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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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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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 sets new standards for the processing, handling and protecting of personal data. It took 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.

eBooks CPD

Earn up to 20 hours of verifiable CPD with the BDA's collection of eBooks


  • Availability: BDA members only

eBook titles:

Paediatric dentistry (5th ed)

An introduction to orthodontics (5th ed)

Pickard's Guide to minimally invasive operative dentistry (10th ed)

Cawson's Essentials of oral pathology and oral medicine (9th ed)

Extra-coronal restorations - concepts and clinical application (2nd ed)

Conscious sedation for dentistry (2nd ed)

Essentials of human disease in dentistry (2nd ed)

Evidence-based caries prevention

Manual of minor oral surgery for the general dentist (2nd ed)

Textbook of geriatric dentistry (3rd ed)