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									Directorate of Multiprofessional Dental Education

VOCATIONAL TRAINING IN GENERAL DENTAL PRACTICE

TYNESIDE SCHEME

STUDY DAY PROGRAMME 2 August 2007 to 6 December 2007

There is something I don’t know that I am supposed to know, I don’t know what it is I don’t know, and yet I am supposed to know, and I feel I look stupid If I seem both not to know it and not know what it is I don’t know. Therefore I pretend I know it. This is nerve-racking since I don’t know what it is I must pretend to know. Therefore I pretend to know everything. I feel you know what I am supposed to know but you can not tell me what it is because you don’t know that I don’t know what it is. You may know what I don’t know, but not that I don’t know it, and I can’t tell you. So you will have to tell me everything.

From Knots By R. D. Laing

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES OF VOCATIONAL TRAINING FOR THE GENERAL DENTAL SERVICES

Aims The aims of vocational training in General Dental Practice are to meet the needs of unsupervised general dental practice by developing the clinical skills learned as an undergraduate and teaching administrative and practice management skills to promote high ethical standards and quality care for patients. The aims are achieved by:      introducing the VDP to general dental practice; identifying personal strengths and weaknesses, and balancing them through a planned programme of training; enabling the trainee to practise and improve skills free from undue financial pressure; promoting the implementation of peer-and self-review; establishing the need for professional education, training and audit as a continuing process.

Objectives The objective of vocational training is that the VDP should be eligible to practise unsupervised in NHS Primary Dental Care services. By the end of the training period the VDP should be able to:          demonstrate the clinical skills, knowledge and values relevant to the work of a GDS/PDS performer; demonstrate the necessary knowledge and skills for the organisation and management of successful practice; manage the psychological aspects of patient care; work successfully as a member of the practice team: make competent and confident professional decisions with an awareness of personal strengths and weaknesses, including the need to refer when appropriate; demonstrate that he or she is working within the relevant guidelines regarding ethics and confidentiality of general dental practice; implement regulations and guidelines for the delivery of safe practice; know how to draw on the wide range of advice and support available to general dental practitioners; demonstrate that he or she understands that continuing professional development should be a lifelong commitment.

GUIDELINES I Professional Development Portfolio This must be kept up to date at all times and in order that the VT Trainer and VT Advisor can add timely comments. Problem Solving An essential component of a vocational dental practitioner’s practice life should be the opportunity to discuss any problems with their Trainer or Vocational Training Advisor. During the year there will be formal sessions of problem solving as indicated in the programme. Problems of a confidential nature can be discussed with the Vocational Training Advisor in his office on these study days, or by telephone if the problem is of an urgent nature. Dress It is not always possible to offer advice covering every occasion, except to say that style of dress should be appropriate for a professional person and the setting. Informality is generally welcome, but jeans, tee-shirt and trainers are rarely appropriate dress for the course. Punctuality All study days start at 9.00 am unless otherwise stated. Allow plenty of time for parking. Afternoon sessions usually start at 1.30 pm. Certification Please note the attendance on study days is obligatory for Vocational Dental Practitioners. Medical certificates are required for absence through illness. The VT Advisor should be notified as soon as possible of absence through illness or other problem. Trainers Trainers are most welcome to attend the study day course at any time, end of term assessment sessions are mandatory. In addition trainers should attend one Trainer meeting each term. Please liaise with the VT Advisor if you wish to attend hands-on courses which may be of limited capacity. Active participation in the study days and the wider scheme is encouraged. Trainers are welcome to teach or facilitate at study day sessions, and a 'buddy system' is in place so that VDPs can access advice from a named trainer when their own trainer may be unavailable e.g. during holidays. Assessment VDPs will be expected to undertake the following assessments during the course of their training contract  40 DOPS (Direct Observation of Procedural Skills), 16 to be done by end of November, 13 to be done during December - February and 11 to be done during March – May  2 rounds of PSQ (Patient Satisfaction Questionnaires) in October and March, 20 successfully completed PSQs will be required in each round  7 Key Skills Portfolio and either a Clinical Audit or Case Report all to MFGDP standard. Regulations available at http://www.fgdp.org.uk/pdf/mfgdp_regs.pdf Training will be given at the introductory day on the 2 nd August 2007 at Samsung Conference Centre, Teesside. The VT Advisor will review progress on assessment on Thursday 25 October 2007. Evaluation Throughout the course trainers and VDPs will be asked to evaluate the training by completion of questionnaires. This is an important component which ensures that the course has been appropriate to your needs, and we value your co-operation with this process. The summarised evaluations are considered by the VT Advisors in curriculum planning, and are sent to the tutor/lecturer concerned so they are aware of how their course was received.

GUIDELINES II Finance VDPs will be expected to attend all study days in the programme, some of which will be away from the region. They will be responsible for their own travel and subsistence costs. A sum of money will be held by the Deanery and this will be used to subsidise the costs of major events e.g. the Introductory Conference at Low Wood and other study days where overnight accommodation is needed. VDPs and trainers must be aware this will not cover the entire costs and additional contributions will be necessary. VDPs and trainers will be advised of these costs from time to time.

Tea and coffee at Study Days There will be tea and coffee will be available to purchase from the dental school refectory.

STUDY DAY PROGRAMME FOR THE TYNESIDE GROUP OF THE NORTHERN REGION VOCATIONAL TRAINING SCHEME IN GENERAL DENTAL PRACTICE

Study days are mainly based at: D502 Dental School University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Vocational Training Advisor and Course Organiser Richard Ablett Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Dentistry University of Newcastle upon Tyne 10-12 Framlington Place NE2 4AB Mobile: Email: Work 07920 884162 r.c.ablett@ncl.ac.uk 0191 456 2567

VT/GPT Co-ordinator (acting) Julie A Ewing Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Dentistry University of Newcastle upon Tyne 10-12 Framlington Place NE2 4AB Tel: Fax: Email: (0191) 222 7908 (0191) 232 3657 j.a.ewing@ncl.ac.uk

VDP PERSONAL INFORMATION (Please complete and hand in to Advisor on the first study day) ……………………………………………………….. ……………………………………………………….. ……………………………………………………….. ……………………………………………………….. ……………………………………………………….. Practice Telephone ……………………………………………………….. ……………………………………………………….. ……………………………………………………….. ……………………………………………………….. Home telephone Mobile telephone Email address ……………………………………………………….. ……………………………………………………….. ……………………………………………………….. Yes/No Yes/No Graduation date …………………………. GDC registration number…………………

Name Trainer/s

Practice Address

Home address

Do you check this at least twice a week? Do you drive to study days? Dental School ………………………………… Other degrees …………………………………

To assist with rooming lists for residential courses, please state who you would prefer to share a room with:a. b. If Tyneside scheme only If all schemes present ……………………………………………………….. ………………………………………………………..

Do you have any special dietary requirements?

Yes/No

(if Yes, please give details below)

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Do you have any holidays or family/personal commitments which clash with any advance dates in this programme?

Yes/No

(if Yes, please give details below)

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CUMBRIA SCHEME ADVISOR – JOHN ASHMAN Mr Rob Broad Cleator Moor Dental Practice 74/75 High Street Cleator Moor Cumbria CA25 5BL Tel: 01946 Email: rbroad2013@aol.com VDP Claire Keeble Mr Martin Montgomery 9 Victoria Road Penrith Cumbria CA11 8HT Tel: 01768 862009 Email: monttirril@hotmail.com VDP Louise Robinson Mr Malcolm Ellis Oasis Dental Care 69 Cockton Hill Road Bishop Auckland DL14 6HS Tel: 01388 603164 Email: bishopauckland@oasisdentalcare VDP: Asam Ahmed Mr James Fotheringham Market Place Dental Surgery Market Place Brampton Cumbria CA8 1RW Tel: 016977 3015 Email: goodteeth@jfotheringham.com VDP Sai Keethri Sundar Mr Steve Brown West Auckland Dental Practice 16 Front Street West Auckland DH14 9HW Tel: 01388 833899 Email: westauckland@btconnect.com VDP Andrew Berwick Ms Alison Tweedie Chandlers Lane Dental Practice 52 Front Street Brampton CA8 1NT Tel: 016977 2127 Email: ali.tweedie@btinternet.com VDP Rachael Harrison Mrs Phillipa Dodd Half Moon Lane Wigton Cumbria CA7 9BF Tel: 016973 45799 Email: phillipavara@aol.com VDP Victoria Pelham Mr Martin Burgess / Mr Russell Smith Ferryhill Dental Health Centre 2 Durham Road Ferryhill County Durham DL17 8LG Tel: 01740 651124 Email: burgesshyder@aol.com VDP Lisa Cotton Ms Mandy Rose The Castle Dental Practice 39 Galgate Barnard Castle DL12 8EJ Tel: 01833 631140 Email: castledental@rapidial.co.uk VDP Alison Vickers Mr Stuart Aynsley Ferryhill Dental Health Centre 2 Durham Road Ferryhill County Durham DL17 8LG 01740 651124 Email: burgesshyder@aol.com VDP Fiona McKeag Mr Swaminathan Jeyarajan Aycliffe Dental Practice 2 Faulkner Road Newton Aycliffe, County Durham DL5 4NW Tel: 01325 352 520 Email: jeyarajan@tiscali.co.uk VDP Siama Sitar Mr Andrew Rigby / Mrs Belinda Rigby 57 Kirkgate Cockermouth Cumbria CA13 9PH Tel: 01900 823 467 Email: enquire@rigbydental.co.uk VDP Anna Prytherch

TEESSIDE SCHEME ADVISOR – ROB LEMMON Ms Helen Almond / Ms Helen Smith 9 Norfolk Place Berwick Hills Middlesbrough Cleveland TS3 7PB Tel: 01642 248938 Email: bhnp@btconnect.com VDP Mili Mohan Mrs Fiona Beaty / Mr Brian Johnson 25/27 Roseberry Square Redcar Cleveland TS10 4EN Tel: 01642 490673 Email: family.dentalpractice@btopenworld.com VDP Anthony Quinn Mr Charlie Daniels 61 Roman Road Linthorpe Middlesbrough TS5 5PH Tel: 01642 817270 Email: charliedaniels1@btinternet.com VDP Emma Robinson Mr Ian Gordon 1 Highcliff View Guisborough North Yorks TS14 6AJ Tel: 01287 634999 Email: benlwild@aol.com VDP Tamzin Parker Mr Ben Wild 13 Station Road Eaglescliffe TS16 0BU Tel: 01642 790 540 Email: paddy@jonesfamily3.wannadoo.co.uk VDP Louise Ormondroyd Mr Paddy Jones / Mr Pete Ivin Ormsby Dental Practice 4 Cargo Fleet Lane Ormesby Middlesbrough TS3 0LW Tel: 01642 315199 Email: mike@parkavenuedentalpractice.co.uk VDP Kathryn Williamson Mr Mike Barnett / Mr Mike Pearson Park Avenue Dental Practice 15 Park Avenue Redcar Cleveland TS10 3LA Tel: 01642 477000 Email: mike@parkavenuedentalpractice.co.uk VDP Ms Linda Powell 131 Acklam Road Middlesbrough Cleveland TS10 5HR Tel: 01642 850 011 Email: email@osgodby-dental.co.uk VDP Rajani Bhattarai Mr David Malpass 3 Middleton Lane Middleton-St-George Darlington DL2 1BW Tel: 01325 333 336 Email: msgdental@hotmail.com VDP Katherine Forde Dr Philip Magson Magson & Associates 226 Linthorpe Road Middlesbrough TS1 3QW Tel: 01642 247 075 Email: dr.phil.magson@talk21.com VDP Omar Abid Mr Nick Smith Smith and Associates 223 Stockton Road Hartlepool TS25 1RR Tel: 0191 284 6506 Email: karenread@smith-associates.co.uk VDP Leah Jamieson Mr Andrew Hide Avante Dental Care Lysander House Falcom Court Stockton-on-Tees TS18 3NJ Tel: 01642 676 793 Email: andrew.hide@onyxnet.co.uk VDP Jessica Morley

TYNESIDE SCHEME ADVISOR – RICHARD ABLETT

Mr Alan Beddis & Mrs Jane Ford 3 Grainger Park Road Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 8DP Tel: 0191 273 9635 Email: ajbeddis@aol.com / a.j.ford@ncl.ac.uk VDP Misbah Shahid Mrs Alison Brett and Miss Helen Cheney 32 Woodhorn Road Ashington Northumberland NE63 9SE Tel: 01670 855 550 Email: alix2@msn.com VDP Christopher Leech Dr Paul Cowie 572 Welbeck Road Walker Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 3AB Tel: 0191 2655590 Email: paulcowie@zoom.co.uk VDP Helen Stancliffe Mr Richard Fretwell / Mrs Josie Fretwell 3 The Square Guidepost NE62 5BZ Tel: 01670 825 393 Email: Richard@guidepostdental.co.uk VDP Laura Gibbs Mr Keith Gustafson and Miss Emma Lakin 48 Roxborough Terrace Whitley Bay NE26 1DS Tel: 0191 251 9680 Email:whitleydentalclinic@wwmail.co.uk VDP James Bough Mrs Shakiela Hyder Ramshaw & Silver 50 John Street Sunderland SR1 1QH Tel: 0191 567 2604 Email: shakiela@shakielahyder.wanadoo.co.uk VDP Jenny Kilgour Mr Stuart McKenzie Brunswick Dental Practice Darrell Street Brunswick Village Newcastle upon Tyne NE13 7DS Tel: 0191 236 8191 Email: stuartmckenzie321@hotmail.com VDP Matthew Smart

Mr Sanjeeb Nepali 177 Medomsley Road Consett DH8 5HU Tel: 01207 502672 Email: info@nepali.freeserve.co.uk VDP Rebecca Tyson Mr Karl Nightingale Watch Dental Clinic 2 Redesdale Avenue Newcastle NE3 3PP Tel: 0191 285 8836 Email: dentist@watchdental.co.uk VDP Vikram Nirula Mr Gairn Reid 11 Salters Road Gosforth Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 1DH Tel: 0191 285 1323 Email: gairnclaire@tesco.net VDP Emma Louise Hughes Mr James Robinson & Mr Gavin Venchard 44 Acorn Road Jesmond Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 2DJ Tel: 0191 281 4444 Email: gv@acorndentist.co.uk VDP Natasha Shallcross Mr Duncan Thomas Northumbria Dental Care Ltd 9 Bede Stret Amble Northumberland NE6 0EA Tel: 01665 710 678 Email: dwthomas@ambledental.co.uk VDP Pooja Jassal Mr Andrew Widdrington Hebburn Dental Clinic 4 Park Road Hebburn Tyne and Wear NE31 2UL Tel: 0191 483 2509 Email: andywidd14@hotmail.com VDP John Preston Mr Jeremy Butterworth Garden Lodge Dental Practice Greenwell Road, Alnwick NE66 1HB Tel: 01665 604 580 Email:jv.butterworth@virgin.net VDP Atif Ali Jaweed

WEARSIDE SCHEME ADVISOR – VALERIE SILVER

Mrs Melanie Bennison / Mr Ian Davies Bennisons Dental Practice 6 Grange Road West Jarrow Tyne & Wear NE32 3JA Tel: 0191 430 0207 Email: andrewbennison@btinternet.com VDP Anitha Saravan Mr Mark Burton / Mr Ben Towndrow The Green Dental Surgery 44D The Green Southwick Sunderland SR5 2HY Tel: 0191 548 5809 Email: Mark.Burton@sundentist.nhs.uk VDP Philip Woods Mr David Edwardson Dean Road Dental Practice 78 Dean Road South Shields Tyne & Wear NE33 4AR Tel: 0191 455 4800 Email: david.edwardson@ncl.ac.uk VDP David Heads Ms Julia Smith / Andrew Pepperday 16-22 Westoe Road South Shields Tyne & Wear NE33 4LZ Tel: 0191 456 2567 Email: andrewpepperday@btconnect.com VDP Padmaja Panditi Mr Malcolm Bond / Mr Philip Walberg 299 Albert Road Jarrow Tyne & Wear NE32 5HU Tel: 0191 489 3066 Email: pwalberg@btinternet.com VDP Amber Hussain Mr Keith McClean Sunderland Road Dental Practice 265 Sunderland Road South Shields Tyne & Wear NE34 6AL Tel: 0191 455 5074 Email: dentistdes@postmaster.co.uk VDP Christopher Hanford

Mr Andrew Corry / Mr Andrew Fletcher Select Dental Care 127 Borough Road Middlesbrough Cleveland TS1 3AN Tel: 01642 246 280 Email: select.dental@ntlbusiness.com VDP Rachael Bussell Mr Pat Kilker Church View Dental Practice 54 High Street Easington Lane Houghton-le-Spring DH5 0JN Tel: 07740 652 019 Email: patkilker@hotmail.com VDP Simon Gallagher Mrs Jacqui Doran 180 Chester Road Sunderland Tyne & Wear SR4 7EY Tel: 0191 510 8686 Email@ dorandental@hotmail.com VDP Parul Nalviya

Mr Paul Ridgway / Mr Paul McGuirk 17 South Burns Chester-le-Street County Durham DH1 3EZ Tel: 0191 388 2939 Email: VDP Justine Mason Mr Sanjeeb Bedi 14 Front Street Washington Tyne & Wear NE37 2BA Tel: 0191 416 0403 Email: sanjbedi@yahoo.co.uk VDP Samuel Torr Helen Dugan Dean Road Dental Practice 78 Dean Road South Shields Tyne & Wear NE33 4AR Tel: 0191 4554800 Email: reminders@happysmiles.org.uk VDP Wendy Matthews

GPT SCHEME 11 ADVISOR JAMES FOSTER

Mr Martin Anderson/ Dr Richard Coates Wessington Way Dental Practice Hylton Park Road Sunderland SR5 3XQ Tel: 0191 549 8888 Email: wessingtonway@hotmail.com GPTTs Lauren Braunston Simon Stone

Mr Martin Dyer/ Mr Shiv Parbary Lesbury Dental Practice 46 Lesbury Road Heaton Newcastle NE6 5LB Tel: 0191 265 9783 Email: martindyer@yahoo.co.uk GPTTs Claire Banton Christina Nelson

Mr Allen Branley 1A The Dental Practice 74 Fowler Street South Shields Tyne & Wear NE33 1PD Tel: 0191 427 1030 Email: allen.branley@btconnect.com GPTTs Rebecca Thorpe Simon Watkinson

Mr Alistair Robson 1 Park View Sunderland Road Felling Gateshead NE10 9ND Tel: 0191 469 2228 Email: airobson@aol.com GPTTs Jennifer Berry Emily Rippon

Mr Sanjay Chopra 1 Whickham View Benwell Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 6TB Tel: 0191 228 0082 Email: neena.chopra@virgin.net GPTTs Katie Henry Helen Wood

Mr Simon Wilkinson / Mr Tom Stone Station Road Dental Pratice 15-17 Station Road Hebburn NE31 1LA Tel: 0191 430 1375 Email:simon.wilkinson15@virgin.co.uk GPTTs Peter Germain Neal Heaher

GPT SCHEME 12 ADVISOR – JAMES FOSTER

Mrs Lesley Cave Kingswalk Dental Practice Barras Buildings Claremont Road Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU Tel No: 0191 222 0725 email: kingswalk.dentist@ncl.ac.uk GPTTs Thomas Smithard Suzanne Westley

Mr Andrew Harding Flat 18 Denton Park Centre West Denton Way Newcastle upon Tyne NE5 2QZ Tel No: 0191 267 8571 email: amharding.bds@btopenworld.com GPTTs Alexandra Thompson Helen Marshall

Mr Tom Robson and Mr Craig Harrington 6-8 Front Street Consett Co Durham DH8 5AQ Tel No: 01207 503 753 email: t.j.robson@btinternet.com GPTTs Sarah Hetherington Amy Packer

Mr Asmed Nojib / Mr Lee Nightingale Verne Road Dental Practice 37-39 Verne Road North Shields NE29 7LS Tel No: 0191 258 4317 email: vernedental@hotmail.com GPTTs Yi Kwan Loo Michelle Naylor

Mr Paul Blaylock and Mr Matt Gill Sunderland Road Dental Practice 265 Sunderland Road South Shields Tyne & Wear NE34 6AL Tel No : 0191 455 5074 email: matthew.gill@virgin.net pdblaylock@hotmail.com GPTTs Andrew Gemmell Sarah Mitchell

Mr Brian Clasper Fairfield Dental Practice 6a Rimswell Parade Stockton on Tees TS19 7LB Tel: 01642 581 688 email: brianclasper@aol.com GPTTs Rachel Little Lee McMahon

Tyneside Vocational Training Scheme

Day 1

Thursday 2 August 2007

Joint Scheme Induction Day

Samsung, Teesside

Day 2

Thursday 9 August 2007

Scheme Introduction (am) Introduction to 7 Key Skills (pm)

D502, Dental School

Days 3, 4 and 5

Thursday 6 September 2007 Friday 7 September 2007 Saturday 8 September 2007

Vocational Training Conference All Trainers to attend

Low Wood Hotel, Windermere

Day 6

Thursday 13 September 2007

Child Protection (am) The role of the PCT (am) Problem Solving (pm) The Dentist and the Back

D502, Dental School Hands-on Lab 5th Floor Dental School D502, Dental School (am) Net Skills Training Suite (pm) D502, Dental School Bedlington

Day 7

Thursday 20 September 2007

Day 8

Thursday 27 September 2007

Finance 1 (am) IT and ECDL(pm)

Day 9

Thursday 4 October 2007

Treatment Planning

Day 10

Thursday 18 October 2007

Laboratory Visit

Day 11

Thursday 25 October 2007

Dental Public Health (am) 7KS, project, audit and assessment review Cross-Infection control (pm)

D502, Dental School

Day 12

Saturday 3 November 2007

Annual Symposium

Marriott Gosforth Park Hotel London

Days 13 and 14

Tuesday 20 November and Wednesday 21 November 2007

Dental Protection General Dental Council British Dental Association Royal College of Surgeons Communication Skills

Day 15

Thursday 29 November 2007

D502, Dental School

Day 16

Thursday 6 December 2007

End of Term Study Day All Trainers to attend (am)

Beehive Room (Old Library Building)

Day 1 Venue: Title: Speakers:

All day

Date:

Thursday 2 August 2007

Samsung Conference Centre, Wynyard, Billingham TS22 5SS Northern Deanery VT Induction Day Mr Malcolm Smith Mr Graham Orr Mr Richard Ablett Mrs Valerie Silver Mr John Ashman Mr Rob Lemmon Mr James Foster Postgraduate Dental Dean (Acting) Regional VT Advisor Tyneside VT Advisor Wearside VT Advisor Cumbria VT Advisor Teesside VT Advisor VT Advisor to GPT Schemes

CPD Hours: 6 Aims:    

To welcome VDPs and GPTTs to training in the Northern Deanery To outline key relationships and responsibilities To train VDPs and GPTTs in assessment methods used in the Deanery To refer to some competencies in the Professionalism Domain

Essential Content:  VT in relation to Primary Care Trusts  Dento-legal aspects of VT  The Professional Development Portfolio  Assessment methods 7 Key Skills, Clinical Audit and Case Reports Direct Observation of Procedural Skills (DOPS) Patient Satisfaction Questionnaire (PSQ) Teaching/Learning Method:    Lectures Discussion Group work

Expected Learning Outcomes: Participants will be able to:  Describe essential features of the relationship between PCTs and VT  Describe correct use of the self-assessment and professional development planning tools in the ePDP  Describe the various assessment methods used in the Deanery and outline how they will meet the course requirements  Give a detailed account of their role in the DOPS process  Give an overview of professional liability and how this impacts on their practising lives

A detailed programme will be distributed on the day Directions may be found at the link below
http://www.cih.org/documents/events/digitalswitchoverdirectionsjuly.pdf

ePDP: Initial Training Agreement must be completed.

Day 2 Venue: Title: Speakers: CPD Hours: Aims:    

Morning D502, Dental School Introduction Day Mr Richard Ablett, Tyneside VT Advisor 3

Date: Thursday 9 August 2007

To welcome the group together To introduce the programme, aims and guidelines To discuss any early problems Reference Professionalism Domain, Major Competencies of Self and Ethics.

Essential Content:  Welcome  The structure of, and personalities involved in VT in ‘the Great North’  The PDP, VT project, tutorials, study day programme  Problem Solving

Teaching/Learning Method:    Group discussion Presentation Interactive Workshop

Expected Learning Outcomes: Participants will be able to:       Give an account of the value of their own group as a resource in training and CPD Determine their own learning needs for a short course and an extended programme of learning Have the necessary skills to find the information needed to set about achieving successful completion of the VT year Describe each of the main elements of the support network available to them Carry out an immediate reflection on a short course and know how this might be used to direct their future learning needs Describe their obligations in completing PDP and project work, and how they will be assessed

Programme: 9.00 am 12.00 pm Start Finish

Day 2 Venue: Title: Speaker: CPD Hours:

Afternoon D502, Dental School Seven Key Skills Paul Cowie, VT Trainer (Tyneside Scheme) 3

Date:

Thursday 9 August 2007

Aim:   To ensure VDPs and Trainers are able to complete the Seven Key Skills Portfolio Reference Clinical, Professionalism, Management & Leadership and Communication Domains, multiple Major Competencies will be covered.

Essential Content:  The Seven Key Skills Portfolio

Teaching/Learning Method:    Presentations Discussion Small group activity

Expected Learning Outcomes: Participants will be able to:   Describe what evidence will be needed in support of the portfolio Draw up an action plan to complete the Seven Key Skills during the VT year

Programme: 2.00 pm 5.00 pm Start Finish

Notes:  This session may be of use to Trainers who have not been involved with the Seven Key Skills Portfolio before.

Days 3, 4 and 5 Venue: Title: Speakers: CPD Hours:

5 Sessions

Date:

Thursday 6 to Saturday 8 September 2007

Low Wood Hotel, Windermere, Cumbria Northern Region Introductory Conference Various 12 hours

Aims: The Conference aims to foster team spirit at all levels in Vocational Training and allow participants to develop their goals for the year ahead. Participants will have plenty of opportunity to interact with colleagues in VT, will participate in activity where teamwork is paramount, and discuss issues of direct relevance to their practising lives. The Conference will:     Allow networking with colleagues in VT across the region. Engender a common sense of potential achievement for the coming year. Give the opportunity to develop relationships within training practices and schemes. Reference Professionalism, Management & Leadership and Communication Domains, multiple Major Competencies will be covered.

Expected Learning Outcomes: Participants will be able to:     Formulate action plans for the term ahead Update their Personal Development Plan to take account of learning needs that have been identified during the Conference Describe the importance and value of teamwork in the successful completion of vocational training Start to develop their own support network

Teaching/Learning Method:  Small workshop teaching, lecture, outdoor teambuilding activity, social events.

A full programme and briefing for this event will be sent separately. The Conference starts on Thursday 10.30am and will conclude on Saturday Lunchtime Attendance by all Trainers and Vocational Dental Practitioners is obligatory. The hotel is of a high standard and in a beautiful setting overlooking the lake. There is a sports complex and swimming pool, and some limited time will be made available for recreation. Part of the programme is outdoors. The climate in Cumbria in September can be variable, and you must come prepared with warm, waterproof clothing, and in particular, boots. A small rucksack and a thermos flask are also advisable. Tel No: Low Wood Hotel 015394 33338 The Hotel is very easy to find, on the road from Windermere to Ambleside (A591).

Day 6 Venue: Title: Speaker: CPD Hours:

Morning D502, Dental School Child Protection

Date: Thursday 13 September 2007

Jean Farrell, SouthTyneside PCT Child Protection Department 1.5

Aims:     To make VDPs aware of the signs of abuse and neglect To become aware of the local support and reporting mechanisms available To introduce available resources Reference Clinical, Major Competency Patient Examination and Diagnosis.

Teaching/Learning Method:  Presentations, workshops and group work

Expected Learning Outcomes: Participants will be able to:     Describe the signs of abuse and neglect in vulnerable groups Give an account of the local support and reporting mechanisms available Describe the resources available in child protection Describe how reporting an incident would be handled by the child protection teams.

Programme: 0915 Presentation 10.45 Coffee

Day 6 Venue: Title: Speaker: CPD hours: Aims:     

Morning D502, Dental School The Primary Care Trust David Landes, County Durham PCT 1.5

Date: Thursday 13 September 2007

To improve understanding of the role of the PCT in dentistry To become familiar with the various statutory bodies involved in dentistry To understand the concept of local commissioning in dentistry To understand the local monitoring of the new contract Reference Professionalism, Management & Leadership Domains, Major Competencies Self, Financial and Personal & Practice Organisation.

Essential Content:      The roles the PCT and SHA have in the new dental contract Local commissioning of services The financial roles of the PCT The relationship between the PCT, SHA and DPD Monitoring in the new contract

Teaching / Learning Method:  Presentations and group discussions

Expected Learning Outcomes: Participants will be able to:  Describe the role of the PCT and SHA  Describe how local commissioning of dental services is happening and how this may change  Describe how the new contract is being monitored by the PCT

Programme: 11.00 am 12.30 pm Start Finish

Day 6 Venue: Title: Speaker: CPD Hours: Aims:    

Afternoon D502 Dental School Problem Solving

Date:

Thursday 13 September 2007

Richard Ablett, VT Advisor and a number of Scheme Trainers 3

To increase skills in clinical problem solving To encourage trainer – VDP interaction in the group To highlight some benefits of problem-based learning Reference Clinical, Professionalism, Management & Leadership and Communication Domains, multiple Major Competencies will be covered.

Essential Content:  Scenarios provided by VDPs from their experience in practice

Teaching/Learning Method:  Problem-based learning

Expected Learning Outcomes: Participants will be able to :    Describe the management of several practice-related scenarios based on the outcome of group-based discussion Give an account of the value of the group as a resource in problem-solving Describe the usefulness of problem-based learning as an educational process

Programme: 1.30 pm 4.30 pm Start Finish

Notes: Pre-course work to be submitted by 6 September 2007. Each VDP is to submit a scenario which will form the basis of the session. The subject may be a purely clinical problem, either in planning or failure of management, it may be related to a communication issue, it may involve dilemmas with consent, or medical management of patients, or it may be to do with administrative issues in the practice. The more challenging the problem is the better. Please use a real problem you have encountered, and don’t discuss the way it was managed with other participants in advance of the session. The scenario should describe the key issues in a paragraph or two – again without indicating the solution which was applied. Please submit this by email, or at least in word-processed form, so that it can be duplicated for distribution on the day. Clinical problems should include any relevant information such as dental history and medical history.

Day 7 Venue: Title: Speaker: CPD Hours:

All day D502 Dental School The Dentist and the Back Richard Pilkington, GDP 6

Date: Thursday 20 September 2007

Aims & Objectives: The course sets out to inform the general dental practitioner how to self manage should they suffer with back pain currently or in the future.

Essential Content:          Epidemiology of back pain Anatomy of spine and surrounding structures History and theories of how to treat back pain Medical evaluation of back pain (triage, CSAG guidelines) Psychological impact and illness behaviour of back pain – how to cope with back pain Personal account of back pain and rehabilitation Scientific evidence to treating back pain Rehabilitation using ergonomics and pilates Reference Management & Leadership Domain, Major Competency Personal & Practice Organisation

Teaching Method:  Lecture, discussion and workstation

Workstation:      Identify your posture Identify postural problems dental practitioners are prone to Learn the principles of pilates Learn basic core stability Shown advanced segmental stability exercises for interest

Expected Learning outcomes: Participants will be able to:     Give an overview of the epidemiology of musculoskeletal problems in dentistry Describe the anatomy relevant to self management of the back and posture Describe why back care has been badly managed in the past and accounts for such a high recurrence rate Self manage their back and use improved posture to make dentistry less physically stressful

Programme: 9.00 am 5.00 pm Start Finish

Day 8 Venue: Title: Speaker: CPD Hours: Aims:   

Morning D502, Dental School Financial Planning I Ian Mellors, Independent Financial Advisor. 3

Date:

Thursday 27 September 2007

To make VDPs aware of the need for financial planning To make them aware of the products and services available, and what to avoid Reference Management & Leadership Domain, Major Competency Financial

Essential Content:    Income protection Accountancy – Taxation and NI Short and medium term financial planning

Teaching/Learning Method:   Seminar/Workshop/Group Discussions Worked Examples

Expected Learning Outcomes: Participants will be able to:     Describe the basics of loan repayment Describe income protection insurance Give an overview of the NHS Pension Scheme Choose the correct financial services for their individual needs

Programme: 9.00 am 9.15 am (with break at 11.00 am)

12.15 pm

Registration Personal & Professional Finance for VDPs Presentation, overview of financial issues, both personal and professional. The topics will be tailored to the needs of the group but can include the following: a) Mortgages b) Car Finance c) Superannuation d) NHS and private pensions e) Income Protection f) Sickness Insurance g) Practice Finance Plenary and Close

Notes:  Please bring with you a payslip, calculator, paper and pen to this session.  There will be an opportunity for you to discuss any queries or problems on financial matters.  Please see next page for further information on the programme. ePDP: 9 week assessment must be completed

VOCATIONAL DENTAL PRACTITIONERS TYNESIDE SCHEME 2007/08 Financial Planning I FINANCE, INSURANCE AND INVESTMENTS i.m.i.c – Ian Mellors Objectives of the day/year Personal Loans, Car Loans Lease Purchase, Interest Rates, A.P.R.? Making sure you make progress with repayment of debt and financial objectives Life Assurance – costs and needs, if any. Income Protection – this year and beyond. Types, rates, repayment methods, availability. Planning ahead. NHS superannuation – benefits and costs Private Practice – options/pension planning Matching investment to risk. Planning ahead for higher rate tax liabilities. ISA, MIP, PPP.

INTRODUCTION

OVERDRAFTS AND LOANS BUDGETING/ CASH FLOW PERSONAL INSURANCES MORTGAGES

PENSIONS

SAVINGS AND INVESTMENT

TOWARDS NEXT YEAR Income Tax & National Insurance Buying a Practice responsibilities as a self employed Associate. instructing an Accountant – costs & benefits. valuations, business plans, raising finance.

Presented by Ian Mellors, M.L.I.A. (Dip.), Partner, Independent Medical Investment Consultants – i.m.i.c.

Day 8 Venue: Title: Speakers: CPD Hours:

Afternoon Net Skills Training Suite IT and ECDL

Date:

Thursday 27 September 2007

Richard Ablett, Tyneside VT Advisor and Belinda Luke, E tutor 3

Aims:      To increase skills in ePDP use To increase IT skills To improve familiarity with PowerPoint To introduce ECDL Reference Management & Leadership Domain, Major Competency Personal & Practice Organisation.

Essential Content:    PowerPoint ePDP ECDL

Teaching/Learning Method:  Demonstrations and hands on use of IT lab

Expected Learning Outcomes: Participants will be able to :     Demonstrate the use of all features of the ePDP Use PowerPoint for future presentations Describe ECDL and its priority in the NHS Access ECDL on-line training

Programme: 1.30 pm 5.00 pm Start Finish

Day 9 Venue: Title: Speaker: CPD Hours: Aims:     

All day D502, Dental School Treatment Planning Steve Wilson, GDP 6

Date:

Thursday 4 October 2007

Clinical decision making and communication of therapeutic options to patients Planning and prioritising treatment Carrying out risk assessments and keeping treatment records Basic dental photography Reference Clinical and Professionalism Domains, Major Competencies Patient Examination and Diagnosis, Treatment Planning, Communication Domain – communicating with other professionals.

Essential Content     Detailed treatment planning Examination of common problems Communication Referrals

Teaching/Learning Method:      OHPs PowerPoint presentation Case Studies Group discussion Handout

Expected Learning Outcomes: Participants will be able to:  Describe how they would formulate different treatment plans and undertake risk assessments  Describe the importance of offering treatment options to patients  Give an account of how they will plan and prioritise treatment  List the essentials of clinical record keeping  Demonstrate basic techniques in dental photography for use in a case study Programme: 9.30am Registration, coffee and Scheme briefing 10.00am Problem solving 11.15am Coffee 11.30am Problem solving (continued) 1.00pm Lunch 2.00pm Treatment planning 3.15pm Coffee 3.30pm Treatment planning (continued) 4.30pm Plenary and Finish ePDP: Complete last weekly log, start monthly logs

Day 10 Venue:

All day

Date: Thursday 18 October 2007

1st Dental, David Bird Dental Laboratory, Units 8/9, Stephenson Court, Barrington Industrial Estate, Bedlington, Northumberland NE22 7DQ Working With Your Laboratory Lisa Penman, Director 6

Title: Speaker: CPD Hours: Aims:      

To visit a leading accredited dental laboratory and observe clinical work in progress through different departments. To consider problems with impressions and related clinical issues. To learn how to work closely with the technician to achieve higher standards. To learn the appropriate clinical use of ceramic and other materials. To learn an advanced shade taking technique Reference Clinical Domain, Major Competencies Patient Examination and Diagnosis, Restoration of teeth and Replacement of Teeth.

Teaching/Learning Method:  Presentation, interactive seminar / group work and discussion, and practical work.

Expected Learning Outcomes: Participants will be able to :      List the features of good and bad impressions for crown and bridgework. Formulate achievable treatment plans Demonstrate how to take an accurate shade Communicate with the technician, prescribe effectively and choose materials appropriately. Identify clinical problems relating to poor impression techniques & records

Programme: 09.00 09.15 Registration and Coffee A full day’s programme which will include some or all of: Tour of Laboratory Impressions – good and bad – the technician's viewpoint Shade taking – demonstration and practical exercise for VDPs Demonstration of crown build up and shading Modern advances in crowns and bridges and inlays Occlusal records – practical exercise with Denar Facebow Examination of occlusal records – demonstration of Denar Articulator Trouble shooting crowns, bridges and inlays, common faults and solutions to problems. Striving for Quality – NHS or Private? Plenary and close

16.45 Notes:  Directions to the Laboratory are given on the next page.  Each VDP will need to assemble their work so far on the 7 Key Skills, projects, audits and case report for the study day next week. They will also need to bring a report on their personal progress with the assessment process.

Directions to:
1st Dental David Bird Dental Laboratory Units 8 and 9 Stephenson Court Barrington Industrial Estate Bedlington Northumberland. Tel: 01670 530036

From A1 North
         Take Ashington/Tynemouth sliproad onto bridge over the A1. Stay in left hand lane until you reach roundabout. Take second exit off roundabout, heading to Bedlington on A1068 At next roundabout take first exit At next roundabout take second exit (actually straight over) Follow road down bank past Plessey Woods, road bears right after the bridge over the River Blyth. Stay on this road into Bedlington. At large roundabout you will see the Red Lion pub on your left. Take second exit from roundabout, heading for Guidepost/Choppington. Next (mini) roundabout – go straight over Look out for railway crossing with the Swan pub on the left after the crossing. Turn right immediately after the crossing. Barrington Industrial Estate is about a mile down this road on your left. Take left turn into the estate, then right and right again.

From Tyne Tunnel
  After tunnel head take the A19 north for about five miles then take the A189 North. After you cross the River Blyth at the Kitty Brewster Bridge you will see a sign for Bedlington Station (road number B1331). Take this exit and when the road forks bear left (onto the A1147, although this is not well signposted) - keep on the A1147 over the traffic lights and follow signs for Barrington Industrial Estate. About a mile after the lights there is a turn off to the left just after passing under a railway bridge. Follow road around bend and take the next right hand turn. You will come to a mini roundabout where you take the right hand exit. About one mile along this road is the entrance to Barrington Industrial Estate on your right. Turn right into the estate, then right and right again.

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Day 11

Morning

Date: Thursday 25 October 2007

Venue: Title: Speakers: CPD Hours:

D502, Dental School Dental Public Health Richard Holmes, Honorary Clinical Lecturer 2

Aims:   To increase VDPs knowledge of Dental Public Health Reference Clinical Domain, Major Competencies Patient Examination and Diagnosis, Health Promotion & Disease Prevention.

Teaching Method:  Lecture, discussion and small group activity

Expected Learning outcomes: Participants will be able to:     Describe the spectrum of patient behaviour which may contribute to orofacial problems Describe the relationships between dental disease in populations and risk factors Describe the help available to enable health promotion advice to be delivered to diverse patient groups Describe some of the preventative measures available in NHS practice.

Programme: 9.00 am 11.00 pm Start Plenary then progress review session

From 11.30 a review session on the 7KS, project, audit and assessment progress will be facilitated by Richard Ablett. VDPs are expected to bring evidence of their personal progress with these topics to the study day.

Day 11 Venue: Title: Speakers: CPD Hours:

Afternoon D502, Dental School Cross-Infection Control Fiona Anderson, Schülke & Mayr 3

Date: Thursday 25 October 2007

Aims:       To provide a clear understanding of the reasons for implementing cross-infection control procedures To provide knowledge of the micro organisms which may be transferred through dental procedures To introduce the legislative aspects which relate to cross-infection control in the dental environment To provide detailed explanation of the practices and procedures for implementing effective cross-infection control as recommended in the BDA advice sheet A12 To provide information on the use of autoclaves and washer disinfectors Reference Management & Leadership Domain, Major Competency Legislative

Teaching/Learning Method:   PowerPoint presentations Interactive discussions

Expected Learning Outcomes: Participants will be able to    Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the reasons why effective cross-infection control is fundamental to the provision of quality dental treatment Describe the use, type and testing of autoclaves Describe the features of a washer disinfector.

Programme: 1.30 pm 4.30 pm Start Finish

Day 12 Venue: Title:

All day

Date:

Saturday 3 November 2007

Marriott Gosforth Park Hotel, Newcastle upon Tyne Annual Symposium Health and Safety

Speaker: CPD Hours: Programme to follow. Aims: 

Various 5

Reference Clinical, Management & Leadership Domains, Major Competency Legislative

Notes:  Please see map below:

Newcastle Marriott Hotel Gosforth Park High Gosforth Park Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 5HN Phone: 0191 236 4111

ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM 2007

Saturday 3 November Gosforth Park Marriott Hotel, Newcastle upon Tyne 9.00am – 4.30pm

Day 13 Venue: Title: Speaker: CPD Hours:

Morning

Date:

Tuesday 20 November 2007

Medical Protection Society, 33 Cavendish Square, London, W19 0PS Risk Assessment Stephen Henderson, Dento-Legal Advisor 3

Aims:  To describe the roles of a professional defence organisation and the work of a dento-legal advisor.  To be aware of consent to treatment  To describe practical aspects of confidentiality in practice  To stress the importance of clinical records in dento-legal matters  Reference Professionalism, Management & Leadership Domains, Major Competencies Legislative, Ethics, Patients, Self and Clinical Team & Peers. Teaching/Learning Method:   PowerPoint presentations Interactive discussions

Expected Learning Outcomes: Participants will be able to:     Give an account of the work of dento-legal advisors and the roles of a professional defence organisation Give an overview of consent to treatment Describe practical aspects of confidentiality in practice Account for the importance of clinical records in dento-legal matters

Programme: 9.00am 9.30am 12.30pm Registration Start Finish

Lunch will be provided at the Medical Protection Society, the scheme will then travel to the Royal College of Surgeons for 2 pm start. A map follows later in the programme.

Day 13 Venue:

Afternoon

Date:

Tuesday 20 November 2007

Royal College Of Surgeons of England, 35-43 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3PA The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) Ruby Austin, VT Advisor and other speakers 3

Title: Speaker: CPD Hours:

Aims:     To gain understanding of the role of The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) To be introduced to the examinations at the faculty and the career pathways To understand the importance of ‘Standards in Dentistry’ Reference Professionalism, Management & Leadership Domains, Major Competencies Legislative, Ethics, Patients, Self and Clinical Team & Peers.

Teaching Method:  Lecture, discussion and small group activity

Expected Learning Outcomes: Participants will be able to:    Describe the examinations that are held by the FGDP Describe the Career Pathway Describe how to make the best use of the FGDP Standards in Dentistry.

7.00pm

Scheme meeting

More detailed programme to follow. The PIMD will arrange hotel accommodation but VDPs will need to arrange their own transport. Please travel light as you will need to carry your luggage with you during the 2 days. Hotel Details: Holiday Inn Bloomsbury Coram Street London WC1N 1HT Front Desk Tel: 0870 400 9022

Directions to The Royal College of Surgeons of England
Directions from Holborn station: Head to your left out of Holborn Tube station, walk down Kingsway and turn left (past the Shakespeare’s Head Pub) turn in to the laneway by the pub or next left (Remnant Street). At the end of the Street you’ll see the square, you are now in Lincoln’s Inn Fields. We are on the far side of the square (over to your right) as you are standing at the end of Remnant Street. (For further information, see map below)

Day 14 Venue: Title: Speaker: Aims:    

All day

Date:

Wednesday 20November 2007

GDC/BDA Wimpole St, London GDC/BDA Visits Various

To gain understanding of the role of The BDA To visit the GDC To gain understanding of the role of the GDC Reference Professionalism, Management & Leadership Domains, Major Competencies Legislative, Ethics, Patients, Self and Clinical Team & Peers.

Teaching Method:  Lecture, discussion and small group activity

Expected Learning Outcomes: Participants will be able to      Describe the GDC disciplinary process and possible outcomes Give an account of a hearing of a PCC panel Give an account of the various roles of the BDA List the essential requirements of dentists wishing to work abroad List the important features of an Associate Agreement

Programme: The morning session will be at the BDA, 64, Wimpole St, London 9.00am Registration 9.30am Start 12.30pm Finish The afternoon session will be at the GDC, 37 Wimpole St, London 1.00pm 1.30pm 4.30pm Registration Start Finish

More detailed programme to follow.

Pre-course work to be submitted by 29 November 2007 in preparation for the end of term study

day on 6/12/07 Each VDP is to submit a scenario which will form the basis of the session. The subject may be a purely clinical problem, either in planning or failure of management, it may be related to a communication issue, it may involve dilemmas with consent, or medical management of patients, or it may be to do with administrative issues in the practice. The more challenging the problem is, the better. Please use a real problem you have encountered, and don’t discuss the way it was managed with other participants in advance of the session. The scenario should describe the key issues in a paragraph or two – again without indicating the solution which was applied. Please submit this by email, or at least in word- processed form, so that it can be duplicated for distribution on the day. Clinical problems should include any relevant information such as dental history and medical history. Please submit to Richard Ablett by email

Day 15 Venue: Title: Speaker: CPD Hours: Aims:  

All day D502 Dental School Communication skills Jill Dales, Role Play North 6

Date:

Thursday 29 November 2007

The purpose of this session is to give the VDPs an insight into behaviour management of people Reference Communication Domain, Major Competencies Patient & Family, Clinical Team & Peers and Other Professionals.

Teaching/Learning Method:  The session will involve elements of didactic teaching, role play, group discussion and problem based learning

Expected Learning Outcomes: Participants will be able to:       Describe how to address challenging communication situations Explain how to communicate bad news to patients Demonstrate skills in presenting questions in clear, concise and understandable manner Demonstrate skills in inspiring confidence in patients of all age groups Describe appropriate written communication styles Demonstrate effective communication with patients’ relatives.

Programme: 9.00 am 9.15 am 10.30 am 10.45 am 12.15 pm 1.00 pm 2.30 pm 2.45 pm 4.30 pm Registration and brief introductions Session 1 Break Session 2 Lunch Session 3 Break Session 4 Plenary and close

Day 16 Venue: Title: Speakers: CPD Hours: Aims:      

All day - 9.15 am start

Date: Thursday 6 December 2007

Beehive Room (Old Library Building) End of Term Study Day Tyneside Trainers and VDPs 4

To discuss the progress made during the first term To discuss topics identified by VDPs as a learning need To finalise planning of projects To make a presentation on 1 key skill in pairs Problem solving Reference Management & Leadership Domains, Major Competencies Leadership & Training

Teaching/Learning Method:   Workshops Presentations

Expected Learning Outcomes: Participants will be able to:    Summarise VDP’s progress and future learning and training needs Devise solutions for problems that may have arisen during training Demonstrate some skills needed in public presentation

Programme:  Morning session commencing at 9.15am until 1.15 when the group will move to a local restaurant for a Christmas meal.


								
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