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Record keeping - NHS, CQC and GDC requirements

Event Type
BDA ONLINE COURSE
Event Subject
Practice management
Topics
Development Outcomes (A, B, D)
Topic Groups (Clinical Governance, Education & Development, Ethics and Regulation, General Dental Practice, Patient Communications, Practice Management)
Date
Thursday 1 June 2017 - Thursday 31 December 2020
Time
00:00 - 00:00
Venue
BDA e-learning
Address
www.bda.org/ilearn, ONLINE
Speakers
 
Booking Fees
  • Dental Care Professional: £30.00
  • Essential Member: £0.00
  • Expert Member: £0.00
  • Extra Member: £0.00
  • Senior member: £0.00
  • Non member: £50.00
  • Student member: £0.00

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Record keeping – NHS, CQC and GDC requirements   

Session synopsis

This session explores the essentials of current best practice for record keeping, what you must do and what you definitely shouldn't do! Being mindful of NHS regulations, the GDC and CQC requirements for record keeping, this lecture will help you set up or maintain effective processes which can be followed by the whole team, with confidence; help you be clear on why we need to keep records and how it can benefit you in the long-term.

Lecture filmed at the British Dental Conference and Exhibition 2017

 

Learning objectives

  • Be confident about exactly what your clinical records should contain
  • Gain an overview of NHS regulations on, and GDC and CQC requirements for, record keeping
  • How to best implement your record keeping – a whole team job
  • How should you record the consent process?
  • How to keep an effective audit of record keeping and therefore monitor the quality of treatment.
  • Know the consequences you face if good records are not kept.

CPD

1 hour of verifiable CPD

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A CPD certificate (in the name of the purchaser) will be available to download once viewing of this online lecture has been completed.

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About the speaker

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Dick Birkin Former Head of Advice Liaison and Development, BDA

Originally a GDP in the North West, before joining the BDA Dick was a manager with the Dental Reference Service for 24 years. He also spent time as a Clinical Policy Adviser for the DRS where he worked closely with SHAs and PCTs in analysing data and managing risk. He has given evidence at over a hundred disciplinary hearings and has acted as an expert witness at the GDC.


How to watch

If you are a BDA member you have complimentary access to this 2017 core CPD webcast. In order to view please ensure you are logged into the website and then you will be able to register for the session using the pink 'Register' button above (top right).

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