Core CPD Update Day 1 Room 1

Course Details

24th January 2020

Olympia London

9:00am - 5:15pm

£29.00 per attendee

CPD Hours: 6

Course Code: DLO2001A

The Core CPD Update conference is for the whole dental team. It covers the 6 core areas recommended by the GDC.


Sponsored by:


08:55 - 09:00

A talk presented by Arvind Sanra, F2 Medical Supplies


09:00 - 10:00

Radiography: Radiology and radiation protection: Maintaining clarity and promoting safety in dental radiography presented by Edward Walker

This lecture aims to recap the fundamental principles for acquiring images of diagnostic quality, with practical take-home messages for the dental practitioner. Key anatomy relevant to dental radiography and fundamental radiological review areas will be discussed. Essential steps for maintaining staff and patient safety during radiological investigations will be considered through the application of radiation protection legislation and individual justification of x-ray exposures.

Learning objectives:

- Revisit practical elements of the common radiographic techniques used in dentistry
- Review common positioning errors and their implication on image interpretation
- Recap key dentoalveolar anatomy relevant to image interpretation
- Consider the principles of radiation protection legislation and radiographic selection criteria


10:00 - 10:10

Using a Recruitment Agency presented by Kelly Saxby, Green Apple Dental Recruitment


10:10 - 10:30

Exhibition and networking


10:30 - 11:30

Infection Control presented by Nikolai Stankiewicz


11:30 - 11:50

Exhibition & Networking


11:50 - 12:50

Legal & Ethics presented by Joe Ingham, Dental Protection


To provide delegates with an update on the ethical and legal responsibilities of a dental registrant.

Learning Objectives:

  1. To understand the ethical issues in dentistry
  2. To appreciate how the law impacts on all dental registrants
  3. To understand the common causes of dental complaints, how to manage, avoid and learn from them
  4. To appreciate the basic principles and requirements for writing quality records.

12:50 - 13:20

Exhibition and networking


13:20 - 14:20

Oral/Mouth Cancer presented by Philip Lewis


14:20 - 14:40

Exhibition & Netwokring


14:40 - 15:40

Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults presented by Nick Pratt & Nicola Hawkey, BDA

This session satisfies Level 3 requirements

Members of the whole dental team are in a position where they may observe the signs of child abuse or hear something that causes them concern about a child. The General Dental Council (GDC) states that the dental team have an ethical responsibility to be aware of local procedures for child protection and vulnerable adults.


This course aims to update participants on issues relating to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.


15:40 - 16:00

Exhibition & Networking


16:00 - 17:00

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