ADOHTA National Priorities
This has been developed to identify key areas and adherence to these key areas ensures commitment and uniformity to internal development of the profession. Developing these key areas enables ongoing, (indirect) development of the professions of dental and oral health therapy.
Professionalism and Legislation Governing Service ProvisionCommitment: Develop and implement a framework for professional governance for dental and oral health therapists in Australia
Advocacy, Representation, Leadership and Collaboration
Commitment: Strengthen the voice and profile of dental and oral health therapy through effective advocacy and lobbying and strong alliances and representation.
Growth and DevelopmentCommitment: To secure the long-term future of dental and oral health therapists as key providers in the dental industry.
Education, Training and Research
Commitment: To enhance dental and oral health therapists' knowledge and skills through continuing education, information and research.
Business and Resource Management
Commitment: To ensure efficient and effective resource management and business administration and ensure structures are in place to enable ADOHTA to meet its commitments and achieve agreed goals and outcomes.