CPD dental nurses

CPD Course –Safeguarding of Children and Vulnerable Adults 

This 3 hour CPD course is particularly topical since the COVID-19 pandemic; sadly we saw a rise in mental health and domestic abuse cases during this time. Safeguarding patient wellbeing is a high priority within the dental profession, this course gives you the skills to be able to recognise and support potentially vulnerable individuals.

Objectives of this CPD course

  • Introduction to new legislation and guidance for dental practices
  • Recognising and reporting different types of abuse
  • Legal governance and compliance surrounding safeguarding
  • Child protection up to level 3
  • CQC guidelines and necessary policies

Course Outcomes

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

  • Understand why we need safeguarding measures in place
  • Understand the types of potential abuse and how to recognise them
  • Have sufficient knowledge to know when whistle-blowing is appropriate in reporting safeguarding issues
  • Understand legislation, guidance and preventative measures relevant to safeguarding

Live with a tutor on Zoom
or in your dental practicem

In-practice Training:
From £995 + VAT (plus travel) – Upto 12 delegates – Contact us for a bespoke quote

On Zoom training:
From £775 + VAT – Upto 12 delegates – Contact us for a bespoke quote

Course Tutor –  Dr Liz Moran

CPD dental safeguarding

Who is the course suitable for?

  • GDC Registered Dental Nurses
  • Dentists
  • Dental Therapists
  • Dental Hygienists
  • Orthodontic Therapists
  • Clinical Dental Technician
  • Dental Technicians

And any other team members with a valid GDC number can benefit from this CPD course


Benefits of taking the Safeguarding of Children and Vulnerable Adults Dental CPD

  • Be able to recognise and professionally handle a variety of potential patient problems
  • Have a greater role in patient wellbeing
  • Know when to intervene where abuse is evident
  • Ability to guide vulnerable patients into the correct care and support
  • Understand safeguarding of patients in significant danger
  • Have access to resources that enable quick referral to other authorities
  • Be able to perform accurate record keeping in vulnerable patient situations

Your Course Tutor – Liz Moran

“This course gives you invaluable knowledge when it comes to the welfare of your patients. Understand what ‘safeguarding’ really means and how to truly help patients you think might be at risk.”

Interested in expanding your knowledge? Great additions to this course and your further learning would be, Health & Safety.

Please email us or call 0207 205 2299 if you would like to get more information on this course or to arrange in-practice training for your Team.

*Live Online lectures take place in a ‘virtual classroom’ on our teaching platform.

Our live online study mode means you can study with us from anywhere in the UK. Our advanced teaching platform will enable you to feel like you are in a real classroom, without having to spend time and money on commuting. Perfect if you are looking to combine good quality education with a busy lifestyle. There is no requirement to submit a portfolio of work in order to obtain your CPD certification, completion of the course however is essential.

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