Autism and Learning Disability Course

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Date: Friday 22nd March 2024
Speaker(s): Jo Russell
CPD Time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Duration: 1 hour and 15 minutes
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This course takes you through the Tier 2 mandatory training in Autism and Learning Disability Awareness Training which has been a CQC requirement since July 2022.


To ensure staff working in health and social care receive learning disability and autism training, at the right level for their role to promote the best outcomes for patients


To have a better understanding of people’s needs, resulting in better services and improved health and wellbeing outcomes.

Learning objectives

  • Look at the requirements of the Oliver McGowan Tier 2 mandatory training to better serve our neurodiverse patients including ADHD
  • Appreciate the difference between learning difficulty and learning disability
  • Hear from neurodiverse people about their experiences and needs
  • Discuss how to have an individual approach and manage uncertainty
  • Signpost to the core capabilities framework

This talk satisfies the GDC’s learning outcome:

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

Jo Russell RDN Cert DPM Cert Ed QTS MSET LCGI Tech IOSH, Managing Director, Oracle Practice Business Solutions Ltd


Having spent over 30 years in dentistry, Jo has served 7 years in the Royal Naval Dental Branch and then as an area manager with a large corporate looking after 16 practices in London and the South. After having her children she qualified as a teacher and also gained a distinction in her NEBOSH Health and Safety. Jo has spent since 2006 lecturing all aspects of CPD (except medical emergencies) both nationally and internationally. She has lectured on the BTEC and ILM level 5 Diplomas for Dental Practice Managers for 15 years. She is a key opinion leader for the likes of Hu-Freidy and has recently lectured on infection control for in Jeddah and Bangladesh. Jo balances her time as a CQC Registered Manager in private practice on the south coast, with carrying out and maintaining compliance for dental practices in England for those who request her services and lecturing internationally, nationally and in house.

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