Core CPD Update for the Dental Team (NW190316A)

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SubjectMulti topic
DescriptionIt is aimed at all qualified Dental Care professionals. It meets the new GDC requirements for enhanced CPD. The course will be delivered by a panel of presenters who are experts involved in their topics.
Additional information

To book a place on this course, please follow this online payment link:

This course is subsidised by Health Education England. The subsidised fee is £75.00 and includes lectures, a sandwich lunch and refreshments. A reduced course fee for dental nurses is available of £60.00. Please select the appropriate delegate rate during the online booking process. Places on this course are limited to 60 and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. The course closing date is 22nd February 2019.

Registration starts at 9:00am.

If you have any queries, please contact Alison Hawkins ( / 0151 706 5234).

Cancellation policy: A refund, less £15 administration fee, is guaranteed for cancellations received up to 3 weeks before the start of the course (22nd February at 5pm). No refund will be made for cancellations received after this date or for failure to attend. Substitutions fulfilling the criteria may be made at any time prior to the course.

VenueEducation Wing, Liverpool University Dental Hospital, Liverpool - Merseyside  View details
Date & timeSaturday 16 March 2019, 09:30 to 16:45
LecturerDr Kathryn Taylor  View details
Target audienceRecommended to all
Development outcomeA, B, C, D
Course styleWorkshop
Core topicGDC Recommended Topic
CateringRefreshments and Lunch
CPD hours6:00

This is a bespoke course which will enable dental care professionals to fulfil the minimum verifiable CPD requirement highly recommended by the GDC. It is an interactive course covering Medical emergencies, Disinfection and decontamination, Radiology and radiation protection, Legal and ethical issues and complaints handling, Oral cancer and Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults

Learning outcomes

By the end of the event delegates will be able to:

  • Recognise and explain the common medical emergencies that may present in practice and how these may present.
  • Discuss the drugs and equipment required to manage adult/paediatric emergencies in practice.
  • Discuss systemic diseases which may affect patients requiring dental care and how these may present.
  • Identify the requirements of essential and best practice in relation to dental decontamination.
  • Recognise the flow of dental instruments within the decontamination room to maintain infection control.
  • Recognise the requirements to optimise infection control in a dental environment.
  • State the hazards of exposure to radiation.
  • Describe the quality assurance required for exposure to radiation.
  • Recall the requirements for IRR1999 and IR(ME)R 2018.
  • Identify the ethical issues affecting dental care and how these may present in primary care.
  • Have knowledge of GDPR and how this may affect you in practice.
  • Have knowledge of current consent issues and their implications.
  • Apply GDC standards to everyday practice.
  • Explain how the response to ethical dilemmas may be perceived and how this can be optimised in patient care.
  • Describe the presentation and aetiology of oral cancers and discuss management principles in primary care.
  • Describe the role of the GDP in managing oral cancer.
  • Identify types of abuse and neglect and dental neglect.
  • Discuss how to manage and report protection cases.
  • Recognise the importance of team approach for safeguarding issues.