Clinical Governance

Equality & Diversity in the Dental Practice

Contributes 45 minutes to your CPD

£6.99

(or included in your £37.99 yearly subscription)

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Course Details:

This course aims to help learners understand the importance of equality and diversity and the laws which protect people against discrimination and harassment. 

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 take the assessment again when you feel confident.

Aims:

This course aims to help learners understand the importance of human rights, equality and diversity, and the laws which protect people against discrimination. 

Objectives:

Learners will be able to: 

  • Understand the terms of Equality and Diversity and Human Rights and how they are applied within the context of the health sector. 
  • Understand how a proactive inclusive approach to equality and diversity and human rights can be promoted. 
  • Understand the purpose and benefits of monitoring equalities and health inequalities. 
  • Understand the benefits that an effective approach to equality and diversity and human rights can have on society, organisations and individuals. 
  • Understand how legislation, organisational policies and processes can empower individuals to act appropriately and understand people’s rights. 
  • Understands how to treat everyone with dignity, courtesy and respect and value people as individuals. 
  • Understands what to do if there are concerns about equality and diversity practices, including how to use any local whistleblowing policy procedures and other related policies such as Bullying at Work and Dignity at Work. 

Learning Outcomes:

The learner understands: 

  • Knows the terms of Equality and Diversity and Human Rights and how they are applied within the context of the health sector. 
  • Knows how a proactive inclusive approach to equality and diversity and human rights can be promoted. 
  • Knows how to understand the purpose and benefits of monitoring equalities and health inequalities. 
  • Knows how to understand the benefits that an effective approach to equality and diversity and human rights can have on society, organisations and individuals. 
  • Knows how to understand how legislation, organisational policies and processes can empower individuals to act appropriately and understand people’s rights. 
  • Know how to treat everyone with dignity, courtesy and respect and value people as individuals. 
  • Know what to do if there are concerns about equality and diversity practices, including how to use    any local whistle blowing policy procedures and other related policies such as Bullying at Work and Dignity at Work.