2021 Vern-Barnett Awards For Excellence in Dental Assisting

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Vern-Barnett Awards for Excellence in Dental Assisting.

It is time to consider nominating those special members of your Dental Team.
This is the opportunity for Dentists and staff to recognise their indispensable team members for the valuable contribution they have made to the dental practice.

The Vern-Barnett Awards have been established to commemorate the contributions made by Kathy & Dr Brian Vern-Barnett to the education, advancement and recognition of Dental Assisting as an integral part of the dental health team.

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare

ACSQHC COVID-19: Infection Prevention and Control Risk Management
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) has developed advice to support health service organisations to undertake a COVID-19 risk assessment and develop a comprehensive Risk Management Plan.
Link: https://safetyandquality.cmail20.com/t/j-l-qkduyld-ttltilcdd-t/

What is COVID-19 - a reliable, clear and factual presentation.

With all the information floating around today, this presentation by UK Clinical Director, Martin Kiernan provides clear, well resourced information for the health care profession. With 25 years experience in Infection Prevention and Control and a Masters in Public Health and Clinical Research, Martin advises numerous government initiatives and Dept of Health (UK). A very thorough and well explained presentation on this virus and the PPE requried.

Enrol in Certificate III in Dental Assisting HLT35015

Bite - sized learning makes it easy to complete! Have you thought about getting your Certificate III in Dental Assisting but put off the decision for reasons of cost, time, ease of study, work commitments, takes too long? Now is the time to take this new bite-size learning opportunity and enrol in our upcoming course.
DAPA is a registered training organisation National Provider Number 90424 offering Certificate III in Dental Assisting (HLT35015) as both a privale fee paying course or under the Smart & Skilled Traineeship program in NSW.

Infection Prevention and Control - customised training in your surgery

Training Session in Your Surgery customised for your protocols - no staff travel time!

Following the recent Covid-19 pandemic, Infection Control compliance in the dental practice is of paramount importance. DAPA welcomes enquiries about correct procedures for instrument cleaning and reprocessing, environmental cleaning and all infection prevention and control protocols. We are positioned well to assist surgeries to implement and maintain compliant procedures through in-surgery training and we want to help you set up protocols which are manageable.. As a registered training organisation and industry body, our trainers are well qualified to provide you with accurate information and advice customised to your practice needs - all in the familiar surroundings of your clinic. Contact us for more information.