Core Recommended CPD Update 2021

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Date: Friday 22 Oct 2021

Time: 09:00 - 17:30

CPD Hours: 7

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KEY SUBJECTS

  • RADIOGRAPHY AND RADIATION PROTECTION: WHAT’S LURKING IN THE SHADOWS? – AN UPDATE ON RADIOGRAPHIC REPORTING AND CBCT
  • COVID 19 AND DENTAL INFECTION CONTROL RISKS: WHERE ARE WE NOW?
  • WHERE ARE WE WITH REGARD TO MOUTH CANCER IN 2021?
  • 7 BIGGEST MISTAKES DENTAL TEAMS MAKE WITH COMPLAINTS – AND HOW TO AVOID THEM
  • SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN VULNERABLE ADULTS, LESSON WE CAN LEARN FROM HIGH PROFILE CASES
  • THE SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO MEDICAL EMERGENCIES IN DENTAL PRACTICE

SPEAKERS

Paul P Nixon BDS, FDS RCS, DDR RCR

Dr Caroline Pankhurst BSc PhD BDS MSC MRCPath (Specialist in Oral Microbiology)

Professor Michael A. O. Lewis PhD, FDSRCPS, FDSRCS (Eng), FRCPath, FFGDP(UK), FHEA

Sue Boynton BDS LLM FFGDP(UK) FFFLM

Kevin Morgan

Katie Baker ALS, APLS, EPALS, GIC Instructor (Resuscitation Council UK & Advanced Life Support Group)

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

09.00am CHAIRMAN’S INTRODUCTION

RADIOGRAPHY AND RADIATION PROTECTION: WHAT’S LURKING IN THE SHADOWS? – AN UPDATE ON RADIOGRAPHIC REPORTING AND CBCT

Radiology and radiography are used every day in general practice and are an important GDC core subject. This lecture is designed for the general practitioner to refresh and update their knowledge in this area.

The first part of the lecture describes some general principles of radiographic reporting and highlights some of the common difficulties in panoramic interpretation. The second part focuses on CBCT and will look at how these images are formed and when this modality should be considered to compliment plain images.

Some clinical examples will be presented at the end as an interactive discussion.

Learning Objectives

On completion of this lecture you should:

  • Understand how to assess a panoramic image in a systemic way.
  • Have refreshed your knowledge of anatomy on a panoramic image and be aware of how this may be affected by positioning variations.
  • Understand how a CBCT image is formed and when it should be considered to compliment 2D imaging.
  • Recognise some common abnormalities on panoramic images.

This talk satisfies the GDC’s learning outcome:

  • C – Maintenance and development of knowledge and skill within your field of practice

Paul P Nixon BDS, FDS RCS, DDR RCR

Biography

Consultant in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology, Liverpool University Dental Hospital

Honorary Clinical Lecturer, the University of Liverpool

Honorary Consultant, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

Paul Nixon graduated from University College London in 1986 and has been the consultant in dental and maxillofacial radiology in Liverpool for 20 years.  He has many years’ experience of undergraduate and post graduate teaching and has been the external examiner for the London University’s MSc in maxillofacial radiology.  He has also examined MFDS and MJDF for RCS Eng. and is currently an examiner for the Royal College of Radiologist’s diploma in dental and maxillofacial radiology.   He has written over 30 published papers and contributed to Tydesley’s Oral Medicine and Churchill’s Pocketbook of Clinical Dentistry.  He has recently been president of the British Society of Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology (2019-21).

COVID 19 AND DENTAL INFECTION CONTROL RISKS: WHERE ARE WE NOW?

In dentistry’s response and adaption to staff and patient safety during the COVID-19 pandemic it has never been more important to fully appreciate how transmission of infection occurs, and the mechanisms we have to mitigate spread, using the simple but effective concepts of “Standard precautions in infection control” and “transmission precautions”. These protocols were first introduced universally in the 1980s in a response to the AIDS pandemic, and are still serving us well today during the current pandemic. The aim of this talk is to provide an overview and understanding of current microbiological threats and the associated recent developments in dental cross infection control guidelines and legislations and how best to implement them to ensure smooth running of the dental practice.

Learning objectives:

Following this presentation delegates will:

  • Be informed of the new risks associated with SARS- CoV-2 and their prevention in the dental practice
  • Understand the importance of respiratory protection and appropriate ventilation
  • Be able to implement effective hand hygiene and correctly use personal protective equipment
  • Be aware of safe working practices for sharps use and management of sharps injuries
  • Understand the role of vaccinations in maintaining dental team health
  • Understand the interaction between infection control & prevention and antimicrobial stewardship

This talk satisfies the GDC’s learning outcome:

  • C – Maintenance and development of knowledge and skill within your field of practice

Dr Caroline Pankhurst BSc PhD BDS MSC MRCPath (Specialist in Oral Microbiology)

Biography

Caroline Pankhurst has published extensively on oral microbiology including two books on infection control most recently “Basic Guide to Prevention and Infection Control in Dentistry, 2nd edition”. She was formerly a Senior Lecture in Oral Microbiology at KCL Dental Institute and is now actively involved in postgraduate dental education and was a finalist in the e- Learning Awards 2012. She served on the SAC in Medical Microbiology, Royal College of Pathologists, Editorial Boards of “Primary Dental Care” & BMC Oral Health and a past President of the BDA Metropolitan Branch. She is a Trustee of the Fungal Infection Trust and the Affordable Health Initiative.

WHERE ARE WE WITH REGARD TO MOUTH CANCER IN 2021?

Do you have a clear understanding of the contemporary approaches to the prevention, detection and referral of mouth cancer in 2021?  Unfortunately, despite increasing public and professional awareness of mouth cancer, 65% of patients with this form of cancer are still not detected until the tumour has advanced to Stage 3 or Stage 4.  This situation has deteriorated further in the last 12 months due to the impact of COVID-19 and an associated reduction in urgent suspected cancer (USC) referrals from primary care.  Prevention and detection of cancer at Stage 1 or Stage 2 are crucial aspects of improving the impact of mouth cancer for the UK population.  This lecture will provide an update on the potential for brief risk factor interventions in the dental surgery.  In addition, the use of a Mouth Cancer Toolkit will be presented.  Finally, the efficacy of the USC referral to specialist services depends on correct use of the cancer pathway in primary care.  Are you sure that you are using the USC pathway appropriately?

Learning objectives:

Following this presentation delegates will:

  • Have a contemporary understanding of a range of aspects of mouth cancer
  • Gain an appreciation of the ability to clinically recognise possible mouth cancer
  • Have knowledge of the brief interventions related to the main risk factors
  • Be able to use the toolkits provided for mouth cancer in primary care
  • Be able to compare your practice with current urgent suspected cancer referrals

This talk satisfies the GDC’s learning outcome:

  • C – Maintenance and development of knowledge and skill within your field of practice

Professor Michael A. O. Lewis PhD, FDSRCPS, FDSRCS (Eng), FRCPath, FFGDP(UK), FHEA

Biography

Mike Lewis is Professor of Oral Medicine, at Cardiff University. He has held a number of senior professional positions including President of the British Society for Oral Medicine, President of the British Society for Oral & Dental Research, Dean of the Dental Faculty of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow and Dean of the School Dentistry, Cardiff University.  In addition, he served as the dental member of the Specialist Advisory Committee for Antimicrobial Resistance and Hospital Acquired Infection at the Department of Health.  He has delivered more than 500 invited lectures worldwide. Mike is the co-author of three best selling medical textbooks, namely A Handbook of Oral Medicine, A Clinical Guide to Oral Medicine and Marsh & Martin’s Oral Microbiology.

7 BIGGEST MISTAKES DENTAL TEAMS MAKE WITH COMPLAINTS – AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

How confident are you when it comes to dealing with patient complaints? If you want to power up your knowledge and confidence in dealing with unhappy patients and patient complaints this session is a must!

Knowing what not to do can be as important as knowing what to do! To assist you this session includes real life examples of getting it wrong – and getting it right, including Covid related complaints.

Aims and Objectives

Aims: This session aims to give you an understanding of the essentials of practical, effective and professional complaints handling.

Objectives:  This session will explore professional complaints handling skills with a focus on resolving complaints and demonstrating learning.

Learning outcomes: After this session delegates will be in a position to build professional skills to resolve complaints and comply with GDC, CQC and NHS requirements.

This talk satisfies the GDC’s learning outcome:

  • A – Effective communication with patients, the dental team, and others across dentistry, including when obtaining consent, dealing with complaints, and raising concerns when patients are at risk
  • B – Effective management of self, and effective management of others or effective work with others in the dental team, in the interests of patients at all times; providing constructive leadership where appropriate
  • D – Maintenance of skills, behaviours and attitudes which maintain patient confidence in you and the dental profession and put patients’ interests first

Sue Boynton BDS LLM FFGDP(UK) FFFLM

Biography

Sue Boynton is an Independent Dentolegal Consultant and The Complaint Expert who has already helped dentists and dental teams to resolve literally thousands of complaints. Sue not only uses her knowledge, experience and expertise to resolve complaints, she also excels at transforming negatives into positives.

She built her skills over many years working with an indemnity organisation where she was the knowledge expert for complaints, and also provided expert input into international complaints resolution procedures.

Sue is a hugely popular and effective expert who works 1:1, with teams, and with organisations where she transforms complaints, feedback, and reviews into successes. The fact that Sue is a dentist and a dentolegal consultant means that she can see all perspectives and she is known for being on your side. Her expertise is much sought after in the UK and internationally and she is in great demand as a professional speaker. She also runs the popular Complaint Success group.

Sue is an NLP Master who has a Master’s Degree in Medical Law, and is a Fellow of both the Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine, and the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK). When she is not working Sue finds relaxation in skydiving, fire-eating, and sitting in the sun.

SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN VULNERABLE ADULTS, LESSON WE CAN LEARN FROM HIGH PROFILE CASES

Over the past decades there have been many child abuses cases that have prompted major overhauls to child protection procedures. A significant statement was made during the trial of Maire Kouao and Manning, that blame lay not only with the perpetrators but also with child protection authorities who were blindly incompetent. What lessons can dental professionals learn from the case of Victoria Climbie?

In this discourse candidates will learn the importance of sharing information and will have a clear understanding of signs and indicators of abuse in children young people and adults at risk.

Outcomes and objectives

  • Understand the importance of sharing information
  • Understand the characteristics of different types of abuse of children and adults at risk
  • Using scenarios to identify possible signs and indicators of abuse
  • Know how to respond to disclosures of abuse

This talk satisfies the GDC’s learning outcome:

  • A – Effective communication with patients, the dental team, and others across dentistry, including when obtaining consent, dealing with complaints, and raising concerns when patients are at risk
  • B – Effective management of self, and effective management of others or effective work with others in the dental team, in the interests of patients at all times; providing constructive leadership where appropriate
  • D – Maintenance of skills, behaviours and attitudes which maintain patient confidence in you and the dental profession and put patients’ interests first

Kevin Morgan

Kevin Morgan is a professional CPD instructor covering areas such as safeguarding and the Mental Capacity Act. He has been delivering safeguarding training to the Dental and Medical sector for the past 10 years. Kevin has been delivering regulated and bespoke programs up to level 3 in safeguarding and he also delivers many other CPD titles.

THE SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO MEDICAL EMERGENCIES IN DENTAL PRACTICE

An ‘ABCDE’ approach to managing deteriorating patients has proved an effective method of recognising deteriorating patients in hospital. Now updated for community settings this presentation will take you through the recommended approach used by Emergency Healthcare Professionals and endorsed by the BDA.

Conditions such as Asthma, Diabetes and allergies are not uncommon. Recognising when your patient is deteriorating, taking steps to prevent them getting worse and how to recognise when they have become a medical emergency will be covered in this presentation. The value of teamwork between clinical and non-clinical staff, checking emergency equipment, communication and documentation will be emphasised and demonstrated.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the presentation delegates should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding in the following subject areas:

  • Adult, child & infant CPR and choking
  • Automated External defibrillation
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Recognition and first aid of seizures, acute asthma, hypoglycaemia, chest pain & breathlessness and stroke.
  • Fainting and the recovery position
  • Safe delivery of Oxygen
  • Recommended equipment for dental practice
  • Useful documentation, handovers, referrals and debriefing
  • What’s new in Resuscitation

This talk satisfies the GDC’s learning outcomes:

  • A – Effective communication with patients, the dental team, and others across dentistry, including when obtaining consent, dealing with complaints, and raising concerns when patients are at risk
  • B – Effective management of self, and effective management of others or effective work with others in the dental team, in the interests of patients at all times; providing constructive leadership where appropriate
  • C – Maintenance and development of knowledge and skill within your field of practice
  • D – Maintenance of skills, behaviours and attitudes which maintain patient confidence in you and the dental profession and put patients’ interests first

Katie Baker ALS, APLS, EPALS, GIC Instructor (Resuscitation Council UK & Advanced Life Support Group)

Biography

Katie Baker is a senior NHS Resuscitation Officer at University Hospital Southampton. Previously an Emergency Department Sister, she now has 28 years in Critical Care attending in hospital medical emergencies as part of the in-hospital ‘Crash team’ which sees 50-60 emergencies and 10-15 cardiac arrests a month. Kate has an interest in baby & child resuscitation out of hospital and runs resuscitation updates & drills for Dental & Medical practices. She enjoys teaching and has taught around the UK and abroad. She is a registered Instructor and Course Director in Advanced Life Support with the Resuscitation Council (www.resus.org.uk) and a registered Advanced Paediatric Life Support Instructor (www.alsg.org)

5.30pm CLOSE OF PROCEEDINGS

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