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ECPD Guidelines

By |June 21st, 2019|Blog|

CPD is far more than meeting GDC requirements, it is about lifelong learning and maintaining the public’s trust in our skills, knowledge and competence. Want to find out more?

Dental Learning Hub – The Next Free Ecpd event takes a different path…

By |September 12th, 2018|SBDN|

Dealing with stress at work - Keeping your Chimp in check. This session looks at how to help you deal with and respond to stressful situations better. Contact us at: admin@bdns.org.uk

Dental Learning Hub Ecpd Events: Leadership and Management

By |August 9th, 2018|SBDN|

The Society have organised a number of ECPD events up to the end of 2018. The next one is Leadership and Management, but follow us and join the networking hubs while you learn. This has been a great success this year and is set to continue in 2019 across our regional groups great speakers and [...]

Enhanced Continual Professional Development (ECPD)

By |June 27th, 2018|SBDN|

The window is no open on the General Dental Council (GDC) website, where you will be declaring your cpd in the traditional way for the last time.  You will be expected to declare both your verifiable and non-verifiable cpd in line with the original guidelines from the GDC. What will be different this time? Nothing [...]

GDC Issue Revised Guidance for ECPD

By |December 22nd, 2017|SBDN|

22nd  December, 2017 - New Version of the Ecpd Guidance has been launched Revised guidance for dental professionals:  In summary the changes link to the restoration to the register and the need to provide evidence of verifiable cpd from the last cpd cycle - see below... Since the original publication of the ECPD guidance for dental professionals, [...]

eCPD are you ready? Changes begin August 2018 for Dental Nurses

By |August 13th, 2017|SBDN|

The General Dental Council (GDC) have made changes to your continual professional  development (CPD) requirements as a dental nurse from Aug 2018. This does not mean you stop one CPD programme and start another now - lets make this very clear, there is a transfer period and the GDC have created a CPD transfer calculator [...]

eCPD Keeping you up to speed

By |August 4th, 2017|SBDN|

The Society are very much part of the professionals working group contributing to the work of the GDC in bringing the new Continual Professional Development (CPD) to fruition and will bring the latest information to you when it is available for publication. You will have already seen guidance from the GDC being released ans some [...]

Enhanced CPD – The Facts

By |February 2nd, 2020|SBDN|

Enhanced CPD – The Facts In order to remain on the General Dental Council (GDC) register and continue to practice ALL registrants must undertake the required ECPD as defined by the GDC. CPD is defined as 'learning, training or other developmental activities undertaken by a dental professional. Such activity must be relevant to the registrant’s [...]

Important Notice….

By |September 4th, 2019|SBDN|

The Society are grateful for the sponsorship and as a result of it would like to offer 5 Free places to the Prof Ireland Annual Lecture. This offer is open to all student dental care professionals. Oral Health Education students can also benefit from this offer. This is based on a first come basis ... [...]

Isdam – Managing Dental Anxiety Congress Glasgow 22nd & 23rd Aug

By |July 27th, 2019|SBDN|

The Society has a speaker at the Isdam congress  meeting in Glasgow this year - Alex Keir, who will be talking on CBT cognitive Behaviour Therapy. The Congress has two days of exceptional speakers - you may be involved in sedation, dealing with anxious patients and need to maintain, enhance or develop your skills, what [...]