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Core CPD Day

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This one day course will provide an update in the GDC core topic areas for CPD

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26th January 2018
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Latha Davda (Medical Emergencies and Oral Cancer), Clinical Director, University of Portsmouth Dental Academy.
Natalie Foley (Cross Infection Control), Partner at the Infection Control Consultancy
Chris Penney (Safeguarding), Senior Lecturer in Social Work, University of Portsmouth
Marina Harris (Law and Ethics), Senior Teaching Fellow, University of Portsmouth Dental Academy
Shelley Blane (Radiography and Radiation Update), Senior Lecturer at the School of Health Sciences & Social Work, University of Portsmouth


Oral Cancer Update
Oral cancer is on the rise in the UK and if detected early has a better prognosis. The GDC has highlighted it as one of the core recommended CPD topic. Oral cancer awareness improves detection by the entire team, therefore benefitting the patient.

Medical Emergencies
The General Dental Council requires that ALL registrants are trained in dealing with medical emergencies, including resuscitation, and possess up to date evidence of capability. Medical emergencies training and resuscitation is a core skill required by all the dental professionals and it is expected that dental professionals update their training in this area every year.

Cross Infection control
Provides 1 hour infection control training towards the Core CPD required by DCP group as specified by the GDC

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults
This training will provide an overview of the forms of harm and abuse that children and vulnerable adults can be exposed to. This will be contextualised within both national and regional policy and legislation.

Legal and Ethical
Provides 1 hour legal and ethical training towards the Core CPD required by DCP group as specified by the GDC

Radiography and Radiation Protection update
Provides 1 hour radiography and radiation protection training towards the Core CPD required by DCP group as specified by the GDC


By attending this course you will:
Receive 6.5 hours of updates for the above stated core CPD subjects.

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