BBVs In Practice

Blood-borne viruses (BBVs) are transmitted by blood, or other body fluids containing virus. This happens when the blood or fluids enter into the body of a susceptible person. The whole team within a dental practice is potentially at risk of contracting a Blood Borne virus.

Therefore it is essential for all team members to receive full training and be aware of the potential risks of transmission and the safe working procedures that must be adhered to at all times.


Course Description

Dental Training College is proud to offer this CPD course which takes an in depth look at dealing with Blood Borne Viruses within the dental practice setting. This imperative course will prepare learners with the knowledge required to deal effectively with Blood Borne viruses, it will ensure that the correct procedures are followed in line with HTM 01-05. This course will provide learners with 1 hour verifiable CPD.


Relevant for:

    Practice Manager, Practice Support Manager, Receptionist, Lead Receptionist, Trainee Receptionist, Treatment Co-ordinator, Dental Nurse, Infection Control Lead, Decontamination Lead, Trainee Dental Nurse, Dentist, Hygienist, Practice Principal, Practice Owner, Therapist

Course Info

  • Course topics will include:

      - What a Blood Borne Virus is

      - How BBVs are transmitted in a dental setting

      - What vaccinations are required and why

      - The importance of good PPE and why

      - What steps should be taken in the event of a Sharps Injury

      - List preventive measures to avoid these types of injuries

      - Safe decontamination procedures for the whole team

      - Comprehensive step by step guidance for sharp injuries   

      - What documents are required to ensure patient and staff safety   

  • The course can be completed in 1 hour. Verifiable CPD of 1 Hour will be issued upon successful completion.

  • You can start as soon as your enrolment is processed and you receive your course pack (typically the same day).

  • This is a distance-based course, learners will be provided with a digital copy of learning and assessment materials which will be emailed to you once enrolled. Of course, all our support services are provided as needed.

How It Works

  • 1.
    Simply enrol onto the course by clicking the Buy it Now button at the top of the page.

  • 2.
    Once enrolled we will send you a confirmation email which will contain when you can expect to receive your downloadable Course Pack email (typically the same day).

  • 3.
    Once you receive the Course Pack email simply click the download button as directed in the email to download your digital course pack.

  • 4.
    Once you have gained a thorough understanding of the course content simply send us an email and we will email you an online assessment.

  • 5.
    Once you have completed the online assessment we will email you your Certificate of Completion with your 1 hour verifiable CPD for your records.

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