training for dental hygienists

Your CPD

To maintain your registration with the General Dental Council you must complete:

  • 10 hours verifiable CPD each year and 20 hours non-verifiable CPD each year.

CPD4dentalhygienists.co.uk will provide you with access to CPD through our website which is exclusively for dental hygienists and therapists and covers all the core subjects. Once you have registered you can access the members only pages, read the online articles and complete the interactive questionnaire with instant results.

The core verifiable subjects as recommended by the GDC are:

  • Medical emergencies (at least 10 hours verifiable on this topic over the 5 year period)
  • Disinfection and decontamination (at least 5 verifiable hours over 5 years)
  • Radiography / radiation protection (at least 5 verifiable hours over 5 years)

And for dental care professionals working in a clinical environment (either non-verifiable or verifiable):

  • Legal and ethical issues
  • Complaints handling
  • Oral cancer - improving early detection

Click here for an example of our verifiable CPD
Click here for an example of our exam
Click here for an example of our certificate

 

 

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