Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh - DCP Study Day

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh are now taking bookings for their DCP Study Day which will take place on Friday 6 November 2020. The study day will provide a full day session to update DCPs in some of the GDC highly recommended topics. Topics discussed will be in workshop and lecture format.


Friday, 6 November 2020




The event offers 5 hours CPD.

Aims & Objectives

This course aims to provide DCPs with current guidance and legislation requirements for a number of their CORE topics with the GDC.

Learning Outcomes

After attending this one day session, delegates will be able to:

  1. Understand the principals of Health & Safety including Risk Assessments. List actions to improve health, safety and wellbeing of self and others. Describe accident reporting requirements in line with legislation.
  2. Consider personal and professional responsibilities. Discuss how GDC registration affects clinical and personal activity. Understand the importance of indemnity & discuss GDC Fitness to Practice.
  3. Discuss current Legislation IR(ME)R 2017 and IRR 2017. Define radiation protection in dental environments.
  4. Describe the purpose of maintaining water lines and preventing legionella. Discuss diseases relevant to dentistry. Describe the Chain of Infection and understand the transmission of various infections.
  5. Recognise signs and symptoms for a variety of medical conditions. Describe storage and use of medical drugs following Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines.

View the events programme