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Webinar: Professional liability and independent practice

Webinar: Professional liability and independent practice
Join us for a 1 hour online webinar which will cover professional liability and what we need to know as practitioners.


On completion of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  1. Summarise the practical ramifications to dental hygienists, oral health therapists and dental therapist with the new scope of practice standards.
  2. Outline the main categories of professional indemnity insurance claims against DHs, OHTs and DTs in the past.
  3. Describe possible changes of professional indemnity insurance claims against DHs, OHTs and DTs with the introduction of the new scope of practice standards, drawing on data collected from other health professional groups.
  4. List possible strategies to minimise professional indemnity insurance claims.
  5. Outline the process in case a complaint is lodged against a member


Webinar Times:

SA, NT- 7.30 pm 
WA - 6pm


Registration cost:

DHAA Members: Webinar registration is free for all categories of DHAA membership. 
Non members: registration is available for non members at a cost of $20 per attendee. 


Webinar link

All attendees will be emailed the link to join on Tuesday 28 April and again 1 hour before the webinar starts to allow for late registrations.
If you registered before the 28th of April have not received the email by Wednesday morning we ask that you please log into your profile and review your sent emails under the 'Email Preferences' tab. If the email is not displaying here please contact us and we will help out.


Presenter: John Cotterill

John is an insurance broker and data analyst with BMS with 10 years experience in the insurance industry. Through a wide variety of experience across the industry, and a psychology degree, he brings a broad experiential skillset to the DHAA program.




4/29/2020 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
AUS Eastern Standard Time
Online Webinar AUSTRALIA
Online registration not available.

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Not a DHAA Member?

You can still attend our events by creating a purchase account at the link above. This will be a non-member account where you can register for CPD events and track your event registrations. It does not allow you access to member benefits or the members portal, these are only accessible by joining as a DHAA member. 

Webinar access: 

All registered members will be sent a link to the webinar 48 hours prior so please ensure you have updated your contact details. You can also find a copy of the email in your Member profile Communications tab.

Our webinars are run through the Zoom.us online platform. Please ensure when logging on to the Zoom platform for the first time that you enter your full name and email address as this information is used to register your attendance and award your CPD certificate. 

If you have never participated in a Zoom webinar before to view their how to video showing you how to download and join a webinar for the first time, you can also join a test meeting on the Zoom website to ensure your internet connection is suitable. 

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