Enhanced CPD Course

Consent and Best Interest

  • Online Learning
  • Multi-choice quiz

1h

CPD

CPD Topics covered

  • Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults
  • Safeguarding Children and Young People

Learning Objectives

This course is designed to teach the learner how to:

  • Define the features of informed consent
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  • Identify the patients right to withdraw consent
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  • Explore the capacity to consent
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  • Define best interest decisions

Anticipated Outcomes

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

  • Set practice procedures to ensure patient consent is valid
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  • Know how to react when patients withdraw their consent for treatment
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  • Use recognised processes to assess capacity to consent
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  • Provide an outline of policy requirements
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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. B – Effective Management
  2. A – Effective Communication
Regulatory Standards
  1. SAFE
  2. EFFECTIVE
QCF Level
Level 3
Specialty
  1. None

About the Instructor

Haleigh Pouliot

Verified Instructor

August 2010 – May 2013

Broome Community College, Binghamton, NY

Graduated May 2013 with Associate's Degree in Dental Hygiene

January 2014 – July 2017

Dental Hygienist | Quest Dental | Syracuse NY

Responsibilities-

     
  • Performed professional prophylactic cleanings
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  • Provided preventative dental health services
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  • Engaged patients in active learning to generate enthusiasm for maintaining oral health
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  • Interacted efficiently with a team in a fast-paced environment

Qualifications

  • 2013 - Associate's Degree in Dental Hygiene
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