UKDentalCourses (UKDC) has got the privilege of working with highly experienced academics
in different fields of dentistry, whom provide advanced services to dental practitioners, Clinicians,
organisations including CPD providers.
In related to CPD Accreditation Services that we provide, we closely follow the General Dental Council
2017 rules , for the Continuing Professional Development and Dentists and Dental Care Professionals,
which are set out in the Schedule to this Order, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 34A(1)
and (4), 34B, 36Z1(1) and (4), 36Z2, 50A(6) and (7), and 50C(5) and (6) of the Dentists Act 1984(a).
The aim is to help dental professionals and their team keeping their skills, knowledge and competence up to date throughout their careers. This assists to maintain and develop a person’s practice as a dentist or dental care professional; and (b) is relevant to the person’s field of practice.
UKDC CPD Accreditation assist the contents of CPD courses such as: Aims, Objectives, learning outcome, hours, standards of conduct, performance and practice expected of dentists or dental care professionals according to guidance prepared by the Council under section 26B(1) and 36M(1)(c) relating to, in whole or in part, one or more of the following— (a) effective communication with patients, the dental team, and others across dentistry, including when obtaining consent, dealing with complaints, and raising concerns where patients are at risk; (b) effective self-management and effective management of, or work with, others in the dental team, to serve the interests of patients at all times, and provide constructive leadership where appropriate; (c) the maintenance and development of knowledge and skill within a practitioner’s field of practice; (d) the maintenance of skills, behaviours and attitudes which maintain patient confidence in the practitioner and in the dental profession and which put patients’ interests first.
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Effective communication with patients, the dental team and others across dentistry, including when obtaining consent, dealing with complaints, and raising concerns when patients are at risk. (Eg.: Communication skills, Consent, Complaints handling, Raising Concerns, Safeguarding)
Effective management of self and effective management of others or effective work with others in the dental team, in the interests of patients, providing constructive leadership where appropriate. (Eg.: Effective practice management, Business management, Team working, Leadership skills)
Maintenance and development of knowledge and skill within your field(s) of practice. (Eg.: Clinical and technical areas of study, Radiography, Cross infection control, Medical emergencies and CPR, Emerging technologies and treatments, CPD specific for your daily role(s), Upskilling opportunities)
Maintenance of skills, behaviours and attitudes which maintain patient confidence in you and the dental profession and put patients’ interests first. (Eg: Ethical and legal issues and developments.
Recommended CPD topics by GDC
GDC have identified some CPD topics that will relate to many of dental professionals in their field(s) of practice. These topics and allocations are highly recommended:
Medical emergencies: at least 10 hours in each CPD cycle, (At least two hours of this type of CPD activity every year.)
Disinfection and decontamination: (At least five hours in each CPD cycle.)
Radiography and radiation protection: (At least five hours in each CPD cycle. Dental technicians, CPD in materials and equipment, instead of radiography and radiation protection. At least five hours in each CPD cycle.)
It is also recommended:
Legal and ethical issues.
Oral cancer: early detection.
Safeguarding children and young people.
Safeguarding vulnerable adults.