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The Dental Postgraduate Section supports postgraduate education and training for the whole dental workforce (Dentists and Dental Care Professionals) in Wales. This includes dental foundation and dental specialty training for dentists and continuing professional development (CPD) for dentists and DCPs. These activities are underpinned by appropriate educational research and quality assurance to ensure that they are of a high standard to meet the needs of dental professionals in support of their care for their patients.
Update on PGMDE's actions contained within the National Oral Health Plan (NOHP) for Wales
Please note that with effect from 1 January 2014 this department will no longer be providing registrants with the above service.
From this date, any CPD courses that you attend and hold documentary evidence for, which were organised by other providers (i.e. not the Dental Postgraduate Department of Wales Deanery), can be entered yourself by accessing 'My Account' at:
Courses added in this way will be shown on your Data Validation Report in italics and there will be no requirement in future to submit copies of your certificates to this department.
However, CPD courses arranged or approved by this department will continue to be added to your record automatically, provided you have signed the course attendance sheet.
Thank you for your cooperation.
As the new academic year is fast approaching, have you considered your professional development requirements? The Wales Deanery provides a variety of courses for the Dental Team in venues across Wales.Study days can vary from 1 day on specific topics to longer courses to gain additional qualifications.
All courses have verifiable CPD hours.
Practice Quality Improvement Programme
The Practice Quality Improvement Programme is a suite of tools to support dental practices and their teams in their continuing postgraduate development and education.
**NEW FOR 2014 & 2015**
SMOKING CESSATION TRAINING FOR THE DENTAL TEAM
Venue: At your local postgraduate centre
CPD: 3 hours
Cost: Free of charge for NHS Practices
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Distance Learning Modules 2014/2015