Enhanced CPD

This course will help you navigate the GDC’s new CPD regulations and what you need to do to meet your CPD requirements. Taking you through the changes, it includes a module on personal development planning and will help you make a smooth transition to the new CPD scheme.

  • Availability: BDA members only

Essential Decontamination

Be confident that you know this key topic with our easy to use e-learning course.

  • Availability: all users

About the course

As a dental professional, you have a clear responsibility tounderstand and implement effective decontamination procedures within your practice to ensure a safe environment for all patients and staff. This short course will cover all the essential information you need to know to enable you to do this.

This course is designed to provide athorough grounding in all aspects of dental decontamination, and is also broad enough to act as a comprehensive refresher course for those who already have some experience in this field.

By the end of the course, participants will have an understanding of the principles behind decontamination, the knowledge and skills necessary to carry out common decontamination tasks, and an awareness of the regulations for their UK nation.


Assessment

You will be required to complete quizzes on each topic to test your knowledge. The pass mark for each quiz is 100%, but don't worry – you will have three attempts at each quiz. When you have viewed each topic and passed all quizzes, you will be awarded a certificate.


Recommended reading

The course will provide you with all of the recommended reading, including the regulations and guidelines for decontamination that are in force in your area. All resources will be available to download upon booking.

BDA PayPal

Tackling Stress

Learn about the causes of stress and burnout
This course will help you identify the triggers of work-related stress, how it can manifest physically and psychologically, and effective ways you can overcome it.

  • Availability: all users

About the course

This course covers two key topics:

1. Stress Awareness is designed to give you an overview of stress awareness at work. We'll explain why stress occurs and how it can manifest itself physically and psychologically, and offer practical hints and tips on how to cope with the ever-increasing demands of the modern workplace.

2. Managing Stress and Conflict looks in detail at how these two subjects are interlinked. We'll explore the obligations of the organisation in minimising stress levels and, most importantly, examine the role that managers have in controlling stress and conflict within their teams.

Self enrolment

GDPR

Safeguarding the personal data of individuals.

Availability: BDA members only


Course Summary

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an updated piece of legislation that will set new standards for the processing, handling and protecting of personal data. It will take effect in the UK from 25 May 2018.

This course comprises of 5 short modules explaining what GDPR is, the implications it has on organisations, and how they can ensure they are compliant.


Content

1. What is GDPR? outlines what GDPR is and why we need it
2. Data Handling Rules explains how the data handling regulations apply to your organisation
3. Organisational Responsibilities outlines how the new regulation applies to business
4. Data Breaches establishes what a data breach is, what to do if a data breach occurs at your organisation and how to prevent it happening again
5. GDPR and dentistry allows you to apply your new found knowledge by working through some different situations.