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Key Skills 3: Infection Prevention and Control
Key Skills 3: Infection Prevention and Control

1.0 h

1.0 Credits


Disinfection and Decontamination

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Course Description

Key Skills In Primary Dental Care provides guidance essential to dentists and the whole dental team. These include the following seven verifiable CPD modules as recommended by the GDC. Each module provides a summary of the topic, statistics related to that area of dentistry, video clips demonstrating real life scenarios and a variety of interactive quizzes to test knowledge.


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Course Objectives

The Topics covered include:


  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Legislation and Good Practice Guidelines
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Radiography
  • Clinical Record Keeping
  • Risk Management and Communication
  • Team Training


The Infection Prevention and Control module explains effective infection prevention measures for use in the primary dental care setting. On completion of this module, you will be able to demonstrate and provide a rationale for the infection prevention measures in your practice. This module contains the following topics:


  • Introduction
  • Principles of Infection Control
  • Personal Protection
  • Surgery Design
  • Instrument Decontamination
  • Environment Cleaning and Disinfection
  • Laboratories and Repairs
  • Waste Disposal



The FGDP(UK) and Healthcare Learning: Smile-on would like to thank the following individuals for their contribution to the production of this module:

Christine Whitworth BDS, MPhil.
Andrew J Smith BDS, FDS RCS, PhD, FRCpath, ACIST.
Lawrence Mudford BDS, MSc, MGDS RCS(Eng), FFGDP(UK).
Robert Morgan BDS, LDS, RCS(Edin), MFGDP(UK), FFGDP[UK](Hon).

We would also like to thank Eschmann and Schülke for sponsoring this module.

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