Staff Development


Contributes 30 minutes to your CPD


(or included in your £37.99 yearly subscription)

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Course Details:

This course will bring together the ethical requirements and interpersonal skills needed to work as an effective team.

The course examines aspects of practice communication policies and highlights roles in building respect and trust in line with GDC standards for the dental team.

You will be presented with a short presentation, followed by an assessment. 

If you achieve 80% or more, you will 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:

  • Outline good practice for teamwork interdependence.
  • Explain ways to ensure team communications are effective.
  • Highlight leadership and management skills for team cohesion.


Learners will be able to: 

  • Implement practice policies and procedures for team communications.
  • Build trust and respect between team colleagues.
  • Develop existing policies and procedures linked to team communications.

Learning Outcomes:

 Learners will be able to: 

  • Create trust and cooperation between colleagues to provide excellent patient care.
  • Identify the standards of teamwork needed to meet the GDC standards 
  • Determine how their actions and reactions affect team cohesion.
  • Understand their role in promoting great teamwork.