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Effective Practice Meetings


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Free course - no card required

This comprehensive course is tailored for dental practice managers and team leaders, aiming to enhance skills in conducting effective practice meetings. It will provide you with essential strategies and insights for improved collaboration and communication within dental practices.

The course looks into the essentials of practice meetings, including purpose, structure, and strategic approaches. Gain insights on preparation, execution, and follow-up techniques, and master the nuances of conducting both in-person and remote/hybrid meetings.

With a focus on real-world application, the course offers practical strategies for facilitating open, engaging discussions, ensuring focused meetings with actionable outcomes, and continuous assessment for improvement.

Empower yourself with the skills to plan, conduct, and evaluate effective practice meetings. Transform the way your dental practice collaborates and communicates, leading to improved patient care and team efficiency.

This free course is ideal for dental practice managers, team leaders, and professionals seeking to excel in meeting facilitation and team coordination.

CPD Time: 2 hours (2 CPD Credits)

Customer feedback on this course

  • Really good. Will improve our team's meeting efficiency dramatically.
  • Excellent strategies for remote meeting management. Highly relevant.
  • Practical and insightful. Enhanced our communication and collaboration.
  • Great balance between theory and application, very engaging.
  • Valuable tips for follow-up and continuous meeting improvement.

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

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

To enhance dental practice managers' and team leaders' skills in conducting effective meetings for improved collaboration and communication.

Course objective:
• Understand Practice Meeting Essentials: Learn the purpose, structure, and importance of practice meetings.
• Develop Meeting Strategies: Master preparation, execution, and follow-up techniques, including remote and hybrid formats.

Anticipated learning outcomes:
The learner will:
• Plan meetings effectively with clear agendas and goals.
• Facilitate open, engaging discussions in meetings.
• Conduct focused meetings and ensure actionable outcomes.
• Assess meetings and identify improvement areas.
• Manage remote and hybrid meetings effectively.

GDC Development Outcomes:
A, B

Learning content:
Effective Practice Meetings, Overview, Preparing for the Meeting, Preparation Check List, Ground Rules, Topics for Discussion, Fostering Team Engagement, Managing Minimal Participation, Addressing Dominance, Execution and Follow-up, Assessing Effectiveness, Remote and Hybrid Meetings

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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
Enhancing skills in effective meeting management in dental practices
How does this relate to my field of practice?
Crucial for improving team collaboration, communication, and overall practice efficiency.
Which development outcome(s) does it link to?
A, B
What benefit will this have to my work?
Improved meeting efficiency, enhanced team dynamics, and effective decision-making.
How will I meet this learning or maintenance need?
Enrol in the course "Effective Practice Meetings in Dental Practices".
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.