Enhanced Verifiable CPD from the
University of Birmingham

Decontamination Disinfection and Sterilisation Update

Patients deserve to be treated in a safe and clean environment with consistent standards of care every time they receive treatment. This refresher course covers Decontamination, Disinfection and Sterilisation in the dental practice.

For a course on all aspects of dental cross-infection control, check out this Dentaljuce course.

This course is a GDC Highly Recommended CPD Topic (Disinfection and decontamination).

This course is relevant to the whole dental team, particularly those involved in instrument processing.

The Decontamination, Disinfection and Sterilisation Update 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 update and improve my knowledge and skills in Decontamination, Disinfection and Sterilisation. Take the Dentaljuce Decontamination, Disinfection and Sterilisation Update module. • Understand the differences between decontamination, disinfection and sterilisation.
• Understand their importance in keeping people safe..
• Understand how their principles are applied in the dental surgery and decon room environments.
• Know what techniques and equipment are required, and how and when to use them.
What development needs have I? To update and improve my knowledge and skills in Decontamination, Disinfection and Sterilisation.
How will I address them? Take the Dentaljuce Decontamination, Disinfection and Sterilisation Update module.
Target completion date
Outcomes

• understand the differences between decontamination, disinfection and sterilisation.
• Understand their importance in keeping people safe..
• Understand how their principles are applied in the dental surgery and decon room environments.
• Know what techniques and equipment are required, and how and when to use them.

Date completed


Module Aims and Outcomes   

Aim

The aim of the learning and teaching materials in this course is to allow learners to develop their professional knowledge, understanding and competence in decontamination, disinfection and sterilisation as part of practice infection control, in line with their identified personal learning requirements.

Course objective
• to update members of the dental team with current best practice in decontamination, disinfection and sterilisation.

Anticipated learning outcomes
The learner will:
• understand the differences between decontamination, disinfection and sterilisation.
• understand their importance in keeping people safe.
• understand how their principles are applied in the dental surgery and decon room environments.
• Know what techniques and equipment are required, and how and when to use them.
• 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 Outcomes:
• DO B. (Management domain). Effective management of self and others or effective work with others in the dental team, in the interests of patients at all times. Constructive leadership.
• 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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