CPD Essentials 2020

Join us for one of our CPD Essentials courses

This course is a must attend event for all the practice team and promises to be interactive, dynamic and most importantly, educational! Delegates on the 2019 events had really positive feedback:

‘One of the best full day’s events I have been to with regard to the quality of the individual speakers: no one let the side down, all were engaging.’

‘Excellent course with excellent speakers and excellent venue. Thoroughly enjoyed the day.’

During the day you’ll cover the following core subjects;

  • Are you human? Keeping you and your patients safe with human factors - Sue Boynton
  • The Systematic Approach to Medical Emergencies in Dental Practice - Katie Baker & Tracy Colmer
  • IRMER update - Louis Mackenzie
  • Disinfection & Decontamination - Jo Russell

Please see below for dates and locations. Please note, we are planning an event in Glasgow; the date is to be confirmed. In the meantime, please register your interest by emailing [email protected]


Prices per delegate (excluding VAT):

Number of Denplan patients registered at practice                     Cost
 0-99   £200 
100-499 25% discount  £150 
500+  50% discount £100 

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CPD Essentials for Dentists and Practice Staff

Times

9:00am to 4:30pm

CPD hours

5 hours 15 minutes

Are you human? Keeping you and your patients safe with Human Factors- Sue Boynton

Biography
Sue Boynton BDS LLM FFGDP(UK) is recognised for assisting numerous dental professionals with a wide range of dentolegal issues over almost 20 years.

Sue works as an Independent Dentolegal Consultant, using her extensive, in-depth, knowledge and experience gained from her work over many years with a dental indemnity organisation. 

As an expert on dentolegal issues Sue has publishes articles and contributes to e-learning initiatives. She is part of the Profession-wide complaints handling initiative working group, and a member of the steering group for the strategic review of the Dental Complaints Service.

Sue has a Master’s Degree in Medical Law, a Fellowship from the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) and is an NLP Master. She shares her knowledge and expertise on dentolegal issues in the UK and internationally and is a hugely popular professional speaker who is passionate about risk management and helping dental teams. 



Learning Content

Understanding the importance of Human Factors in dentistry is a great way to achieve better outcomes for patients as well as for the team. 

This informative session shares knowledge from aviation and medicine, and delivers relevant tips for everyday dental practice, which all help towards minimising risk and delivering quality care.


Aims and Objectives

To develop a greater awareness of Human Factors and how being human influences patient safety, patient experience, and team effectiveness, including: 

• Importance of human factors in day to day practice and performance
• Understanding why things go wrong
• Looking after ourselves and each other


Development outcomes

By the end of the session delegates will be in a position to understand and apply human factors to enhance patient care and self-care. 

GDC development outcomes: A (Communication skills), B (Effective practice management and teamwork), and D (Professional behaviours).

The Systematic approach to Medical Emergencies in Dental Practice  - Katie Baker and Tracy Colmer

Biographies

Katie Baker:  NHS Resuscitation Officer at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust. Registered Instructor & Director in Advanced Life Support,  European Paediatric Advanced Life Support & Generic Instructor Course Instructor (Resuscitation Council UK) Registered Instructor in Advanced Paediatric Life Support (Advanced Life Support Group UK). Previously an Emergency department Sister now has 27 years in Critical care attending in hospital medical emergencies as part of the ‘Crash team’.

Tracy Colmer:  NHS Resuscitation Officer at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust. Registered Instructor & Director in Advanced Life Support, Paediatric Advanced Life Support and runs the Generic Instructor Course. (Resuscitation Council UK). Over 30 years experience in the Acute Cardiac Unit and Resuscitation Services attending in hospital medical emergencies as part of the ‘Crash team’.


Learning content 
An ‘ABCDE’ approach to managing deteriorating patients has proved an effective method of recognising deteriorating patients in hospital. Now updated for community settings this presentation will take you through the recommended approach used by Emergency Healthcare Professionals and endorsed by the BDA.

Aims and objectives
By the end of this lecture and practical skill stations delegates will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding in the following subject areas:

• Adult, child & infant CPR and choking
• Automated External defibrillation
• Anaphylaxis
• Recognition and first aid of seizures, acute asthma,  hypoglycaemia & other potential emergencies
• Safe delivery of oxygen and basic airway management


Development outcomes

This session is intended to prepare staff for potential clinical emergencies in Dental practice, building on previous training and experience. The content is designed to conform to GDC development outcomes A (Communication skills), B (Effective practice management and teamwork), C (Maintenance and development of knowledge and skill within your field of practice) and D (Professional behaviours).

IRMER Update - Louis Mackenzie

Biography
Louis Mackenzie is a GDP working in Birmingham and is a clinical lecturer at the University of Birmingham School of dentistry and King’s college London.  He delivers postgraduate lectures nationally and internationally on direct and indirect restorative techniques and minimally invasive dentistry and runs a series of popular hands-on courses. He is a member of Dental Update’s editorial board, is academic lead of Birmingham University’s MSc in Restorative dentistry and is the Head of Clinical Training at Simplyhealth Professionals. 


Learning Content
This lecture will provide an update on the Ionising Radiation Regulations (IRR) and Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations (IRMER) of 2017.


Aims and objectives
By the end of this lecture delegates will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding in the following subject areas:

 

• The harmful effects of radiation
• The principles of radiation protection
• 2017 changes to IRR and IRMER


Development Outcomes
By the end of this lecture delegates will be able to enhance patient care by optimising all aspects of IRR and IRMER 2017. Lecture content is designed to conform to GDC development outcomes: A (Communication skills), B (Effective practice management and teamwork), C (Maintenance and development of knowledge and skill within your field of practice) and D (Professional behaviours).


Disinfection and Decontamination - Jo Russell

Biography
Jo Russell - RDN Cert DPM Cert Ed LCGI MSET.  Jo has over 30 years’ experience in dentistry and has acquired considerable expertise in all areas of the business.  She is also qualified in Health and Safety and teaches on lots of subjects such as management, infection control, safeguarding, legal and ethical issues and other core subjects.  Jo was in the Royal Navy Dental branch for 7 years and was then appointed Area Manager for a large Dental Corporate looking after 16 practices in London and the South.  She is currently CQC Registered Manager for 2 private practices, runs her own consulting business and lectures both nationally and internationally.


Lecture content 
This lecture will provide an update on infection prevention and control procedures.


Aims and objectives
By the end of this lecture delegates will be able to demonstrate a greater knowledge in the following subject areas:

• The chain of infection and how to break it
• The identification and treatment and Sepsis along with the reduction in the use of antimicrobials
• The correct use of PPE
• Revisiting hand hygiene

Development outcomes 

By the end of this lecture delegates will have discussed the latest information we have to increase infection prevention and control. Lecture content is designed to conform to GDC development outcomes: C (Maintenance and development of knowledge and skill within your field of practice)

Dates & locations

Event name Date Venue Region Price
CPD Essentials - Cardiff 4th Feb 2020 New House Country Hotel, Cardiff Wales £100-£200 Request a place
CPD Essentials - Maidstone 25th Feb 2020 Marriott Tudor Park, Maidstone South East £100-£200 Request a place
CPD Essentials - Leicester 3rd Mar 2020 Hilton Leicester Midlands £100-£200 Request a place
CPD Essentials - Belfast 10th Mar 2020 Stormont Hotel, Belfast Northern Ireland £100-£200 Request a place
CPD Essentials - York 17th Mar 2020 Aldwark Manor, York North East £100-£200 Request a place
CPD Essentials - Manchester 24th Mar 2020 Marriott Worsley Park, Manchester North East £100-£200 Request a place
CPD Essentials - Fareham 31st Mar 2020 Solent Hotel & Spa, Fareham South East £100-£200 Request a place