Enhanced Verifiable CPD from the
University of Birmingham

Implants

A dental implant (also known as an endosseous implant or fixture) is a surgical component that interfaces with the bone of the jaw or skull to support a dental prosthesis such as a crown, bridge, denture, facial prosthesis or to act as an orthodontic anchor. This module covers the basics.

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The Dental Implants online learning module has clear and concise aims, objectives and anticipated outcomes, listed below. These will appear on the Dentaljuce Enhanced CPD Certificate, along with the time spent, dates, and detailed topics you studied within the module. Certificates can be printed at any time, covering any range of dates. Dentaljuce CPD complies with the UK GDC's requirements for enhanced verifiable continuing professional development.

Your Professional Development Plan (PDP)   
Regulatory authorities recommend that CPD/CE is undertaken based on learning needs that you have identified and entered into your PDP. Some authorities may not accept your CPD as verifiable unless it has been identified in the PDP before you undertake it.

Before starting this module, check that the learning outcomes are what you require, and that you have entered the need into your PDP. Here is an example PDP entry for this module.
What development needs have I? How will I address them? Target completion date Outcomes Date
Completed
To refresh and improve my knowledge and skills in dental implantology. Take the Dentaljuce Implants module. • Understand and be able to apply the principles and techniques needed for the diagnosis, planning and appropriate surgical referral for implant patients.
• Understand the different types of surgery that can be used in implantology.
• Understand the different fixed and removable restorations appropriate to implant support.
What development needs have I? To refresh and improve my knowledge and skills in dental implantology.
How will I address them? Take the Dentaljuce Implants module.
Target completion date
Outcomes • Understand and be able to apply the principles and techniques needed for the diagnosis, planning and appropriate surgical referral for implant patients.
• Understand the different types of surgery that can be used in implantology.
• Understand the different fixed and removable restorations appropriate to implant support.
Date completed


Module Aims and Outcomes   

The aim of the learning and teaching materials in this Dentaljuce module is to allow learners to develop their professional knowledge and understanding in the field of dental implants, in line with their identified personal learning requirements.

Module objective
• to provide an overview of the complexities of managing patients requiring implants.

Anticipated learning outcomes:
The learner will:
• understand and be able to apply the principles and techniques needed for the diagnosis, planning and appropriate surgical referral for implant patients.
• understand the different types of surgery that can be used in implantology.
• understand the different fixed and removable restorations appropriate to implant support.
• through achieving these outcomes, provide an improved level of service to their patients.

GDC Principles
This CPD will support the learner in meeting the following GDC principles and the underlying standards:
• Principle 7: Maintain, develop and work within your professional knowledge and skills


GDC Development Outcomes
This CPD will support the learner in meeting the following GDC Development Outcomes:
• DO A. (Communication domain). Effective communication with patients, the dental team, and others across dentistry.
• DO C. (Clinical domain) Maintenance and development of knowledge and skill within your field of practice
• DO D. (Professionalism domain) Maintenance of skills, behaviours and attitudes which maintain patient confidence in you and the dental profession and put patients' interests first.

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