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Vulnerable Patients - Safeguarding Adults (Level 2)

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Overview

Safeguarding adults and children is a fundamental part of patient safety and wellbeing, and is integral to compliance with legislation, regulations and delivering cost effective care within the healthcare system. This programme addresses the role of dental professionals, other healthcare professionals, and carers in safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable adults.

Modules

On completion of this CPD course, you should be able to:

  • Raise awareness of the nature and scope of ‘vulnerability’ in the context of healthcare
  • Recognise and identify a person who may be a victim of neglect or abuse (including behavioural indicators)
  • Identify and recognise the clinical maxillofacial and oral signs of neglect or abuse and know what to do about it (whistleblowing/reporting)
  • Explain and illustrate the physical and social impact of poor oral health
  • Highlight the diverse and sometimes obscure reasons for specific oral health problems
  • Enable dentists and DCPs to provide oral health education to carers, ancillary workers, family and friends, including practical help, support and guidance on oral health routines (general and specific)

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Vulnerable Patients - Safeguarding Adults (Level 2).

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

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Safeguarding adults and children is a fundamental part of patient safety and wellbeing, and is integral to compliance with legislation, regulations and delivering cost effective care within the healthcare system. This programme addresses the role of dental professionals, other healthcare professionals, and carers in safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable adults.

Modules

On completion of this CPD course, you should be able to:

  • Raise awareness of the nature and scope of ‘vulnerability’ in the context of healthcare
  • Recognise and identify a person who may be a victim of neglect or abuse (including behavioural indicators)
  • Identify and recognise the clinical maxillofacial and oral signs of neglect or abuse and know what to do about it (whistleblowing/reporting)
  • Explain and illustrate the physical and social impact of poor oral health
  • Highlight the diverse and sometimes obscure reasons for specific oral health problems
  • Enable dentists and DCPs to provide oral health education to carers, ancillary workers, family and friends, including practical help, support and guidance on oral health routines (general and specific)

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Vulnerable Patients - Safeguarding Adults (Level 2).

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.

Hear from our past Students

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