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Practice Management: Risk Management


About this course

This free course is designed for Dental Care Professionals and Practice Managers aiming to enhance their expertise in risk management within dental practices. It offers in-depth knowledge and practical strategies to identify, assess, and mitigate various types of risks.

Risk Management in Dental Practice

The course explains the complexities of risk management in dental practices, focusing on patient safety, data security, and legal compliance. It provides actionable strategies for effectively conducting risk assessments and implementing mitigation plans.

You will learn to navigate the multifaceted nature of risk in dental practices, preparing you to prevent emergencies and crises, and handle then effectively when they occur. The course also addresses the legal and ethical obligations of a practice manager, ensuring a well-rounded approach to risk management.

Acquire essential skills in identifying and mitigating risks, ensuring patient safety, and adhering to legal standards. Elevate your practice management with our expert course on risk management in dental settings.

Target Audience: This course is particularly relevant for Practice Managers and DCPs.

CPD Time: 1 hour (1 CPD Credit)

Customer feedback on this course

  • Comprehensive and practical approach, very helpful.
  • Excellent coverage of topic.
  • Insightful content for effective risk assessment and mitigation.
  • Essential for any Practice Manager.

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

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

Aim: To provide Practice Managers and DCPs with comprehensive knowledge and skills in risk management within dental practices.

Course objectives:
• Understand the various types of risks associated with dental practice operations.
• Learn effective strategies for risk assessment and mitigation.

Anticipated learning outcomes:
The learner will:
• Identify key risk areas in dental practices, including patient safety, data security, and legal compliance.
• Implement strategies for conducting comprehensive risk assessments.
• Develop and apply effective risk mitigation strategies.
• Manage legal and ethical obligations in a dental practice setting.
• Prepare for and effectively manage crises and emergencies.

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
Comprehensive understanding and application of risk management in dental practices
How does this relate to my field of practice?
Very important for ensuring overall safety, compliance, and efficiency in practice operations.
Which development outcome(s) does it link to?
B, D
What benefit will this have to my work?
Enhanced ability to identify, assess, and mitigate risks leading to improved practice management and patient care.
How will I meet this learning or maintenance need?
Take the Verified Learning "Risk Management in Dental Practice" course.
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.