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Dental Nurses in practice CPD course

Dental Nurses in practice CPD course

What and Why – CPD?

Undertaking CPD is compulsory and key to maintaining your place on the Dental Care Professional (DCP) register. As a registered dental nurse you are required to demonstrate 150 hours of CPD over a 5-year cycle. A minimum of 50 hours of this requirement must be verifiable CPD.

The General Dental Council (GDC) defines continuing professional development (CPD) as:

Study, training courses, seminars, reading and other activities undertaken by a dental professional, which could reasonably be expected to advance his /her development as a dental professional.

CPD can be verifiable or non-verifiable.

Verifiable CPD has clear aims, outcomes and objectives, coupled with quality control measures, and carries documentary proof of completion/participation. This includes

  • attending conferences
  • completing online CPD tests

Non-verifiable CPD (general CPD) encompasses all self-directed activities that will benefit your lifelong learning, such as (but not limited to):

  • reading books
  • reading journals

Back to basics

Revisiting the latest standards and learning new skills relevant in the field of dental practice.

Certificate will cover 6 CPD verifiable hours. A series on updating and developing the skills and knowledge of a dental nurse towards a patient centred approach

Topic 1:

COSHH what does it stands for?

Topic 2:
Understanding HTM 01-05

Topic 3:
Biopsy: Dental Nursing Role in early cancer detection

Topic 4:

Delivering better oral health: An overview

Date – please contact info@waterlooacademy.co.uk

Time – 9:30am to 4:30pm

Fees – £125

Certificate will cover 6 CPD verifiable hours.

Location: 18 Hatfields, London, SE1 8DJ (5 min walk from Waterloo or Southwark station)

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