Dental Clinic Sterilization Requirement under the Centre of Health Protection Guide to Infection Control in Clinic Setting (Round 3)
With the upcoming implementation of the new Private Healthcare Facilities Ordinance (PHFO) clinic license, this lecture aims to provide guidelines for dental offices in fulfilling the sterilization requirements under the Guide to Infection Control in Clinic Setting issued by the Centre of Health Protection.
Proper sterilization of dental instruments protects dentists and patients from cross infections by preventing microorganisms from growing on instruments and surfaces. Used dental instruments contaminated with pathogens may cause various bacterial and viral infectious diseases including COVID-19.
During this lecture, you will learn about the latest sterilization standard protocol in dental clinics under the CHP guidelines, and the best practice for infection control during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Standard procedure for reprocessing reusable medical devices
- Different types of sterilizers and items for sterilization
- The correct position of dental instrument in autoclave
- Application of different types of test indicators, sterilization monitoring, and record keeping
The lectures will be conducted mainly in Cantonese and supplemented by English.
Dr. Leung Siu Fai, Eric. BDS (HKU), Post-grad Dip DS (HKU), MFGDP (UK), MGD (CDSHK)
Dr. Eric Leung graduated from the University of Hong Kong in 1988. In 1995, he gained the Membership of Faculty of General Dental Practice, Royal College of Surgeon of England. In 1996, he gained the Post-graduate Diploma in Dental Surgery from the University of Hong Kong. Dr. Leung attained Membership of General Dentistry, College of Dental Surgeons of Hong Kong in 2007.
Dr. Leung is a member of Certified Microscope user of Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry. He is part time clinical lecturer in Faculty of Dentistry HKU from 1998 to 2007. From 2010 to 2018, he is mentor of Membership of General Dentistry College of Dental Surgeons of Hong Kong. From 2013 to 2018, Dr Leung is a examiner of Membership of General Dentistry College of Dental Surgeons of Hong Kong.
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
LOCATION17/F, CEO Tower, 77 Wing Hong Street, Cheung Sha Wan, Kowloon, HONG KONG Exit B, Lai Chi Kok Station
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