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ADOHTA (NSW) Inc
proudly presents 'Perspective Shift', a professional development brunch event, focusing on a number of topics, from aged care, communication & through to awareness campaigns of the dangers of soft drinks. Each presentation will take a new look at these topics which are so central to our profession, & will provide new perspectives to be considered in daily practice.
Fully tax deductible and with an excellent members subsidy, it’s a brunch event you don’t want to miss. Accrue 4 continuing professional development points (3 scientific, 1 non-scientific) and make new friends at the same time.
And don't forget to bring along your hotel toiletries or samples to donate to local charity.
8.15-8.45 Registrations open
8.45-9.00 President's Welcome
9.00-10.00 Joan James (DPL)-Complaint Dynamics-'They never told me that!'
10.00-10.30 Full Buffet Brunch
11.30-12.15 Lenore Tuckerman (Colgate)-The Seattle Pathway
12.15-12.30 Graduate Achievement & Acknowledgement
12.30-1.15 Rebecca Chen-Sugar Sweetened Beverages-a pilot study on University students
If you have any dietary requirements, please email email@example.com with the details.
Joan James: graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of Nebraska in the USA and more recently completed a Graduate Certificate in Dentistry from the University of Adelaide and a Certificate of University Teaching Practice from University of Queensland. Joan practiced in a specialist periodontal practice in Australia for over 20 years and was on the academic staff at the University of Queensland School of Dentistry from 2009-2014, teaching into the Bachelor of Oral Health Program. She has served on both the State and National DHAA Executive (including terms as State and National Presidents) and has been a member of Australian Dental Council accreditation teams. Joan is now an Advisor and Case Consultant with Dental Protection Limited Australia.
Rebecca Chen: gradated BOH USyd 2010, and has worked in regional clinics in the Greater Western Area Health Service. She is passionate about prevention within the community & was a finalist for the Australian National Youth Awards in 2015. She is currently teaching at the University of Sydney BOH program, & completing her final semester of the Masters of International Public Health program at USyd. Rebecca's presentation topic for this event will be focused on sugar sweetened beverages & educating young adults (aged between 18-25yo) entering University. This age group is not generaly considered an at risk group for increased caries, however, the research shows limited examples of studies in this area & age group, and it is usually a time in life accompanied by changing lifestyle and eating habits.
Lenore Tuckerman: is currently Public Health Consultant and "Bright Smiles Bright Futures" Coordinator, a child oral helth promotion program she launched in 1997. She is a founding member of the National Partnership Working Group on Minimal Intervention Dentistry and a member of the NSW Oral Health Promotion Network. Lenore's presentation will look at oral health of Baby Boomers and the need for a new perspective of providing care based on dependency. The Seattle Care Pathway, based on a workshop held in Seattle in 2013, is an evidence based approach which is globally applicable but flexible enough to meet local needs.