Introduction to the NHS Module - Infection Prevention & Control Part 1 (INWIN261022)

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SubjectIntroduction to the NHS
Description(Part 2 will be held on the 28.10.2022) This course is one of a number of courses designed to provide an Introduction to primary care NHS dentistry essential for Validation by Experience Dentists. This course is also suitable for other dentists who are new to the NHS, dentists returning to NHS practice, and any dental professional interested in learning more about the featured topics. Requirements of the GDC and CQC will be met by this course.
Additional information

Webinar will be held via ZOOM

09:00 Receive email with link to access Webinar

The Educational Programmes starts at 10:00 hrs prompt

10:00 - 10:45: Lecture

10:45 - 11:00: Break

11:00 - 11:45: Lecture

11:45 - 12:00: Break

12:00 - 12:45: Lecture

13:00 Close

VenueWebinar Tutorial, Winchester  View details
Date & timeWednesday 26 October 2022, 10:00 to 13:00
LecturerMrs Jo Russell  View details
Target audienceRecommended to all
Development outcomeC
Course styleLecture
Core topicNo core topic
CPD hours3:00

Specific aims:

1. To reduce the occurrence of infectious diseases in the dental surgery.


1. To discuss infection risk reduction.

2. To examine the HTM 01-05 guidance document and discuss how key environmental legislation applies to dentistry.

3. To describe the control of Legionallea infection in the dental practice.

4. To discuss the safe management of healthcare waste in the dental sector as specified in the HTM 01-07 guidance document.

Learning outcomes

Following this course learners should be able to:

1. Demonstrate recognition of effective measures to manage the risk of physical, chemical and microbiological contamination in the practice of dentistry.

2. Outline essential and best quality requirements of the HTM 01-05 guidelines, assess own practice level of compliance and identify areas for improvement.

3. Outline effective strategies for safely maintaining dental waterlines.

4. Summarise the key issues relating to waste disposal in dental practice, assess own practice level of compliance and identify areas for improvement.

This CPD activity relates to GDC learning outcome C – Knowledge.