Dentistry CPD 2023 – keep up to date with your recommended topics

Dentistry CPD 2023 – keep up to date with your recommended topics

A whole host of articles have been uploaded to Dentistry CPD – covering all the General Dental Council (GDC) recommended topics for 2023.

The content, which includes seven new articles, provides dental professionals with nine hours of continuing professional development.

Authors include:

  • John Laszlo
  • Pete Gibbons
  • Stephen Green and Liam Sherar
  • Brian Franks
  • Glenys Bridges
  • Tripat Mahajan
  • Marielle Kabban
  • Preetee Hylton.

Medical emergencies

Taken from his book Cuspid: Clinically Useful Safety Procedures in Dentistry, John Laszlo covers two medical emergencies in dental practice:

  • Hypoglycaemia and diabetic collapse: prevention, treatment and complications
  • Epilepsy: signs and symptoms of an epileptic seizure and how to manage the epileptic patient in practice.

Disinfection and decontamination

Pete Gibbons, decontamination and infection control specialist, explores infection control and decontamination procedures and provides clarification over UK guidance documents.

Radiography and radiation protection

Radiography experts Stephen Green and Liam Sherar discuss the safe use of X-ray equipment and the changes and implication of the publication of the second edition of guidance notes for dental practitioners.

Legal and ethical issues

Brian Franks, facial aesthetics practitioner and medicolegal expert, explores medicolegal consequences in clinical practice – focusing on patient selection, avoiding the unhappy patient, informed consent and managing expectations.

Complaints handling

Dental trainer and business consultant Glenys Bridges looks at tried and tested techniques to maintain a clear and effective complaints procedure.

Oral cancer: early detection

Dentist and Mouth Cancer Foundation clinical ambassador Tripat Mahajan discusses mouth cancer, the impact of early detection and how dental professionals can help raise awareness.

Safeguarding children and young people

Marielle Kabban, consultant in paediatric dentistry and safeguarding children representative for the BSPD, discusses the collective responsibility for safeguarding children and young people in the dental setting.

Safeguarding vulnerable adults

Dental nurse Preetee Hylton raises awareness among dental professionals of domestic abuse – from physical and sexual abuse to forced marriage and female genital mutilation – and discusses safeguarding training requirements for dental professionals.

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