Autism and Learning Disability Awareness Training

1hr0m Verifiable CPD, 3 Modules, 3 Resources, 1 Test

Course Summary

This course takes you through the Tier 1 mandatory training in Autism and Learning Disability Awareness Training also known as Oliver McGowan Training.

Split into 3 modules we will look at awareness in Learning Disability, Autism and Meeting the Needs.

Speaker profile:

Jo Russell, RDN Cert DPM Cert Ed MSET LCGI, Managing Director, Oracle Solutions.

Jo Russell is Managing Director of Oracle Practice Business Solutions (Oracle-PBS) and uses her 25 years in dentistry to help practices implement policies, including Health and Safety, Human Resources and CQC.

She also travels the country delivering CPD and training to the whole dental team. You can find out more about Oracle-PBS’ offerings here .

Learning Content

To ensure staff working in health and social care receive Tier 1 learning disability and autism training, at the right level for their role to promote the best outcomes for patients

Aims & Objectives

  • Meet the requirements of the Oliver McGowan mandatory training to better serve our neurodiverse patients
  • Appreciate the difference between learning difficulty and learning disability
  • Hear from neurodiverse people about their experiences and needs
  • Discuss how to have an individual approach and manage uncertainty
  • Signpost to the core capabilities framework

Development Outcomes

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

C. Maintenance and development of knowledge and skill within your field of practice

D. Maintenance of skills, behaviours and attitudes which maintain patient confidence in you and the dental profession and put patients’ interests first

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