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Enhanced CPD Course


  • Online Learning
  • Multi-choice quiz



CPD Topics covered

  • Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Communication Skills

Learning Objectives

This course is designed to teach the learner:

  • About the different types of human rights included under the Human Rights Act of 1998 and how those rights are applicable toward dental patients
  • Methods used to ensure and obtain lawful consent, as well as who is able to provide consent for individual patients, if they are unable to do so themselves
  • What to look for and who to contact for support, if there are doubts that a patient is able to provide consent for themselves

Anticipated Outcomes

Following the completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • List two of the 15 rights under the Human Rights Act
 that pertain to dental care
  • Define the three types of consent and when they should be obtained
  • Obtain valid and legal consent at each stage of patient treatment
  • Dictate the information that should be disclosed to a patient at the time of obtaining treatment consent
  • Identify whom should be contacted if the practice doubts a patient's ability to provide consent
Target Audience
  1. Clinical Dental Technician
  2. Dental Hygienist
  3. Dental Technician
  4. Dental Therapist
  5. Orthodontic Therapist
  6. Receptionist
  7. DCP
  8. Dental Nurse
  9. Dentist
  10. Practice Manager
  11. Trainee
High Level Learning Outcomes
  1. A – Effective Communication
Regulatory Standards
QCF Level
Level 3
  1. None

About the Instructor

Sharon Boyd

Verified Instructor


Amberton University, Dallas, TX

Bachelor of Science, Human Relations and Business


Tyler Junior College, Tyler, TX

Tyler Junior College, Tyler, TX — Associate of Applied Science, Dental Hygiene


  • 2013 - Associate's Degree in Dental Hygiene


Elizabeth Gee

15th Jan 2020

This online course brought me up to date with all the requirements needed in obtaining consent from my patients

Liam Wilson

24th Dec 2019

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