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Recorded webinar: Human Error and Dentolegal Risk (NZ)

  • Dates: 11 – 11 Jun, 2020

Date recorded:  Thursday 11 June 2020
Suitable for: New Zealand dental practitioners

Complaints are on the increase. Naturally some of these relate to error in practice and some are human in nature.

Join Dental Protection Dentolegal Consultant, Dr Annalene Weston, for this one-hour recorded webinar focussed on understanding how human error can impact risk. Dr Weston discusses the nature of human error and shares strategies dental practitioners can put in place to recognise and manage risk.

Dr Weston is joined by Dr Kiran Keshwara, Dentolegal Consultant, Dental Protection.

By watching this webinar you will:

  • Understand how human error impacts on risk
  • Understand the nature and types of human error
  • Learn how to recognise risks and the steps to put in place to manage risk

Dr Annalene Weston

Dr Annalene Weston is a Dentolegal Consultant for Dental Protection Australia. She is the first point of contact for members, providing colleague to colleague support and advice. Dr Weston completed her undergraduate dental degree and vocational training in the UK, and worked in the NHS and private dentistry for four years before immigrating to Australia in 2003. She has worked across three Australian states, in both private and public dentistry, and gained her Masters in Health Law through the University of Sydney, Faculty of Law in 2009.

Dr Weston was awarded a Fellowship to the American College of Dentistry in 2016 and a Fellowship to the Pierre Fauchard Academy in 2019 in recognition of her strong work in ethics and collegiate support. Dr Weston continues to practice on a part time basis.

Dr Kiran Keshwara

Dr Kiran Keshwara is a Dentolegal Consultant for Dental Protection Australia. Dr Keshwara graduated from Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry in the UK. Prior to moving to Australia, he owned an NHS dental practice in England. Kiran spent five years with a specialist dental negligence law firm in the UK as a dento-legal consultant advising solicitors on matters relating to litigation. In Australia, he has worked for corporate dental groups in Queensland and the ACT as lead dentist, supporting and mentoring clinicians. As well as being a Dentolegal Consultant for Dental Protection, Dr Keshwara works part-time in private practice.

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