Friday 19 May 2017    
8:30 am - 4:00 pm


Bookings closed


City West Receptions
45 Plaistowe Mews, West Perth, WA, 6005

Event Type

This local course coincides with the 37th Australian Dental Congress



Infection control – hand washing, vaccinations, masks and more

Ms Kareen Dunlop  |    Registered General Nurse. Theatre nurse educator, Naturopath 

An interactive session on the importance of preventing and transferring infection.  With a background as a Registered Nurse Educator, Kareen always presents an engaging and exciting session.

Building the practice from the inside out.   Converting calls to appointments

Simple and effective ways to build your practice everyday. Using the strengths and personalities within your team to build a practice your patients wish to return for their regular appointments.

Does your “Steri” comply for accreditation?

Accreditation is a process Private dental practices can volunteer to undertake. It ensures that a dental practice has systems and processes in place to improve the safety and quality of care for patients. Following the AS/NZS 4815:2006 and AS/NZS 4187:2014 standards, along with the ADA guidelines on infection control, we will discuss the ideal sterilisation work flow and processing of instruments.

Managing stress in the workplace – dealing with the difficult patient

Ms Kareen Dunlop  |    Registered General Nurse. Theatre nurse educator, Naturopath

Learn strategies to manage difficult patients and disruptive situations.  Following Jungs theory, Kareen Dunlop will show you how to be assertive and remain a valuable and balanced team member.

The “Ideal” DCA.  Keeping abreast of new technologies.

The ideal DCA needs to fast, efficient, professional, have attention to detail and be a team player.  They should be able to follow instructions but also anticipate and show initiative. Moving with new technologies is an ongoing challenge for all practitioners and keeping your staff onside to embrace the changes can be challenging.  Digital radiography, digital scanning, 3D printing, digital treatment planning and communication will be presented.

Are you using or abusing your dental equipment?

Day to day care of high tech dental equipment can reduce the inconvenience and expense of an unexpected equipment failure. Hand piece maintenance and preventive care of other equipment will be presented.

 Professionalism for the dental team.

Professionalism is defined as an individual’s conduct at work. Patients, colleagues and your boss can detect whether you have this quality or not?  Displaying it can affect your ability to keep your job and advance your career.

REGISTER YOUR TEAM NOW –  Discount for teams:  1 = $330     2 = $600    3 = $810  (inc GST)




Event registration from 8.30am – Light refreshments served (Tea and coffee)
This event is fully catered with morning and afternoon tea and a buffet lunch.
Programme concludes  4.00pm

CPD   6 Hour seminar

A Certificate of Attendance will be issued at  the completion of each seminar.  In most cases this will be emailed

A tally of all CPD hours gained through EdgePD will be kept on file.  This is assist you in managing your CPD hours and reporting to AHPRA.

There is complimentary parking at the City West Complex (under Scitec)

A parking voucher will be emailed to you at the commencement of the week of the event.

Please print this voucher and display on your dashboard.  The local council enforces wheel clamping in this precinct.


Bookings are closed for this event.