Legal and Ethical Issues for the Dental Team (SO091118)

AvailabilityCourse has taken place
SubjectCore - Ethics
DescriptionThe GDC recommend that you keep up-to-date by doing CPD in legal and ethical issues.
Additional information

GDC Domains maps to:

Professionalism (ethical and legal)

VenueEducation Centre, RSHH, Southampton  View details
Date & timeFriday 9 November 2018, 10:00 to 13:00
LecturerMrs Jo Russell  View details
Target audienceRecommended to all
Development outcomeNo development outcome
Course styleBlended Learning
Core topicLegal & Ethical Issues
CPD hours3:00

Overall aim:

To improve the practical application of legal and ethical frameworks as they apply to dental practice and patient care.

Specific aim:

To increase learners’ ability to develop strategies to manage risks related to dental law and ethics.


1. To review the requirements of the GDC Standards.

2. To examine dental care and practice from professionally relevant legal and ethical standpoints.

3. To examine the principles of ethical behaviour relevant to dentistry.

Learning outcomes

1. Describe and summarise key issues relating to conduct, performance and ethics, in accordance with GDC Standards.

2. Demonstrate recognition of the application of law and ethics in dental practice and patient care.

3. Explain ethical behaviour as it relates to dental practice and patient care.