Principles of Risk Assessment

Knowing what to do for the best when faced with so much guidance is causing a great deal of stress and anxiety. 

This short course aims to give you the confidence, and the tools,  to make decisions on appropriate safety measures for your practice.

  • Availability: BDA members only.
  • 1 hour verifiable CPD.


Using PPE safely

Be confident that you can use the correct PPE safely.


  • Availability: all dental professionals

About the course

Dental practices already work to high infection control standards, but to minimise risk of transmission of Sars-Cov-2 enhanced PPE will be needed for some dental procedures.

This short course will provide all dental professionals with the knowledge and skill to use PPE correctly for these procedures.

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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 to understand 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.

Course fee: £70

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Data Protection Officer (DPO) Training

An online course providing the tools you need to become an effective DPO.

  • Availability: all users (NB not suitable for practice owners)
  • You must have your own CPD Hub account to complete this course. 


Course Summary

GDPR places greater obligations on how organisations handle personal data, including the need for many organisations to appoint a Data Protection Officer.

This course will outline the impact of GDPR, provide you with all the tools you need to become an effective DPO and help you ensure that your practice is compliant.


Content

This course consists of seven sections:
1. GDPR - what's new? explains the impact of GDPR and why a DPO is needed
2. The DPO outlines the role and responsibilities of the DPO
3. Data Protection Principles will help you understand data protection law and how it applies to your practice
4. Individual Rights explains the rights that individuals have under GDPR
5. Putting it into Practice will enable you to apply your knowledge to practice
6. Data Breaches will help you identify and action a data breach and transfer information securely
7. Quiz will test your knowledge of the subject.

Course fee: £95

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