Clinical Record Keeping

Contributes 1 hour to your CPD


(or included in your £37.99 yearly subscription)

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Course Details:

This course takes an in-depth look at what constitutes good practice in record keeping in a dental practice.

Highlighting the importance of clinical record keeping, specific details that need to be included within records and how these may vary according to patient type. 

Consideration is also given to common mistakes that can occur and how to avoid these. 

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 take the assessment again when you feel confident.


The aim of this course is to enhance your knowledge and understanding of recognised good practice with respect to record keeping in a dental practice. 


Learners will be able to:

  • Define what details are important to include in line with recommended guidance
  • Identify the common pitfalls that can occur and learn how to mitigate the risk of these occurring
  • Test their knowledge by applying the principles learnt to specific case studies

Learning Outcomes:

The learner understands:

  • The importance of record keeping in dentistry
  • Which specific details should be included within clinical records
  • How records may vary according to patient type
  • Common mistakes that can occur and how to avoid these
  • The reasons for keeping good clinical records in practice