P092 Disability Awareness in Dentistry

This recorded webinar presented in collaboration with FGDP and CGDent.

This presentation features discussions of how disability can impact providing oral health and treatment. Dental care professionals who have disabilities or care for family members with disabilities, also discussed some of the barriers they faced in performing their duties.

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Aims

To discuss disability as it affects oral health and treatment. We will also look at dental care professionals who have disabilities or care for family members with disabilities.

Objectives

At the end of this webinar you will understand the challenges:

  • Of treating patients with disabilities
  • Dental professionals with a disability face while treating patients

 

  • About This Course

Introduction - Equality, diversity & discrimination – CHAIR – Ian Mills, Dean FGDP

SESSION 1 - CHALLENGES OF DELIVERING ORAL HEALTH TO PATIENTS WITH DISABILITIES

  1. Biomedical / Social models of disability and learning difficulty – Dr Sasha Scambler
  2. Regulation in relation to the disability act – Dr Pat Langley
  3. Reflections of a parent – Dr Sarah Jane Snape
  4. Oral health and disability – providing a level playing field – Dr Charlotte Waite

PANEL DISCUSSION – CHALLENGES OF DELIVERING ORAL HEALTH TO PATIENTS WITH DISABILITIES

SESSION 2 – WORKING IN DENTISTRY WITH A DISABILITY

  1. A dentist’s perspective on living with a disability – autism – Dr Dominic O'Hooley
  2. Overcoming a disability as a Dental nurse – hearing impairment – Abbey Warburton
  3. Working in dentistry with a learning difficulty – dyslexia – Dr Linzi Maybin
  4. Studying dentistry with a disability – Shona Sawhney

PANEL DISCUSSION – WORKING WITH DISABILITY

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