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New Patient Exams - Record Keeping


About this course

This fredd course, which follows the FGDP (CGDent) guidelines on Clinical Examination And Record Keeping, is carefully designed to enhance the skills of dental professionals in conducting comprehensive new patient examinations and maintaining accurate patient records.

The course provides in-depth training on the various aspects of dental examinations and effective record-keeping. It covers the importance of informed consent, treatment planning, clinical examination protocols, and much more.

Understanding and effectively implementing these protocols is very important for maintaining high standards of patient care and legal compliance. This course offers practical insights into the best practices of dental examinations and record-keeping.

Master the art of conducting thorough dental examinations and maintaining precise patient records. Enhance your professional practice with our expert-led course.

This course is relevant to dentists, dental care professionals, receptionists, and practice managers.

CPD Time: 1.5 hours (1.5 CPD Credits)

Customer feedback on this course

  • Exceptionally informative, helped in refining my patient examination techniques.
  • Comprehensive and very practical, especially in record-keeping aspects.
  • Essential for all dental care professionals for accurate documentation.
  • Greatly improved my understanding of correct record keeping.

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

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

To provide dental professionals with comprehensive knowledge and skills in conducting dental examinations and maintaining accurate patient records.

Course objective:
• To understand the objectives and importance of dental examinations in informed consent and treatment planning.
• To learn the protocols and components of clinical examinations and effective record-keeping.

Anticipated learning outcomes:
The learner will:
• Conduct thorough dental examinations and document findings effectively.
• Implement informed consent and treatment planning protocols.
• Assess and record both extra-oral and intra-oral conditions.
• Identify and manage periodontal diseases using appropriate diagnostic tools.
• Use special investigations and maintain dynamic treatment records.

GDC Development Outcomes:
A, 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
Comprehensive understanding of new patient exams and record-keeping.
How does this relate to my field of practice?
Very important for maintaining patient care standards and legal compliance.
Which development outcome(s) does it link to?
A, D
What benefit will this have to my work?
Improves patient examination techniques and ensures accurate record-keeping.
How will I meet this learning or maintenance need?
Take the Verified Learning course "New Patient Exams - Record Keeping".
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.