Staff Development

Audit & Risk Assessment for a Dental Nurse

Contributes 30 minutes to your CPD


(or included in your £37.99 yearly subscription)

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Course Details:

This course takes a look at the process of audit, and why it is important in the delivery of clinical governance and the consistent provision of patient care.

You will be presented with a short presentation followed by an assessment.

If you achieve 80% or more, you pass the course and will receive a printable certificate to place in your CPD folder. If you do not pass, you will have the opportunity to review the content and retake the assessment when you feel confident.


This course aims to outline the necessity for audit and risk assessment in line with the General Dental Council and Care Quality Commission's required standards.


Learners will be able to:

  • Identify areas within the provision of primary dental care that requires an audit.
  • Identify the fundamental standards required by the process of audit.
  • Conduct an audit that is informative to the improvement of the delivery of service to patients.
  • Communicate findings to the rest of the team through a structured report.

Learning Outcomes:

The learner understands:

  • The requirement for audit, risk assessment and evaluation.
  • How to implement an audit and how to effectively evaluate the information gathered.
  • The importance of a team approach to the process of audit.