Clinical Governance


Contributes 45 minutes to your CPD


(or included in your £37.99 yearly subscription)

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Course Details:

This course will provide learners with an understanding of the importance of human rights, decision making, and consent.

You will be presented with a 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 help learners understand the importance of human rights, decision making and consent.


Learners will:

  • Understand basic human rights in respect of consent.
  • Understand the principles of consent.
  • Learn who is able to give consent and when.
  • Learn the importance of obtaining valid consent.
  • Understand how to seek valid consent and support patients.

Learning Outcomes:

Learners will:

  • Understand the principle of consent within the dental practice.
  • Be able to define the different terms when considering consent.
  • Understands when consent should be sought.
  • Understand what patients expect before and during treatment with regards to consent.
  • Understand the term 'in the best interest' with regards to consent.