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Enhanced CPD

30th March 2020 | Dental News, Training

Are we moaning or worrying about Enhanced CPD? Sometimes I can’t tell. Yes, the GDC has caused some confusion,  some annoyance. And we now have even more paper work to complete. But what exactly is enhanced CPD??? Does this mean we are doing more CPD?? Does it mean CPD is only relevant to our field of practice? CPD is defined as ‘learning, training or other developmental activities undertaken by a dental professional. I asked my dentist what he thought about enhanced CPD. He told me...

Has Enhanced CPD Benefited Dental Nurses?

11th October 2019 | Dental News

Last year, the GDC introduced enhanced CPD so that we can get the maximum benefit from our training and CPD activities.We had our core topics which we needed to complete. These kept us up to date with Safeguarding, Medical Emergencies and Cross Infection just to name a few, and these did benefit us and our patients.   But there has been a change… The GDC have now stated that they want our CPD to be meaningful to our individual role as a Dental Care Professional. In order to do...