Practice Management

Risk Management

Contributes 1 hour to your CPD


(or included in your £37.99 yearly subscription)

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Course Details:

This course takes a look at the benefits and skills associated with the risk management techniques required for compliance.

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 need for healthcare professionals to 'place their patient's interest first' requires them to be alert to any hazards that could cause harm, and to proactively ensure that every possible measure is taken to manage all risk to patients, the dental team, and the public. 

This course sets out practical measure for fulfilling this obligation.


Learners will be able to:

  • Identify risks
  • Analyse risks
  • Prioritise risks
  • Allocate management responsibility
  • Respond to risks
  • Monitor risks

Learning Outcomes:

 The learner understands: 

  • The ethical basis of risk management
  • Health and safety requirements
  • Duty of care and legal obligations
  • Risk management requires a structured, orderly approach