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Core Values in Dental Practice


About this course

This free Practice Management course is uniquely designed to enhance the understanding and implementation of core values within UK dental practice management. It focuses on the impact of these values on operations, staff morale, patient satisfaction, and compliance with regulatory standards.

Developing Core Values in Dental Practice

Core values refer to the fundamental beliefs and guiding principles that dictate behaviour and action within a practice. They are very important for practice managers because they shape the workplace culture, influence decision-making, and drive the practice's direction.

Understanding and implementing these values help ensure consistent, high-quality patient care and foster a positive, productive work environment, aligning staff behaviours with the practice's overall goals and standards.

Immerse yourself in the world of core values and their transformative impact on dental practice. From building a positive culture to enhancing patient care, discover how core values can revolutionise your practice.

This course is ideal for practice managers, and DCPs who wish to develop management skills.

CPD Time: 1 hour (1 CPD Credit)

Customer feedback on this course

  • Insightful content on integrating core values into practice.
  • Practical strategies for improving practice atmosphere and patient care.
  • Helped in articulating our practice's core values effectively.
  • Great course. Will change our approach to staff training and policy-making.

Assessment: 12 MCQs. Pass mark 75%. more…

On passing the assessment, you will receive a GDC-recognised Enhanced CPD Certificate.

To enhance understanding and implementation of core values in UK dental practice management, and their impact on various aspects of practice operations.

Course objective:
• Explore the role of core values in creating a positive dental practice culture.
• Guide dental professionals in identifying and integrating core values into their practice.

Anticipated learning outcomes:
The learner will:
• Recognise the importance of core values in dental practice.
• Understand the influence of core values on practice atmosphere and regulatory compliance.
• Identify and articulate their practice's core values.
• Implement strategies to integrate core values in daily operations.
• Develop tools to measure the impact of core values on practice performance.

GDC Development Outcomes: B, D

Show suggested PDP entry

You can copy and adapt this example PDP entry for your own needs and circumstances. The format complies with GDC guidance on PDP structure.

PDP Learning or Maintenance need
Integrating and applying core values in dental practice
How does this relate to my field of practice?
Very important for fostering a positive practice environment and ensuring high-quality patient care.
Which development outcome(s) does it link to?
B, D
What benefit will this have to my work?
Improved staff morale, patient satisfaction, and adherence to regulatory standards.
How will I meet this learning or maintenance need?
Enrol in the course "Developing Core Values in Dental Practice."
When will I complete this by?

Note: After copying and adapting the suggested PDP entry, remember to reflect, plan, act, and evaluate for every CPD activity you undertake.