General Dental Council (GDC) Recommended Topics Day

Overview

On this short course, you'll cover a number of General Dental Council (GDC) recommended topics, including:

  • Medical emergencies
  • Disinfection and decontamination
  • Radiography and radiation protection
  • Legal and ethical issues
  • Oral cancer detection
  • Safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults

This course contributes towards the hours requirement of verifiable Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Course details

Structure

  • Mode of study: Direct
  • Duration: 6 hours, 9.00am - 4.30pm
  • Location: Dental Academy, William Beatty Building, Hampshire Terrace, Portsmouth, PO1 2QG
  • Start and end dates: 15 February 2019

Cost

  • £80.00

What you'll experience

On this short course you'll cover:

  • the management of medical emergencies in the dental practice
  • infection control in dentistry
  • Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations (IR(ME)R) continuing education in radiography and radiation protection
  • professionally relevant laws and ethical guidance
  • how the entire dental team can work together to prevent oral cancer and improve its early detection
  • safeguarding and protection as it applies to children, young people and vulnerable adults
  • Development Outcomes: A, C, D

Teaching

You'll be taught by:

  • Chris Penney, Senior Lecturer, School of Health Sciences and Social Work at the University of Portsmouth
  • Shelley Blane, Senior Lecturer, School of Health Sciences and Social Work at the University of Portsmouth
  • Marina Harris, Senior Lecturer (Periodontal Lead) at the University of Portsmouth Dental Academy
  • Sue Hadley, DCP Teaching Fellow at the University of Portsmouth Dental Academy
  • Latha Davda, Clinical Director at the University of Portsmouth Dental Academy

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

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