GDC Recommended CPD: Legal, Ethics, Complaints and Oral Cancer (26/11/19)

Introduction

In the 2013 publication Continuing Professional Development for dental professionals the GDC recommends that you keep up to date by doing core recommended CPD in the following areas:

  • Legal and ethical issues
  • Complaints handling
  • Oral Cancer: Early detection

Learning objectives

This 1 day core recommended CPD course is designed for all dental registrants and aims to provide participants with the latest information regarding the 2018 enhanced CPD Development Outcome Areas A and D

Each participant will receive a certificate of attendance from LonDEC, Kings College London Dental Institute and will be awarded 2 hours of verifiable CPD for each subject. For a total of 6 hours verifiable CPD.

Morning Session:

Legal and ethical issues: 2 Hours

By the end of this seminar you will be able to:

  1. Appreciate dental-related ethical principles and dilemmas
  2. Fathom the GDC’s expectations of dental registrants
  3. Understand the legislation relating to NHS dentistry and any recent changes
  4. Know how dentistry is regulated in the UK

Complaints handling: 2 Hours

By the end of this seminar you will be able to:

  1. Appreciate what drives patient to complain
  2. Interpret the NHS Complaints Procedure and GDC standards relating to complaints
  3. Better manage patient complaints
  4. Know how to prevent complaints from arising and how to insulate yourself with communication skills

Afternoon Session:

Oral Cancer: Early detection: 2 Hours

By the end of this seminar you will be able to:

  1. Understand the incidence, and pathology of oral cancer
  2. Interpret the signs and symptoms of oral cancer
  3. Carry out a thorough Oral Cancer screen
  4. Know when and how to refer

Registration is at 09:15 and the course starts at 09:30. Expected finish time is 16:30pm.

The course takes place at LonDEC. Please see https://www.londec.co.uk/directions/

Course includes course notes, refreshments & light lunch. Each participant will receive a certificate of attendance from LonDEC, Kings College London Dental Institute and be awarded with 6 hours of verifiable CPD.


Tutor:

Dr Amit Rai BDS (Hons) LLM FHEA

Amit Rai

General Dental Practitioner and Practice Principal. Amit has a Dento-Legal background with past positions including a former GDC Fitness to Practise Committee Member. He has acted as an adviser to a number of dental organisations including the GDC and NHS England. Amit maintains a strong commitment towards Dental Education, being a past Vocational Training Advisor and current University lecturer in Dental Law & Ethics at a Master Degree level.

Course Properties

Course Date 26-11-2019 9:00 am
Course End Date 26-11-2019 4:30 pm
Registration Start Date 22-10-2018
Capacity 40
Cut off date 26-11-2019
Original Price £149.00
Discounted Price £119.00 (Until 29-10-2019 00:00)
Location LonDEC
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