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09:00 CONE BEAM CT Availability: Course has taken place
Title: CONE BEAM CT (DCT18)
Venue: Bristol Dental Hospital, Bristol - Bristol & N Somerset
Date: Thu 6 Feb 2020, 09:00 to 17:00
Development outcome: C
Course style: Interactive Workshop
Catering: Light buffet
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 6:00 hours
Cost: No charge

14:00 NHS RegulationsAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: NHS Regulations (SW20-02-06-01)
Venue: Engineers' House, Bristol - Bristol & N Somerset
Date: Thu 6 Feb 2020, 14:00 to 17:00
Development outcome: B
Course style: Lecture
Catering: Tea and coffee only
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 3:00 hours
Cost: £45.00
Description: The course is designed as a definitive guide to understanding NHS rules and regulations that apply to NHS dental practice including what UDA applies to any course of treatment. It is ideal for general dental practitioners and practice managers but is NOT MEANT FOR THOSE DOING PLVE. The course will be led by Nathan Brown who works for NHS BSA and speaks regularly on this topic.

14:00 Tips, Tricks and Pitfalls in Removable Partial ProsthodonticsAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: Tips, Tricks and Pitfalls in Removable Partial Prosthodontics (SW20-02-06-02)
Venue: Hyde Park Taunton Conference Centre, Taunton - Somerset
Date: Thu 6 Feb 2020, 14:00 to 17:00
Development outcome: C
Course style: Interactive Workshop
Catering: Tea and coffee only
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 3:00 hours
Cost: £45.00
Description: A interactive course covering Tips, Tricks and Pitfalls in removable partial prosthetics . The course will be led by Mike Gregory who qualified as a dental technician prior to becoming a dentist. He lectures to under-graduate and post-graduate students on the topic and is part of a John Beseford peer review group. Participants are encouraged to contact Katherine Sugg ( Katherine.sugg@hee.nhs.uk) with any areas that they would especially like covered. Participants are also encouraged to bring any tricky cases with them.

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09:00 Introduction to EndodonticsAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: Introduction to Endodontics (SW20-2-7-01)
Venue: Postgraduate Medical Centre, Bath - Bath & NE Somerset
Date: Fri 7 Feb 2020, 09:00 to 17:00
Development outcome: C
Course style: Hands-on
Catering: Meal
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 6:00 hours
Cost: £150.00
Description: This course is a great opportunity for GDPs to get to grips with providing good quality, efficient endodontic treatment. Jon Cowie and Luca Moranzoni will be covering assessment of prognosis, access, canal preparation, irrigation and obturation. There will be hands on practice using OneCurve and hand files in simulated canals, as well as the opportunity to practice simplified obturation and rubber dam placement. This is a small group session, with no more than twelve dentists, giving plenty of opportunity for questions and discussion.

13:00 NHS RegulationsAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: NHS Regulations (SW20-02-07-01)
Venue: Hyde Park Taunton Conference Centre, Taunton - Somerset
Date: Fri 7 Feb 2020, 13:00 to 17:00
Development outcome: B
Course style: Lecture
Catering: Tea and coffee only
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 4:00 hours
Cost: £45.00
Description: THIS COURSE IS FOR PLVE TRAINEES and EEA DENTISTS ONLY- The course is designed as a definitive guide to understanding NHS rules and regulations that apply to NHS dental practice. If you are unsure as to whether you should book on please contact Katherine.sugg@hee.nhs.uk

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18:00 Encouraging Clinical Research in the Primary Dental Care SettingAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: Encouraging Clinical Research in the Primary Dental Care Setting (SW20-02-11-1)
Venue: Future Inn Hotel, Bristol - Bristol & N Somerset
Date: Tue 11 Feb 2020, 18:00 to 21:00
Development outcome: B, C
Course style: Lecture
Catering: Light buffet
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 2:30 hours
Cost: No charge
Description: This research event is for dentists and DCPs who have an interest in getting involved in research, or think they would like to gain some experience and training in clinical research methodologies. Throughout the evening we hope to outline how dental teams can get involved in clinical research trials, and how research impacts on the practice. We will also outline opportunities available to dental registrants and hear from some who have received funding.

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09:00 HANDS-ON ENDO COURSEAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: HANDS-ON ENDO COURSE (DCT11)
Venue: Bristol Dental Hospital, Bristol - Bristol & N Somerset
Date: Wed 12 Feb 2020, 09:00 to 16:30
Development outcome: C
Course style: Interactive Workshop
Catering: Light buffet
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 6:00 hours
Cost: No charge

09:00 Successful Complete and Partial DenturesAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: Successful Complete and Partial Dentures (SW20-02-12-01)
Venue: Jurys Inn Exeter Hotel, Exeter - Devon N & E
Date: Wed 12 Feb 2020, 09:00 to 16:30
Development outcome: C
Course style: Lecture
Catering: Meal
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 6:00 hours
Cost: £90.00
Description: Rob will be returning to the South West to deliver an interactive day covering both complete and partial dentures. We will be discussing patient assessment, treatment planning, denture design, techniques and problem solving. This will be a small group course, with plenty of clinical tips and opportunity for questions.

09:30 Practical Minor Oral Surgery for the GDP Availability: Course has taken place
Title: Practical Minor Oral Surgery for the GDP (SW20-02-12-1)
Venue: Exeter Dental Education Facility, Exeter - Devon N & E
Date: Wed 12 Feb 2020, 09:30 to 16:30
Development outcome: C
Course style: Hands-on
Catering: Meal
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 6:00 hours
Cost: £150.00
Description: This course is a fabulous opportunity for dentists to practice their MOS skills. We will be covering effective use of elevators , forceps , case selection, flap design, bone removal suturing and suturing using anatomical models for hands on practice.

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10:00 Validation Supervisor Training Day Availability: Fully booked
Title: Validation Supervisor Training Day (SW-20-02-24-01)
Venue: St Mellion International Resort, St Mellion - Cornwall
Date: Mon 24 Feb 2020, 10:00 to 16:00
Development outcome: A, B, D
Course style: Interactive Workshop
Catering: Meal
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 5:00 hours
Cost: £90.00
Description: This course is an opportunity to develop your skills to support colleagues who are new to the NHS. This will be an informal day with plenty of time for discussion. Being a Validation Supervisor is hugely rewarding and a wonderful way to welcome the skills of colleagues form diverse backgrounds into the workforce.

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09:00 Dental Extraction Skills for GDPsAvailability: Fully booked
Title: Dental Extraction Skills for GDPs (SW20-02-25-2)
Venue: Engineers' House, Bristol - Bristol & N Somerset
Date: Tue 25 Feb 2020, 09:00 to 17:00
Development outcome: C, D
Course style: Interactive Workshop
Catering: Meal
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 6:00 hours
Cost: £150.00
Description: Carla and Tim will be joining us in Bristol to explore how we can become better at taking out teeth. We will be discussing potential difficulties, intact teeth and retained roots. The principles of sectioning teeth and flap design will also be considered. This is a small group course with plenty of opportunity for questions and discussion. We will be using synthetic skin and oral surgery models to illustrate extraction techniques.

09:30 Managing Periodontal Disease in 2020. Has anything changed?Availability: Fully booked
Title: Managing Periodontal Disease in 2020. Has anything changed? (SW20-02-25-1)
Venue: Jurys Inn Exeter Hotel, Exeter - Devon N & E
Date: Tue 25 Feb 2020, 09:30 to 16:30
Development outcome: C
Course style: Lecture
Catering: Meal
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 6:00 hours
Cost: £90.00
Description: Roger Yates has been successfully treating periodontal disease and its sequelae for over 30 years in conjunction with the dental team. This one day programme offers a revision of the aetiology and classification of periodontal disease. We will be exploring the relevance of history, examination and charting. Roger will be discussing disease management, with a view to improving treatment outcomes, utilising the whole dental team. The course will take a evidence based approach, using case presentations with plenty of clinical tips and opportunity for questions. Roger understands the challenges of managing periodontal disease within our current system, and will include accessing secondary care in the South West, and how this could change in the future following work being carried out by the Managed Clinical Newtork (MCN).

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09:00 Intermediate EndodonticsAvailability: Fully booked
Title: Intermediate Endodontics (SW20-2-28-1)
Venue: Postgraduate Medical Centre, Bath - Bath & NE Somerset
Date: Fri 28 Feb 2020, 09:00 to 17:00
Development outcome: C
Course style: Hands-on
Catering: Meal
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 6:00 hours
Cost: £150.00
Description: This course is a fantastic opportunity to gain confidence in root treating molar teeth. Jon Cowie and Luca Morenzoni will consider which teeth are good candidates for root treatment, modern access cavity preparations, guide path solutions with the OneG file. We will be using simulated teeth to practice access cavity preparation (upper and lower molar), canal preparation and obturation. This will be a small group - no more than 12 dentists - so plenty of opportunity for questions and discussion.

09:15 Presribing Radiographs for Dental Hygienists, Dental Therapists and Clinical Dental Technicians Availability: Only 3 places available
Title: Presribing Radiographs for Dental Hygienists, Dental Therapists and Clinical Dental Technicians (SW19-02-28-1)
Venue: Exeter Dental Education Facility, Exeter - Devon N & E
Date: Fri 28 Feb 2020, 09:15 to 16:00
Development outcome: A, B, C, D
Course style: Learning Set
Catering: Light buffet
Core topic: Radiography and radiation protection
CPD: 7:00 hours
Cost: £70.00
Description: This is a one way workshop designed to give Dental Hygienists , Dental Therapists and Clinical Dental Technicians the knowledge and skills to prescribe radiographs without the referral from a dentist in line with the GDC `s Scope of Practice guidance.

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