Infection control guidelines and ADC examinations

Infection control guidelines and ADC examinations

27 August 2021
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The Australian Dental Council is (ADC) is aware of the recent updates made to the Australian Dental Association Guidelines on Infection Control.

  • Preceding version: Guidelines for infection control, Third edition. Australian Dental Association, 2015
  • New version:  Guidelines for infection prevention and control, Fourth edition. Australian Dental Association, 2021


Candidates undertaking written or practical examinations in the coming months are advised to continue to refer to:

  • Guidelines for infection control, Third edition. Australian Dental Association, 2015

We are working to review all examination content to ensure it is aligned with the new guidelines. Any changes will be announced via our website. We will provide you with sufficient notice to allow time for you to familiarise yourself with any updated resources before any future scheduled examinations.

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