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  • 1. Chester Study Days January – July 2008 EXTRA DAY Friday 11th January 2008 JOINT DAY WITH CHESTER SKI AT THE “CHILL FACTOR” VENUE: “Chill Factor” Trafford Way, Trafford Quays, Manchester M41 7JA www.chillfactore.com Tel: 0161 749 2222 Next to the Trafford Centre: off junction 10 on M60 Sat Nav Ref: M41 7JA 10 am start time at the Chill Factor. Lesson is approximately 50 minutes duration and ski hire etc all included. The Health and Safety Rules at the Chill Factor are that the lesson is for everybody, irrespective of their competence. This does mean, however, that it will NOT be possible for competent skiers to jump onto the main slope and do their own thing. Please note that whilst using the slopes, gloves, full length trousers and long sleeved tops must be worn. Gloves are essential and are not for hire. Please see attached document for further details. This day, is very kindly being provided by Wesleyan Medical Sickness – because of the costs involved, please note refreshments are not included. When you arrive, it would be helpful if you would stay in a group and liaise with:- Michael Murphy / Matthew Rathe Dental Financial Consultants - Wesleyan Medical Sickness
  • 2. Chester Study Days January – July 2008 STUDY DAY 20 Friday 18 January 2008 VENUE: Chester University - Faculty of Health & Social Care – Room 123/1 9:00 am: Registration 9.30am: Review and problem solving session AM: TOPIC: Record Keeping – Key Skills 4 PM: TOPIC: Risk Management – Key Skills 7 Speaker: Dr Bryan Harvey – Dental Defence Union COURSE DETAILS: This day covers: - Consent, Confidentiality, Record Keeping, other dento-legal matters of daily relevance to the GDP. Educational Aims & Objectives: To look at and take part in activities which help develop a process of risk management and handling dento-legal issues. To develop in VDPs an understanding of risk management and its place in general dental practice. Learning Outcomes: To be able to develop a risk – management strategy for each VDPs individual practice
  • 3. Chester Study Days January – July 2008 STUDY DAY 21 Friday 1 February 2008 JOINT DAY WITH WARRINGTON, CLATTERBRIDGE & FAZAKERLEY VENUE: Wirral PGMC - Clatterbridge 9:00 am: Registration All day: TOPIC: Joint Study Day Thinking outside the Box Fresh perspectives on General Dental Practice Speaker: Dr Raj Rattan – Dental Protection Ltd Raj Rattan is a GDP and Associate Dean in the London Deanery and a Dento –Legal Adviser with Dental Protection since 1993. His special interests include endodontics, practice management and clinical governance. He writes regularly in the dental press and is a member of the editorial advisory board of “The Dentist” magazine He has authored and co-authored several textbooks, and has been closely involved with a number of CD-ROM based training manuals for GDP’s. He lectures widely throughout the UK and overseas. Raj is well known as an inspirational speaker, with a finger on the national pulse of where we are all heading in these times of change. COURSE DETAILS: AM session The Patient as consumer o Dentistry – a product or service industry? o Understanding the patient experience o Effective communication techniques o Patient Choice - Private vs NHS treatment options PM session The Business of Dentistry o The ethical base for the business of dentistry o Price and Value o Fee setting – general principles o Business Growth o A Glimpse into the future
  • 4. Chester Study Days January – July 2008 STUDY DAY 22 Wednesday 6 February 2008 JOINT DAY WITH WARRINGTON MEET 9.00 am at the BDA Travel & Accommodation to be arranged by VDPs Travel down Tuesday evening VENUE: (AM) General Dental Council, 37 Wimpole Street, London, W1M 8DQ (PM) British Dental Association, 64 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 8YS AM: GDC Visit The closest mainline station is Marylebone, and the BDA is near to the tube station at Bond Street for the Jubilee and Central lines, Oxford Circus for the Victoria, Central and Bakerloo lines and Baker Street for Jubilee and Bakerloo lines. Major bus routes pass through Oxford Street - numbers 73 and 8 for Victoria and numbers 23, 12, 13 amongst others for Charing Cross. (continued next page)
  • 5. Chester Study Days January – July 2008 PM: BDA Visit ** PLEASE NOTE ADDRESS IS 64 WIMPOLE STREET ** Educational aims and objectives: VDPs will have the opportunity to witness a “Fitness to Practice” case at first hand, and gain an understanding of the circumstances that can turn a complaint into a suspension or erasure. Proposed learning outcomes: An insight into the procedures that the GDC adopts to maintain standards within the profession.
  • 6. Chester Study Days January – July 2008 STUDY DAY 23 Thursday 7 February 2008 JOINT DAY WITH WARRINGTON Travel & Accommodation to be arranged by VDPs VENUE: All day: Faculty of General Dental Practice, The Royal College of Surgeons, 35-43 Lincoln’s Inn fields, London WC2A 3PE VT Open Day Programme 9.15a.m. Registration Inner Hall Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) Vandervell 9.45a.m. Lecture Theatre Richard Hayward, Dean What FGDP(UK) membership has to offer the VT Russ Ladwa (Career Pathway) Sharon Drake (education, DwSIs) Vandervell 10.00a.m. Jacqueline Fowler (membership, benefits) Lecture Theatre Charlotte Worker (publications) Simon Chaplin, Curator & Keeper of the College Collections 11.15a.m. Morning Coffee Edward Lumley Hall
  • 7. Chester Study Days January – July 2008 11.45a.m MJDF examination Vandervell . Lecture Theatre Peter Thornley (exam/undertaking the coursework module) A N Other (young MFGDP graduate) Lunch, networking and opportunity to visit the Hunterian Museum, College 12.45p.m. Library & Lumley Study Centre Edward Lumley Hall MJDF examination St John Crean (educational support) Vandervell 1.45p.m. Thalia Knight (support from Library/e- Lecture Theatre resources) ‘Career’ address Vandervell 2.15p.m. Speaker to be confirmed Lecture Theatre 3.15p.m. Afternoon tea Edward Lumley Hall Keynote address Vandervell 3.45p.m. Professor Richard Ibbetson Lecture Theatre 5.00p.m. Close
  • 8. Chester Study Days January – July 2008 STUDY DAY 24 Friday 8 February 2008 VENUE: Chester University - Faculty of Health & Social Care -- Room 123/1 9.00am: Registration 9.30am: Review and problem solving session ALL DAY: TOPIC: Hitch Hikers Guide to Composites Speaker: Dr Peter Smyth COURSE DETAILS: Peter Smyth is a teacher on the Paul Tipton’s prosthodontic course and has an in depth knowledge of all aspects of modern aesthetic dentistry. He has many years’ experience of NHS, private practice and hospital dentistry and a Master’s degree in fixed and removable prosthetics. His interests include all aspects of restorative and prosthetic dentistry, dental trauma, endodontics, bridgework, cosmetic dentistry, dentures, dental implants and TN joint problems. Educational Aims & Objectives: This whole day course will look in depth at the subject of composites. It will involve a considerable amount of interaction between speaker and VDPs. Learning Outcomes:. The course will allow VDPs the ability to assess and try hands-on the latest developments in techniques and materials being used to provide aesthetic and long lasting restorations.
  • 9. Chester Study Days January – July 2008 STUDY DAY 25 Wednesday 19th March 2008 JOINT DAY WITH FAZAKERLEY VENUE: The University of Manchester School of Dentistry – Clinical Skills Facility 9:00 am: Registration All Day TOPIC: Hands - On Restorative Dentistry Speakers: Dr Julian Satterthwaite Director of CPD & Programme Director – MSc Prosthodontics Lecturer /Hon. Consultant in Restorative Dentistry Dr Damian O'Connor Clinical Teaching Fellow / VT Trainer – Chester Scheme SUMMARY OF SUGGESTED EXERCISES:- PORCELAIN VENEERS, RESIN BONDED CROWNS, ONLAYS, METALLO-CERAMIC CROWNS, CUSTOM TEMPORARY FULL GOLD CROWN, THREE-QUARTER GOLD CROWN Educational Aims & Objectives: To impart an understanding of: • The indications and contraindications for the prescription of indirect restorations. • The principles involved in individual preparations for indirect restorations and the clinical stages and materials involved in the provision of such. Proposed Learning Outcomes: To set operative technique exercises to allow the acquisition of the practical skills necessary to: • Carry out the preparation of anterior and posterior teeth for indirect restorations safely in the mouth. • Carry out the preparation of teeth for veneers, crowns, inlays and onlays and other indirect restorations. • Be able to construct provisional restorations. • Perform the procedures listed above and relate the preparations to basic principles.
  • 10. Chester Study Days January – July 2008 STUDY DAY 26 Friday 18 April 2008 VENUE: Chester University - Faculty of Health & Social Care – Room 123/1 9:00 am: Registration 9:30 am: Review and problem solving session AM: TOPIC: Finance – (Part 2) – The Business of Dentistry Speaker: Ms Sara Parrott COURSE DETAILS: Introduction, Record Keeping, Accounts, The Inland Revenue and Paying Tax, Questions and Answers. Educational Aims & Objectives: The session will look and give consideration to all aspects of the business of dentistry. Proposed Learning Outcomes: VDPs will gain an understanding of the business of dentistry in its many forms and should be able to recognise the pitfalls and advantages of independent principal status. PM: TOPIC: Radiography (Key skills 6) Speaker: Dr Ravi Singh & Dr David Sparke COURSE DETAILS: Modern primary care dental radiology as set out in the syllabus for key skills 6. Educational Aims & Objectives: The session will give VDPs an understanding of the principles of dental radiography. Proposed Learning Outcomes: To enable the VDP to have the resources to complete the portfolio in Key Skills Area 6.
  • 11. Chester Study Days January – July 2008 STUDY DAY 27 Tuesday 22 April 2008 JOINT DAY WITH FAZAKERLEY VDPs only [No Trainers] VENUE: Clinical Sciences Building, Aintree Hospital 9:00 am: Registration 9:30 am: Review and problem solving session ALL DAY: TOPIC: Medical Emergencies (Part 2) Speakers: Colette Balmer & Lesley Longman COURSE DETAILS: Practical hands on management of medical emergencies and emergency drugs Update on current legislation Educational Aims & Objectives: Current guidelines, Current legislation, Use of drugs -when and how, CPR update and Introduction to ALS. Learning Outcomes: Learn how to prepare your team for common emergencies, Be familiar with preparing and using emergency drugs, Be familiar with some aspects of ALS and Know where to find suitable courses to advance to this level.
  • 12. Chester Study Days January – July 2008 STUDY DAY 28 Friday 2 May 2008 JOINT DAY WITH CLATTERBRIDGE, FAZAKERLEY & WARRINGTON VENUE: Manchester Central Convention Complex (formerly GMEX) 9:00 am: Registration All Day TOPIC: BDA Conference Speakers: Various Course Details: This year the theme for the conference programme is:- Strategies for Success: You and your Team. World class athlete Roger Black will deliver the keynote presentation and will share his inspiring experiences, motivating the audience to become more successful both as an individual and as a member of a team. Ronald Jackson from Middleburg, Virginia, USA is the main clinical speaker. Dr Jackson will focus on material selection and techniques, covering topics such as indirect restorations- both ceramic and resin, in particular aesthetic inlays, onlays and metal-free crowns. There will also be presentations from: • Dentist and personal and business coach, Simon Hocken alongside Clare McNamara, Managing Director of Move Ahead, looking at team and personal development • TV body language expert Judi James, renowned for her entertaining presentations will review workplace relations • Melonie Prebble, Head of Hygiene at Senova Dental Studios will explore the management of the patient’s journey Educational Aims & Objectives: To experience a major Dental Conference and attend appropriate lectures Proposed Learning Outcomes: Have horizons broadened
  • 13. Chester Study Days January – July 2008 STUDY DAY 29 Friday 16 May 2008 VENUE: Own practices ALL DAY: TOPIC: Key Skills / Clinical Audit Update To correlate and put together remaining paperwork
  • 14. Chester Study Days January – July 2008 STUDY DAY 30 Friday 6 June 2008 JOINT DAY WITH WARRINGTON & CLATTERBRIDGE VDPs Only VENUE: Halton PGMC 9:00 am: Registration 9:30 am: Review and problem solving session COURSE DETAILS: AM:- NHS Benefits – Finding your way through the maze Speaker: Mr Michael Murphy - Dental Financial Consultant Wesleyan Medical Sickness This course aims to highlight features of the NHS Benefits package that are available. Topics covered will include: • NHS Pension Scheme • Income Protection • Critical Illness Retirement planning A Financial Consultant from Wesleyan Medical Sickness will explain these benefits in detail and answer all your questions. PM:- Legal Aspects of Clinical Practice Speaker: Ms Lindsey McCulloch Keogh's Commercial Solicitors A solicitor from Keogh’s will cover topics from a legal perspective such as: • Employment Law • Partnership agreements • The agreement between Principal and Associate etc. Educational Aims & Objectives: Be aware of how the NHS pension operates. Be aware of how the law operates Proposed Learning Outcomes: Be able to plan for retirement. Be able to cope with the legalities of purchasing a practice.
  • 15. Chester Study Days January – July 2008 STUDY DAY 31 Friday 20 June 2008 ALL TRAINERS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND VENUE: Chester University School of Health & Social Care -- Room 123/1 9:00 am: Registration A.M. TOPIC: Key Skills / Clinical Audit Presentations Exit Interviews - The Dean During the morning Dr Brian Grieveson, Postgraduate Dental Dean will interview each VDP. You will be required to have your PDP with you, fully completed and up to date. COURSE DETAILS: VDPs will present to their peers:- • Clinical Audit or • Subject from the Key Skills disc P.M. TOPIC: Mini OSCEs Speakers: VT Trainers
  • 16. Chester Study Days January – July 2008 STUDY DAY 32 Thursday 3rd July 2008 JOINT DAY WITH CLATTERBRIDGE, FAZAKERLEY & WARRINGTON ALL TRAINERS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND VENUE: Thornton Hall Hotel, Neston Road, Thornton Hough, Wirral CH63 1JF ALL DAY: 9:00 am REGISTRATION AND COFFEE 9:30 am Audit and Key Skills On this day the two audits/case studies chosen from each course will be presented to the whole group. 1:30 pm LUNCH 2:30 pm Presentation of the VT Certificates 4:00 pm CLOSE