A: Effective communication with patients, the dental team and others across dentistry, including when obtaining consent, dealing with complaints, and raising concerns when patients are at risk., C: Maintenance and development of knowledge and skill within your field of practice.,
This presentation updates and complements our previous courses, with an emphasis on dental neglect and how this can be an indicator of wider concerns. Interactive case studies illustrate how concerns regarding children at risk should be managed. It is relevant to competency levels 1, 2 and 3.
Topics covered include:
what constitutes 'safeguarding children and young adults';
the voice of the child;
the consequences of missed opportunities;
responsibilities of dental team members;
types of abuse;
dental neglect and how it can be an indicator of wider neglect or abuse; and
how to recognise indicators and act on concerns.
On completion you should understand:
the key features of dental neglect and wider forms of child abuse;
your responsibilities and those of each individual member of the dental team;
your training requirements; and how to act on concerns about children and young adults at risk.
Child maltreatment: when to suspect maltreatment in under 18s
This guideline covers the signs of possible child maltreatment in children...More
This guideline covers the signs of possible child maltreatment in children and young people aged under 18 years. It aims to raise awareness and help health professionals who are not child protection specialists to identify the features of physical, sexual and emotional abuse, neglect and fabricated or induced illness.
NICE guidance is prepared for the National Health Service in England. All NICE guidance is subject to regular review and may be updated or withdrawn. NICE accepts no responsibility for the use of its content in this product/publication.’...Less