Month: November 2018

1200 – 1230 Communication and leadership determine the development and success of a profession.  Relevance, currency and the ability to adapt to the changing environment that is oral health, enables the profession to succeed.  This presentation will discuss the how...
  • November 14, 2018
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1400 – 1500 The provision of preventive oral health care for our aging population living in residential aged care is a growing concern.  This presentation will provide an overview of the development of an undergraduate curriculum that orientates and prepares...
  • November 14, 2018
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1330 -1430 Life is full of difficult conversations which invariably arise at difficult times, and none more so than those which can arise through our interactions with patients, colleagues and staff. This presentation seeks to examine why these interactions are...
  • November 9, 2018
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1430 – 1500 CQUniversity has a established relationship between the health disciplines. This alliance has resulted in multiple collaborations including sharing resources, socialization, research initiatives, interprofessional clinical practice and the education of health practitioners’ roles and clinical skills.   The literature...
  • November 9, 2018
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1630 – 1700 This presentation will discuss how the 3 year results of the longitudinal early childhood caries research project comparing different types of preventive interventions have impacted the service delivery in Metro South Oral Health. The presentation will also...
  • November 9, 2018
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1530 – 1630 The Dental Board of Australia and the new National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards have specific requirements to meet the cultural safety needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The ongoing failure to meet these...
  • November 9, 2018
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1530 – 1630  Many factors contribute to our heighten stress levels and our working environment more than ever can be a source of that stress. In Australia, the dental and oral health therapy (OHT’s) workforce has evolved. It’s become professionally...
  • November 9, 2018
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1530 – 1600 From beginning as a practitioner at the age of 21 years, to now being in management and having my own patient base, I believe it is vital to review and self reflect on your communication skills daily....
  • November 9, 2018
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1630 – 1700 Jack’s presentation will focus on the important role of the care giver in oral hygiene provision and discuss the need for health promoting and preventive practice within the residential aged care sector. This will create a robust...
  • November 9, 2018
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1430 – 1500  Prevention is the hallmark of the modern Oral Health Practitioner (OHP). Despite the known benefits of prevention and its alignment with Minimal Intervention Dentistry (MID) being evidence-based practice, research has shown prevention continues to be remain absent...
  • November 9, 2018
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