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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.

Featured online courses

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:

Dental core training modules

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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Professionalism and ethics

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.”

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Complaint handling

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.”

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Dental records

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.”

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Featured webinar

Going from foundation dentist to associate - Live: Thursday 9 May , 13.00 - 14.00

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:

  • Best practice to follow when using social media.
  • The steps to handling complaints effectively.
  • Everything you need to know about working outside the NHS.

Don’t forget you can re-watch this webinar with your educational supervisor as part of a tutorial.

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Featured content

Managing stress

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.

 

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Setting yourself apart

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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Membership means you can trust we’re there

If you’ve already set up a Direct Debit, your membership will automatically renew. However, if you intend to go into hospital training instead of general practice let us know as subscription rates vary.

If you need to set up a direct debit just call 0800 561 9000 (Monday to Friday 08.00 to 18.30), or email us at member.help@medicalprotection.org.

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