Perio in Practice: The Team


Course Features

Course Details


The aim of this programme is to review the roles & responsibilities of the various members of the periodontal team, and how working as a team can improve patient outcomes in periodontal care.

Team workimg is a GDC recommended subject for continuing professional development.

This is the first module in a series of nine modules.

The GDC requires dental professionals to link their CPD activities to at least one development outcome as part of the new enhanced CPD scheme.

This module can be linked to development outcomes:
B: Effective management of self and effective management of others or effective work with others in the dental team
C: Maintenance and development of knowledge and skill within your field of practice.

Suitable CPD for all members of the dental team involved with patient care.

Completion of this module and passing the associated quiz will satisfy GDC requirements for 1 hour of CPD.

The content does not have to be completed all at once, you will be returned to where you left off when your restart the e-learning module.

On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Describe the co-ordinated practice effort required to support patients in achieving periodontal health
  • Outline the regulations regarding direct access
  • Evaluate the benefits of a periodontal prescription
  • Outline the clinical indications for periodontal specialist referral.

Topic 1:  Introduction

Topic 2:  Teamwork

Topic 3:  Roles & Responsibilities

Topic 4:  Referral

Topic 5:  Summary

There are interactive questions and activities throughout the module, which are not assessed.

On completion of the module there is a separately assessed quiz.

You will need to achieve 70 % for this quiz to complete the module and access your CPD certificate. You will have two opportunities to achieve the required score.


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