October 2022
On-demand: Handpiece decontamination – correct protocol and UK survey results
Speaker(s): Laura Edgar
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Handpiece decontamination – correct protocol and UK survey results

The aim of this webinar is to understand the correct way to decontaminate dental handpieces.

We will run through the findings from the UK’s largest survey on handpiece decontamination and explore the lessons we can all learn.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand correct handpiece decontamination procedures
  • Understand the risks associated with incorrect procedures
  • Know how to clean and maintain handpieces properly
  • Gain an appreciation of the dental industry’s current handpiece dencontamination practices.

Speaker: Laura Edgar

Laura is an expert dental decontamination trainer and fully qualified teacher with a special interest in DUWL and biofilms. She is the Managing Director of Aura Infection control, the UK and Ireland’s leading provider of infection control services and products to the dental sector. Laura also holds a position at the Infection Prevention Society and is a highly experienced speaker on the dental conference circuit. Laura has developed her knowledge and experience of dental decontamination with a degree in decontamination of reusable invasive medical instruments from Anglia Ruskin University. In addition, she has worked in dental decontamination for over 10 years.
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This Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activity fully complies with the CPD requirements of the General Dental Council.

FMC certifies this activity for one hour of enhanced CPD in the subject of handpiece decontamination – correct protocol and UK survey results.

This CPD meets the criteria for the GDC’s development outcome C.

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