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What is health promotion? course for Dental Practitioners

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Faculty of Dental Surgery, elfh, NHS

This session outlines the role of the dental care professional with regards to child protection. It will enable you to identify signs of child maltreatment and dental neglect, and guide you through the procedure if you suspect that a child in your surgery is suffering from abuse/neglect.

Learning objectives

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

  • describe the role the dental care professional has with regards to child protection
  • identify signs of child maltreatment
  • identify signs of dental neglect

This session looks at the role of the dental care professional, and the main signs of abuse and maltreatment they may encounter.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should:

  • be aware of local child protection procedures
Instructors / Speakers
Kathryn Harley,
Chairman of the Postgraduate Education Committee of the Dental Faculty of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

Kathryn Harley graduated from Guy’s Hospital Dental School, University of London in 1981. She completed her Masters degree in Conservative Dentistry at the Eastman in 1986 where she was appointed Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Dentistry in 1991. In September 1999 she took up the post of Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry at the Edinburgh Dental Institute where she is Head of Department. Kathryn is currently Chairman of the Postgraduate Education Committee of the Dental Faculty of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. In June 2010 she will complete 10 years as a member of the Board of Dental Protection Limited, having been Chairman for the last four.

Gillian Richardson,
Dentist

Gillian Richardson is a dentist specialising in paediatric dentistry, and is based in Edinburgh.

Sanjeev Sood,
Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry, Senior Specialist Clinical Teacher and Undergraduate Lead in Paediatric Dentistry

On graduating from the University of Glasgow in 2000 with his BDS, Sanjeev undertook General Professional Training in Glasgow where he worked in general practice for one year and then as a JHO at the Glasgow Dental Hospital and School. He then remained in Glasgow for a further year during which he successfully completed his MFDS exam from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Sanjeev started his specialist training in Paediatric Dentistry in 2003 in Dublin, where he also carried out his Master’s thesis on bonding to teeth affected by Molar Incisor Hypomineralisation. Following completion of his master’s degree and specialist training in Paediatric Dentistry he worked as a lecturer for the University of Dublin based in the Dublin Dental School and Hospital and was involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.

He moved to Edinburgh in 2008 where he started his higher specialist training to become a Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry at the Edinburgh Dental Institute and successfully passed his ISFE examination and was awarded with a FDS from the Royal College of Surgeons England.

He was appointed as Senior Specialist Clinical Teacher, Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry at King’s College London Dental Institute in July 2011.

Delivery
Title
What is health promotion? course for Dental Practitioners
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Location
Online
Reference
01_39
Access Duration (in months)
12
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