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Stress & the Dental Team

35mins Verifiable CPD, 2 Modules, 2 Resources

Course Summary

Stress affecting the Dental team is well known and in this course, the causes of stress and the physiology of the condition is covered in the first module.

In the second module, the science behind certain techniques such as meditation is discussed. 

Suggestions for alleviating the causes of stress and reducing the contributing factors are also covered.

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Learning Content

The causes of stress in the Dental Environment and suggestions for controlling it.

Aims & Objectives

  • Understanding the physiology of stress
  • Suggestion to reduce tension with the practice
  • The importance of communication
  • Relaxation programmes and the science behind the technique

Development Outcomes

A. Effective communication with patients, the dental team, and others across dentistry, including when obtaining consent, dealing with complaints, and raising concerns when patients are at risk

B. Effective management of self, and effective management of others or effective work with others in the dental team, in the interests of patients at all times; providing constructive leadership where appropriate

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