Clinical Governance

Data Security and Protection (DSP) Part 1: Information Security Measures in Dental Teams

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 Data Security and Protection requirements and relevant legislation, previously known as Information Governance.

iLearn recommends that you complete the full series of training courses in this subject to ensure you have the required information to support you in this area. 

Once you have completed this course, please move onto Data Security and Protection (DSP) Part 2: Actions and Responses.

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.


The course aims to gather legal requirements, rules, guidance and best practice that apply to the handling of information.


Learners will be able to:

  • Recognise the legal and ethical DSP requirements for dental professionals. 
  • Recognise the responsibilities of each team member.
  • Maintain the security and validity of information held by a practice with monitoring and review processes.

Learning Outcomes:

The Learner understands:

  • Practice policy and procedures of good practice for GDPR.
  • The working practices to safeguard the security, quality, integrity and confidentiality of information. 
  • The steps for compliance in regards to preparation for DSP toolkit utilisation.