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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.
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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.
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.
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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 take you through the common mistakes some young dentists make and offer guidance on how to avoid them.
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 log in to set it up online.
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