GDPR for Dental Care Professionals

GDPR means General Data Protection Regulation. GDPR will come into force on 25 May 2018. It is essential for you to understand the GDPR in accordance with your business model.

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“Very good and practical guide to the legislation for the dental team.”

General Data Protection Regulations

The EU General Data Protection Regulation took effect on 25 May 2018 and dental practices need to prepare now for the new regulations.

Do you process personal data?

Our course is aimed at those with a responsibility for processing personal data within the dental practice and is ideal for team members such as dental nurses, receptionists, dental hygienists and therapists who are employed by the practice.

Are you a practice owner or a practice manager?

We offer another course suitable for practice owners and practice managers called GDPR for Dental Practices.  The course is ideal for those with a responsibility for achieving full compliance. You can access this course here.

The EU General Data Protection Regulation took effect on 25 May 2018 and dental practices need to prepare now for the new regulations.

The aims of this course are to help you to understand:

Your legal obligations under the GDPR

How to implement the changes relevant to your role as a data processor

What this means for your day to day work.

  • On completion of this course you will understand:

    • Who is accountable for what under the GDPR
    • GDPR principles & common terminology
    • The ICO’s recommended 12 steps
    • Your legal basis for processing data
    • Changes to consent, privacy rights & access rights
    • Data protection breaches
    • Data Protection Impact Assessments
    • Data Protection by Design & Default
    • The role of the Data Protection Officer or Data Protection Lead
    • Privacy Notices – what you need to communicate and to whom.

The learner should be able to:

  • Interpret the GDPR terminology
  • Understand who is responsible for data protection
  • Apply GDPR principles to the work setting
  • Demonstrate and comply with data protection breach notifications
  • Compare and modify changes in the data protection law when required
  • Understand access rights requests
  • Understand and apply when necessary the 12 steps of GDPR compliance.
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  • “Very good and practical guide to the legislation for the dental team.”
  • “Well formatted. clear, concise, user/learner friendly.”
  • “Found this very informative in enhancing my role in the practice and my obligations to protect data.”
  • “Very useful course, highlighting the importance of data protection.”
  • “Clear, precise, informative, simple, effective CPD on GDPR.”
  • “Great and accurate course, will recommend to the others.”
  • “Very useful information received from course will reflect by reading new GDPR guidance.”

Course Curriculum

  • Introduction to GDPR
    5 minutes
  • What is Data Protection? Preview
    5 minutes
  • Modern Technology Preview
    5 minutes
  • Dangers Associated With Technology Preview
    5 minutes
  • Building on Existing Principles Preview
    5 minutes
  • The GDPR Principles Preview
    5 minutes
  • Data Controller & Data Processor Preview
    5 minutes
  • Personal & Special Category Data Preview
    5 minutes
  • The 12 Steps Preview
    5 minutes
  • Your Responsibility as a Data Processor Preview
    5 minutes
  • Become Aware Preview
    15 minutes
  • Practice Security Preview
    5 minutes
  • CCTV Preview
    5 minutes
  • IT Security
    5 minutes
  • Email Security
    5 minutes
  • Practice Website
    5 minutes
  • The Information You Hold
    5 minutes
  • Whose personal data do you process?
    5 minutes
  • What type of personal data is processed?
    5 minutes
  • Reflective Question
    5 minutes
  • When is the personal data obtained?
    5 minutes
  • Reflective Question
    5 minutes
  • Where is personal data processed?
    5 minutes
  • What are the associated risks?
    5 minutes
  • Recruitment & Team Members
    5 minutes
  • Disclosures & Retention
    5 minutes
  • Step 3: Communicating with Team Members and Patients
    5 minutes
  • Step 4: Personal Privacy Rights
    5 minutes
  • Step 5: Access Request Changes
    5 minutes
  • Step 6: Legal Basis
    10 minutes
  • Step 7: Consent
    10 minutes
  • Step 8: Children’s Data
    5 minutes
  • Step 9: Reporting Data Breaches
    5 minutes
  • Step 10: Impact Assessments
    5 minutes
  • Step 11: Data Protection Officers (DPO)
    10 minutes
  • Step 12: International Organisations
    5 minutes
  • GDPR for Dental Care Professionals Summary
    10 minutes
  • Pre-Question Advice Preview
    1 minutes
  • GDPR for Dental Care Professionals
    12 questions
  • Course Feedback and Reflective Learning
    5 minutes

Your GDPR Course includes

Up-to-date information

Our course material is both current and relevant; verified by leaders in the dental industry.

Various media

We use a combination of text, imagery, videos and presentations to help you get the most out of this course.

Course downloads

This course features documents for you to download and use in your dental practice.

Post-course feedback

Upon completion of the course you are required to complete a short feedback survey.

Frequently asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?

The course begins when you are ready. Although the course duration is 2.5 hours, you can work at your own pace, and your progress is saved automatically.

How long do I have access to the course?

After registering for the course, you have 365 days to access the course.

Does the course have a test?

Yes. The GDPR for Dental Professionals course features a short quiz at the end of the lessons.

Does the course offer a certificate upon completion?

Yes. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be issued a personalised certificate. This is saved to your personal dashboard. You can download and print this certificate when you require it.

In addition, you are also credited with a digital badge that will feature in your personal dashboard.

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