Personal Development Plan (PDP)

Free CPD for Dental Nurses

Personal development planning is the process of establishing aims and objectives (or goals) – what you want to achieve or where you want to go, in the short, medium or long-term in your career.

In this FREE CPD course, we will guide you through each step of developing a PDP plan that is going to help you reach those goals.

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Thanks for choosing Cavity Dental Staff and our PDP course. This course will provide you with 1 hour of verifiable CPD and should take no longer than an hour to complete. Your certificate will be with you within ten working days.

Please click below to download the presentation and once you have read through and understood the material you will then be able to continue to the questionnaire.

Good luck :blush:

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All questions are multiple choice. You will need to achieve 100% to pass this course, any incorrect answers will be flagged in red for you. You can have as many attempts as you wish.

1. What does PDP stand for?
2. What is the name of the governing body who decides what CPD you need to do?
3. How many years is a CPD cycle?
4. How many hours do you need to complete in 1 cycle?
5. You must do a minimum of 5 hours within 2 years…
6. As you are not qualified in dental radiography, do you need to do an IRMA course in radiography CPD?
7. When does the CPD cycle start each year?
8. Your PDP must include which of the following? Select one correct answer.
9. You must have evidence from the course provider to prove you have completed an activity in the form of an email from them.
10. When must you log your CPD statement with the GDC?
11. What is the annual statement?
12. Do you have to pay an annual fee to be registered with the GDC?
13. How many weeks before the end of that years CPD cycle can you log your statement with the GDC?
14. You need to have an ARF account and register with the eGDC to be able to log your statement and pay your registration.
15. Who should be the person storing your CPD certificates?
16. Which of the following is part of a PDP? Select one correct answer.
17. Select one of the following correct outcomes.
18. If you are struggling to decide which activities you should do, which of the following could you go to?
19. Some activities you need to do annually to ensure you are compliant according to GDC & CQC. Which of the following would you go to to know when you previously did these activities?
20. Each activity has an outcome. How would you know what the outcome is?
21. Choose one correct outcome from the following.
22. If you did a BLS course which outcomes would you achieve?
23. If you did a GDPR course which outcomes would you achieve? Select one correct answer.
24. Once you have completed an activity the coursed provider will supply you with a certificate as evidence.
25. Every activity must have at least 1 outcome.
26. Where can you store your certificates?
27. You have 2 log sheets. One is your Activity sheet and one is your PDP. Which is the first one you need to complete?

Congratulations on successfully completing this course. A copy of your certificate will be emailed to you in the next 5 working days.

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dental dbs check

Do you need a DBS check?

If you need a dental DBS check (previously known as a CRB check) then Cavity can help you! One of our Cavity representatives can visit your practice at a suitable time to complete all the relevant paperwork. These are currently being completed contact free.

The CQC state that all clinical staff working within a dental practice will need to obtain an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check. Cavity are now a DBS umbrella company and are able to carry out DBS checks for individuals, groups and practices.

One of Cavitys’ Managers will visit your practice at a time convenient to you, to finalise the relevant documents. Once this has been done, the completed form will be sent off and you will then receive your DBS certificate directly to you in the post. We can carry out a DBS for the whole of your clinical team or individual staff members.

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