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Progressing in your career means more independence and more responsibility. We know it’s both an exciting and challenging time, and that the learning never stops. To help you continually develop your knowledge and skills, and reach your full potential, we provide a range of content, workshops, e-learning modules and webinars exclusively for members.
There’s over 40 hours of CPD material you can access through our e-learning platform, Prism. Our online modules cover everything from professionalism and ethics to infection control. You can also store your certificates from completed modules, which comes in useful when working to meet your CPD requirements as an associate. Here are some of the modules you can study:
Are you heading for, or considering, dental core training? This set of online modules helps you prepare for life in hospital after your foundation year.
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This series emphasises the importance of having a professional framework within the dental profession. You’ll consider the idea of patient autonomy and the advantages of reviewing your own values system. The 12 areas covered include ethics and law, patient autonomy and consent, and duty of care.
“It helped me to understand the principles and check my own values.”
Part of our Safer Practice series, this module highlights the common risks associated with handling complaints. It explores all the components of complaint handling good practice and gives you the tools to help stop a complaint escalating to a claim.
“Simple and clear, offering valuable solutions to handling complaints. I particularly like the simple ten-step approach.”
Delivered across six modules you’ll learn how to avoid the issues caused by poor record keeping, such as potential harm to patients and the risk of receiving a complaint. We also look at how good practice contributes to clinical care and the correct sequencing of treatment through effective record keeping.
“Loved every bit of it – will definitely try and improve my records now.”
It can be daunting making the transition from foundation dentist to associate or DCT. Before taking the step-up, join dentolegal consultants George Wright and David Hartoch, who will shine a light on three key areas to consider. They’ll take you through the common mistakes some young dentists make and offer guidance on how to avoid them.During this one-hour webinar you’ll get expert insight on:
Don’t forget you can re-watch this webinar with your educational supervisor as part of a tutorial.
As a dental practitioner you’re at increased risk of stress-related illness. Dentolegal consultant Annalene Weston looks at how to recognise the signs and manage your stress levels.
Looking for your first associate position is stressful and at times can even make you question your ability. This article builds your confidence by helping you identify the right job for you, and suggesting ways to stand out from the crowd during the selection process.
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