Enhanced Verifiable CPD from the
University of Birmingham

Oral Cancer

Early detection of oral cancer greatly increases the survival rates. This Dentaljuce module takes you through examining the patient, prevention, and the duties of the practice staff in recognising and reducing the prevalence of this disease.

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Member Feedback on Oral Cancer

  • This was a very enjoyable interesting module. I am refreshing my knowledge as a nurse and this provided new information too. Thank you.
  • Very well explained
  • Learnt a lot, thank you - engaging and informative
  • Very informative and good instruction what to implement in practice
  • I found this whole section on Oral Cancers very helpful and easily understood.


The Oral Cancer 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
Improve my recognition and management of Oral Cancer Take the Dentaljuce Oral Cancer module. • Be able to assess the oral cancer risk of a patient.
• Be able to reduce the oral cancer risk.
• Be able to examine a patient for oral cancer
• Know when to refer suspected lesions.
• Understand the Practice duty of care with respect to oral cancer.
What development needs have I? Improve my recognition and management of Oral Cancer
How will I address them? Take the Dentaljuce Oral Cancer module.
Target completion date
Outcomes • Be able to assess the oral cancer risk of a patient.
• Be able to reduce the oral cancer risk.
• Be able to examine a patient for oral cancer
• Know when to refer suspected lesions.
• Understand the Practice duty of care with respect to oral cancer.
Date completed


Module Aims and Outcomes   

Aim

The aim of the learning and teaching materials in this Dentaljuce module is to allow learners to develop their professional knowledge, understanding and management skills in oral cancer, in line with their identified personal development requirements.

Module objective
• to teach how to prevent and recognise oral cancer.

Anticipated learning outcomes:
The learner will:
• be able to assess the oral cancer risk of a patient.
• be able to reduce the oral cancer risk.
• be able to examine a patient for oral cancer
• know when to refer suspected lesions.
• understand the Practice duty of care with respect to oral cancer.
• 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:
• P6: Work with colleagues in a way that is in patients’ best interests
• P7: 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 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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