Decontamination in Practice

A dental nurse works closely with the dentist, providing assistance throughout a patient's visit. Assisting the dentist encompasses a wide range of procedures from preparing the various materials required and ensuring the proper instruments and equipment are available, to cleaning and sterilising the used instruments.

It is essential for dental nurses and all clinical team members to know what their role is and what they are responsible for with regards to decontamination in practice.


Course Description

We are offering this CPD course worth 1 Hour of verifiable CPD's to key individuals who are responsible for the decontamination process. This course takes a look at the essential methods when dealing with different roles and highlights each individuals responsibility in practice. This essential course will equip learners with the key knowledge required to deal effectively with the correct methods and what guidelines to follow when performing their decontamination responsibility, it will ensure that the correct procedures are followed in line with dental staff working to HTM 01-05 guidelines. This course will provide 1 hour of 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:

      - Why decontamination is important

      - Key individual roles in the decontamination process

      - Key individual responsibilities in the decontamination process

      - What is needed when creating a decontamination policy and procedure process

      - How to comply with HTM 01-05 guidelines

      - 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 can be downloaded 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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Roles and Responsibility in Decontamination - eCPD Course

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