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Record keeping - surely it can't be that difficult?
Friday 5 November 2021 | ONLINE
Covering the essential do's and don'ts in record keeping
live workshop session explores current best practice for record
keeping. The consequences of not keeping good records will be
What should we be recording? How can discussions be
recorded? You will find out how to implement effective processes which
can be followed, with confidence, by the whole dental team.
To provide delegates with an interactive
review of clinical record keeping from a dento-legal perspective
balancing up the time it takes to make good, comprehensive and
contemporaneous notes with the practical realities of treating patients
By the end of this event delegates should be able to:
- Recognise why record keeping is necessary and what purpose it serves
- Appreciate the challenges faced in making good records
Reflect on record keeping and standards for particular clinical
disciplines such as periodontology, restorative care, oral surgery and
- Understand the limitations of templates and custom screen with record keeping.
note: this is a live and interactive online event. It will not be
recorded and it will not be possible to view on-demand afterwards.
|09:25||Start of the event and introductions|
Clare Lawrence – part I (55 minutes):
- Why we keep records
- The principles of record keeping
- Personalised records
- Records and the dental team
- The changing face of records
|10:30||Clare Lawrence – part II (20 minutes):|
- Who sets the standards
- Ownership, access and destruction of records
|10:50||First set of breakout groups – case studies (10 mins) |
|11:00||Feedback & discussion following on from breakout group exercise (30 mins)|
|11:40||Second set of breakout groups – case studies (10 mins) |
|11:50||Feedback & discussion following on from breakout group exercise (25 mins)|
|12:15||Further question and answer session|
|12:30||End of event|
Head of BDA Indemnity, GDP and Practice Owner, London
Len is a general dental practitioner, running a
seven-surgery mixed NHS and private practice in North East London. He is
an experienced vocational trainer for the London Deanery.
He is also a
dento-legal advisor for the BDA and a dental tutor for Health Education
East of England. He has published "Legal aspects of general dental
practice" and writes and presents regularly about legal and ethical
issues as well as NHS contractual issues particularly in relation to the
NHS contract prototypes.
He is also an ORE examiner for the Royal
College of Surgeons exam and is lead lecturer for the MA in Dental law
and Ethics at the University of Bedfordshire.
Dento-legal Advisor, BDA
Clare has 20 years of experience as a dentist, working in both primary and secondary care. She became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons and gained her diploma in Conscious Sedation from Guys before joining the Oral Surgery specialist list in 2008.
Having worked in the dento‐legal field for the last six years, she has continued her interest in the law and recently became a member of the Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine, going on to complete the diploma in forensic medical science. Clare is committed to pursuing proper and fair outcomes for her dental colleagues in all manner of dental complaints, claims, regulatory and disciplinary processes and advice cases.
The course will take place on Zoom
using the interactive features such as break out rooms and the chat function. Delegate numbers are limited, enabling
detailed group discussion. A couple of short breaks will be included to maximise
participant's attention spans.
|||2 hours 45 minutes CPD|
In order to qualify for a CPD certificate attendees must attend this live sessions and complete the post-event engagement and evaluation survey.
CPD certificates will be issued once attendance reports have been validated.
|Dental care professional|
(non-dentist member of the team)
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