Recent Developments in Infection Control


This course will discuss recent developments in infection control and their practical implementation in the dental practice. ADAQ recommends members regularly attend CPD sessions for Infection Control to ensure they remain up-to-date and compliant with any new guidelines. The Lecture will also be followed by an hour practical application session with the ADAQ Education & Practice Advisory Services team.


  • The latest on developments in key national documents including the Australian Standards, NHMRC Guidelines, CDNA guidelines, Immunize Australia guidelines, and the ACSQHC National Health Safety Standards.
  • How to best use the 2015 ADA Guidelines and associated resources (the Self-Assessment Tool and the Infection Control Practical Guide).
  • Structuring your practice infection control protocol to meet the Qld requirements for an Infection Control Management Plan. 
  • Implementing Hand Hygiene for maximal effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Implementing transmission-based precautions: the when and how.
  • Water quality for dental practice: what is needed where.

Providers Terms


Registrations for ADAQ events must be received in writing with payment (if applicable) by the RSVP deadline as listed on the website and registration form. Early registration is recommended. If an event is fully booked, a waiting list may be available.


Registration fees include cost of enrolment, catering, materials and any other items or equipment detailed in the course outline. Bookings by credit card may attract a service fee payable directly to the service provider at time of booking.


Attending delegates names and practice details may be included on a Delegate List for distribution to speakers, sponsors, exhibitors and any other affiliated entity involved in the event. Please let us know at time of registration if you do not consent to this information being included on a Delegate List. Delegate details may be passed to an affiliated party, when the event is being presented in conjunction with a third party event provider. This information is solely used for the purpose of recording and confirming credentials once the course is completed.


Your image may be photographed or recorded at any time throughout an Association activity and we may publish, use, or reproduce this image or recording of you in published communications, including but not limited to internet, print, video, DVD, television, radio, cable or other electronic applications. Collecting this personal information is to promote our services and to report on our events. Examples of publications are ADAQ News and the ADAQ website. By attending an ADAQ event, you give your consent to the reproduction or use of your image in full or part for any promotional, advertising and commercial activities of ADAQ.

If you do not wish to have your image photographed or filmed or included in any of our publications, please contact us to advise us of this fact. Any personal information including an image or recording of your person is securely stored by us and only authorised staff members will be granted access to this information. We take all reasonable efforts to ensure your personal information is not misused, lost or accessed by unauthorised persons.

Cancellations - Refund Policy

Event cancellation or rescheduling by ADAQ

ADAQ reserves the right to cancel, postpone, relocate or reschedule any event. In such cases, ADAQ will endeavour to notify delegates as soon as possible to minimise inconvenience. ADAQ will not accept responsibility for any travel or accommodation costs incurred by delegates or for changes to delegate work commitments or personal circumstances. Where a refund is due, it will be paid within 30 days of the notification. If an event is rescheduled, a delegate may elect to transfer the fee from the cancelled event to a future event of equal value. In such circumstances, the terms and conditions for cancellation below apply.

Paid Events: Hands-on Sim Lab event

A $55 administration fee applies to ALL cancellations. A full refund, less the administration fee, will be given for cancellations for Sim-Lab event received more than 14 days prior to the event. No refund will be given for cancellations made with less than 14 days notice. Cancellations must be received in writing by mail, fax or email. Substitution of delegates may occur at any time at no additional cost.

Paid Events: Lecture or Seminar

A $55 administration fee applies to ALL cancellations. A full refund, less the administration fee, will be given for cancellations for lecture programs received more than 14 days prior to the event. A 50% refund will be given for cancellations received between 7-14 days prior to the event. No refund will be given for cancellations made with less than 7 days notice. Cancellations must be received in writing by mail, fax or email. Substitution of delegates may occur at any time at no additional cost.

Paid Events: Online courses

Access to online coursework will be available 10 business days from receipt of payment. A full refund, less the administration fee of $55, will be given for cancellations made within 10 business days from receipt of payment. Any cancellations must be received in writing by mail, fax or email. No refund will be given once course work is dispatched. Delegates have 6 months from receipt of payment to complete and submit assessment for this course.

Free Events

Delegates who cancel within 3 business days prior to the event or delegates who register but fail to attend, may incur a $55 charge. All cancellations must be notified in writing.

Failure to attend

A delegate who registers for an event but fails to attend will be liable for 100% of the registration fee.

Transfers of Registration

Delegate transfer requests must be notified in writing no less than 3 business days prior to the event.

CPD Hours

ADA Members who attend an ADAQ event that attracts CPD Hours will receive a Statement of Attendance for their records. Please note that CPD is mandatory for current Dental Board of Australia registration.


To keep course fees down, some materials and products used in hands-on workshops may be provided by dental suppliers. Representatives may also be in attendance at events.

Events Disclaimer

The information provided for events is correct at time of publication. ADAQ reserve the right to cancel, relocate, substitute or change, without notice, any aspect of the event program. ADAQ reserves the right to cancel any activity if minimum numbers are not met. If an event is cancelled by ADAQ, any fees paid will be refunded in full. ADAQ will give as much notice as possible to reduce any inconvenience for delegates. In the event of industrial disruptions, ADAQ accepts no responsibility for losses incurred by delegates.

The information and opinions presented at the professional development events are those of the presenters. Presentations at an ADAQ event on clinical methods, materials, techniques or approaches to business issues in a dental practice, do not constitute endorsement by ADAQ. By registering for an ADAQ event, the delegate takes sole responsibility for the use of any information provided. 

Practice Staff Registration

If you are wanting to register multiple people form your Practice, please email [email protected] with the following information:

  • Delegates First Name
  • Delegates Surname
  • email address &
  • any dietary/access requirements.

Please note, we do require a unique email address for each delegate. Once an account has been created, they will have access to their online portal.

ADA Member$317Select
Non Members$412Select
Contact Hours:

6.0 hrs


Fri, 04 September 2020

Start Time:

8:30 AM


1 Day






ADAQ Function Centre

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22 Hamilton Place, Bowen Hills,
Brisbane, Queensland,
Australia, 4006

ADA Queensland
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Professor Laurie Walsh AO


Laurence Walsh has been Professor of Dental Science at UQ since 1999, where he leads the research and group in advanced technologies and materials. He has undertaken clinical and laboratory trials for a wide range of bleaching systems and technologies and has published extensively on this topic in the national and international literature. Laurence has over 25 years clinical experience with conventional and laser-based systems for treating more difficult cases including tetracycline staining. He has presented numerous lectures and hand-on courses in tooth bleaching systems and technologies for the past decade across the Asia-Pacific region and in North America.

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