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Infection Control


Based on the Australian Standards recommendations and RACGP 5th Edition Standard requirements, the workshop will offer practical methods for implementing the correct sterilisation processes and give participants the working knowledge to implement safe work practices.


Learning Outcomes

1. Understand sterilisation and the Validation Process

2. Identify the difference between appropriate cleaning and disinfection methods

3. Implement monitoring and recording procedures for legal reference


Topics covered are:

- Infection Control

- Cleaning & Disinfection

- Packaging/wrapping

- Tracking systems

- Monitoring the process

- Validation of the process

- Records for legal reference

- Policies and Procedures




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Lin Lochead - BIO


Mrs Lin Lochead B.Sc. is a Sterilising Consultant with a nursing background, has completed the Sterilising Technology course and has a degree in Biological Sciences. She has been involved in sterilisation, disinfection and infection control in both private practice and hospital settings for 25 years, is the author of three handbooks on Disinfection, Sterilisation and Infection Control for Medical Dental and Podiatry practices and represented the Australian Association of Practice Managers on the committee to write the Australia/New Zealand Standards for sterilising – AS/NZS 4187:2003 and AS/NZS 4815:2006.

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