Free Non-Verifiable CPD

non-verifiable-cpd-freeRegistered dental nurses are not required to complete non-verifiable CPD.  We have kept this page open for nurses who are restoring their registration and are required to complete non-verifiable CPD. Please contact the GDC before restoring your registration to find out what your CPD requirements are.

Click here for information on restoring your registration. 

If you need free verifiable CPD, please click here.

For our GDC restoration CPD bundle, please click here.

The links below will give you access to a wide variety of articles to count towards your non-verifiable CPD log.

Dental Nurse News

Dental Nurse Library

Dental Nurse Inspiration

Dental Nurse Forum 

Articles are regularly added to the site. Logging your CPD is easy. Simply record the date, the activity and the number of hours. One hour of reading is equivalent to one non-verifiable CPD.


Click here for a CPD log sheet

Click here for more information about CPD


It's a good idea to stay up-to-date with GDC publications and reading the information on their site can be logged as non-verifiable CPD.

GDC News

 

Other Websites

 

Oral Health Education and Promotion

NICE Oral Health Promotion: General Dental Practice

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng30

Delivering Better Oral Health Toolkit

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/delivering-better-oral-health-an-evidence-based-toolkit-for-prevention

Better Oral Health For All: Oral Health Foundation

https://www.dentalhealth.org/what-we-do

Colgate Professional

www.colgateprofessional.com/

Oral B Professional

www.dentalcare.co.uk/en-gb

 

Radiation and Radiography

IRR17

https://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2017/1075/contents/made

IRMER17

https://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2017/1322/contents/made

FDGP Guidance Notes for Dental Practitioners on the Safe use of X-ray Equipment

https://www.rqia.org.uk/RQIA/files/44/449bdd1c-ccb0-4322-b0df-616a0de88fe4.pdf

 

GDC

Standards for the Dental Team

https://www.gdc-uk.org/standards-guidance/standards-and-guidance/standards-for-the-dental-team

Scope of Practice

https://www.gdc-uk.org/standards-guidance/standards-and-guidance/scope-of-practice

Guidance for Dental Professionals

https://www.gdc-uk.org/standards-guidance/standards-and-guidance/gdc-guidance-for-dental-professionals

Promoting Professionalism

https://www.gdc-uk.org/standards-guidance/standards-and-guidance/promoting-professionalism

 

Care Quality Commission

Mythbusters

https://www.cqc.org.uk/guidance-providers/dentists/mythbusters-tips-dentists

IRMER

https://www.cqc.org.uk/guidance-providers/ionising-radiation/ionising-radiation-medical-exposure-regulations-irmer

 

Regulations and Legislation

Health and Care Act 2022

https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2022/31/contents/enacted

Get in on the Act: Health and Care Act 2022

https://www.local.gov.uk/publications/get-act-health-and-care-act-2022

Mental Capacity Act 2005

https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2005/9/contents

NHS Mental Capacity Act

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/social-care-and-support-guide/making-decisions-for-someone-else/mental-capacity-act/

Safer Sharps Regulations

https://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/hsis7.pdf

Safeguarding in General Dental Practice

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/safeguarding-in-general-dental-practice

 

Decontamination and Infection Control

HTM01-05

https://www.england.nhs.uk/publication/decontamination-in-primary-care-dental-practices-htm-01-05/

HTM01-07

https://www.england.nhs.uk/publication/management-and-disposal-of-healthcare-waste-htm-07-01/

Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme

https://www.sdcep.org.uk/published-guidance/decontamination/

 

Medical Emergencies

Medical Emergencies in Dental Practice

https://fgdpscotland.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Dent_Update_2009_36_202-211.pdf

GDC Guidance

https://www.gdc-uk.org/standards-guidance/standards-and-guidance/gdc-guidance-for-dental-professionals/medical-emergencies

BDA: Are you prepared for a medical emergency

https://bda.org/news-centre/blog/are-you-prepared-for-a-medical-emergency-in-your-dental-practice

Resus Council Guidelines: Quality Standards Primary Dental Care

https://www.resus.org.uk/library/quality-standards-cpr/primary-dental-care

BNF Prescribing in dental practice

https://bnf.nice.org.uk/medicines-guidance/prescribing-in-dental-practice/#medical-emergencies-in-dental-practice

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