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Enhanced CPD Course

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

  • Online Learning
  • Multi-choice quiz

1h 30m


CPD Topics covered

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

Learning Objectives

This course is designed to teach the learner:

  • Who can report concerns and to whom they should be reported; as well as when a formal report should be filed.
  • How to identify people who are more likely to be the target of abuse, including the characteristics of adults that may be more vulnerable.
  • When it is appropriate to not allow a patient to leave the premises due to possible imminent harm.
  • How to recognise different types of abuse that they may come across in the dental care setting.

Anticipated Outcomes

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

  • List 8 types of abuse.
  • Name 4 characteristics of a vulnerable adult.
  • Define "neglect," "physical abuse," and list examples.
  • Locate areas of the body that are less likely to be exposed to accidental injuries, making them red-flags that abuse may have occurred.
  • Explain how dental personnel would know that FGM has occurred.
  • Name the most common form of neglect seen in a dentist practice.
Target Audience
  1. Practice Manager
  2. Trainee
  3. Dental Hygienist
  4. Dentist
  5. Orthodontic Therapist
  6. Dental Technician
  7. Dental Therapist
  8. Receptionist
  9. Clinical Dental Technician
  10. DCP
  11. Dental Nurse
High Level Learning Outcomes
  1. C – Maintenance in Field of Practice
Regulatory Standards
  1. SAFE
QCF Level
Level 3
  1. None

About the Instructor

Luciana Lima Cardoso

Verified Instructor


São Leopoldo Mandic College, Vila Velha – ES, Brazil

Post-grad degree Improvements in Endodontics (Rotatory and reciprocating movements + surgical microscopy)


EAD São Leopoldo Mandic College, Campinas-SP, Brazil

Post grad degree in Labour’s Dentistry


Faesa College, Espírito Santense, Brazil

Bachelor degree in Dentistry (dental surgery)


  • 2003 - Bachelor degree in Dentistry (dental surgery)


Victoria Jennings

24th Mar 2020

excellent and precise

Biju Krishnan

25th Nov 2019

Great course - really infomative

Lydia Roulston

14th Jul 2019


John Turner

31st Oct 2018

very helpful

Iro Gerasimou

27th Sep 2018

Very concise with all the important information.

Santiago Oliver Chamorro

10th Sep 2018

A basic and nontheless essential knoledge that always should be updated

Deborah Marten

8th Aug 2018

I gained a lot of fresh information
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