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Practice Management: Disciplining Staff


About this course

This essential course is designed for dental practice managers, focusing on effective staff disciplinary actions within the legal framework of the UK. It addresses the unique challenges faced by managers, especially in situations involving dentists who may resist authority due to their clinical status.

Gain practical knowledge and skills to manage disciplinary processes effectively, ensuring they are legally compliant and fair for all staff members, including dentists. This course covers legal frameworks, communication strategies, and preventive measures to foster a positive workplace culture.

Develop your expertise in handling challenging disciplinary situations in dental practices, ensuring a harmonious and legally compliant work environment.

This course is specifically designed for practice managers.

CPD Time: 1 hour (1 CPD Credit)

Customer feedback on this course

  • Exceptionally informative, offering clear strategies for difficult situations.
  • Comprehensive and relevant, especially regarding legal compliance.
  • Insightful in handling dentists and building a positive workplace culture.
  • Great practical advice, it will greatly improve my management skills.

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

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

To provide practice managers in dental practices with comprehensive knowledge and skills for effective staff disciplinary management within the legal framework of the UK.

Course objective:
• Understand and apply UK legal requirements in disciplinary processes.
• Develop effective communication strategies and create a positive workplace culture.

Anticipated learning outcomes:
The learner will:
• Understand key UK employment laws relevant to disciplinary processes in dental practices.
• Implement effective communication strategies in disciplinary situations.
• Design and manage a legally compliant disciplinary process.
• Apply preventive strategies to build a positive workplace culture.

GDC Development Outcomes:: B

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
Effective management of staff discipline within legal and ethical boundaries.
How does this relate to my field of practice?
Very important for maintaining a harmonious and legally compliant work environment in dental practices.
Which development outcome(s) does it link to?
What benefit will this have to my work?
Enhanced skills in managing disciplinary issues, improved workplace culture, and legal compliance.
How will I meet this learning or maintenance need?
Enrol in the course "Disciplining Staff in Dental Practices: A Guide for Practice Managers".
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.