Dental Surgery Nurse Assistants
Dental Surgery Nurse Assistant Program
Saturday 22nd May, 2021 @ BMICH, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Time Topics
8.00 am Registration
08.30 – 09.15 Role of DSA, Appearance & Communication skills
Dr Danushi Wickramasinghe, Senior Registrar in Community Dentistry
09.15 – 10.00 Infection control - basic concepts, PPE, Vaccination
Dr Hemantha Amarasinghe, Consultant in Community Dentistry
10.00 – 10.30 Tea Break
10.30 – 11.15 Introduction to basic Dental materials
Dr Dilhan Rupasinghe, Acting  Consultant in Restorative Dentistry
11.15 - 12.15 Dental Emergency Management & First aid
Dr Prashantha Atapattu, Consultant OMF Surgeon
12.15 – 13.00 Lunch Break
13.00 – 13.45 Sterilization & disinfection of instruments
Ms M.A.S.D Senevirathne, Acting Matron, Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya
13.45 – 14.45 Practical - hands-on:  CPR
Dr Pushpa Ramiyani Soyza, Sp Grade Nursing Officer, National Coordinator for Training
14.45 – 15.30 Tea Break
15.30 – 16.15 Preparation of patient, instruments & assisting procedures
Ms Samantha Athauda, Foreman BME Ministry of Health
16.15 – 17.00 Oral hygiene instructions & dietary advice
Dr Kumari Liyanage, Registrar in Community Dentistry
17.00 Award of Certificates