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Reflective practice course for Dental Practitioners

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Endorsed By
Faculty of Dental Surgery, elfh, NHS

This session describes the principles and techniques of reflective practice, and how to incorporate them into everyday primary or secondary care clinical practice.

Learning objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • describe the key principles behind reflection and experiential learning
  • discuss how these principles can be incorporated into Continuing Professional Development (CPD), learning situations and clinical practice
  • identify situations where this approach to learning could be applied
  • list the drivers required to proceed the cyclical process of experiential learning
  • evaluate where improvements in practice and learning have occurred

This is the crux of modern reflective practice as we strive to be patient centred, evidence based and clinically effective all at the same time!

Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should:

  • be familiar with professional development portfolios and reflective diaries
Instructors / Speakers
Mike Mulcahy,
Course Director, Primary Dental Care, MSc Unversity of Kent, and Restorative Dentistry Diploma/ Aesthetic Masterclass FGDP. Co-Module Editor for e-Den Modules 1 and 12

Mike Mulcahy qualified at Leeds in 1973. He is immediate past Dean of the FGDP(UK).

He lectures throughout the UK on various subjects including communication skills and is the author of the communication section of Pathways in Practice.

At present, he is Course Director of the MSc in Primary Dental Care at the University of Kent, and Course Director of the Diploma in Restorative Dentistry and the Aesthetic Masterclasses at the FGDP (UK). He also practices part time in his own general dental practice.

Mike is also part of the Module Editorial Team at e-Den, and is co-Module Editor for Module 1 Patient Assessment, and Module 12 Management and Leadership.

Reflective practice course for Dental Practitioners
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Provider Type
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