinical background and a passion for dentistry, specifically in the areas of Practice Management, Infection Prevention and Sterilisation, Ergonomics and Occupational Hygiene. With over 30 years’ background and experience in the dental industry. She has both clinical and industry knowledge and has held many roles in both fields. She also provides an independent Consultant service for Infection Control Solutions – Australia/New Zealand, and was member of working groups for both NZDA Code of Practice, and DCNZ Practice Standards development.

Personal Hygiene and Personal Protective Equipment

Meg Sharpe
Tuesday 16th Jul 2024
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Venue: Prime Practice Live Online
11/151 Castlereagh St
Sydney 2000
Region: Overseas
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Level 11
151 Castlereagh Street
Sydney, NSW
2000
AUSTRALIA