Breaking bad news
Are you a dental professional looking to improve your skills in breaking bad news to patients in dentistry? If so, this course is the perfect opportunity for you.
Breaking bad news to patients is one of the hardest tasks that dental professionals face. This may involve delivering difficult or unexpected information about a patient's oral health, or letting them know they have a life-changing condition such as mouth cancer.
Our course on breaking bad news is designed to provide dental professionals with a comprehensive understanding of this important topic. The course covers a range of topics, including the principles of breaking bad news, the challenges and barriers to delivering difficult information to patients, and strategies for supporting patients during this process.
By participating in this course, you will gain valuable knowledge and skills that you can immediately apply in your practice. Don't miss this opportunity – sign up today for immediate access!
The Breaking bad news online learning course 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.
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
|To improve my skills in breaking bad news
(GDC outcomes: A D)
|Take the Dentaljuce Breaking Bad News course||
|What development needs have I?||To improve my skills in breaking bad news
(GDC outcome A D)
|How will I address them?||Take the Dentaljuce Breaking Bad News course|
|Target completion date|
Module Aims and Outcomes
The aim of the learning and teaching materials in this Dentaljuce course is to allow learners to develop their professional skills in delivering bad news to patients, in line with their identified personal development requirements.
- To teach a structured system that encompasses the patient journey when bad news has to be delivered
Anticipated learning outcomes:The learner will:
- Develop a structured approach for breaking bad news
- Appreciate the specific language and communication skills required
- Know how to back discussions up with written information
- Know what records need to be made, and the importance of practice reflection
- Understand the potential consequences of breaking bad news
- through achieving these outcomes, provide an improved level of service to their patients.
GDC Development Outcomes
This CPD will support the learner in meeting the following GDC Development Outcome(s): A D.