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CPD Approx.4:00 Hours
£49.00

P300 Sustainability in Dentistry Foundation Course

Speakers: Amarantha Fennell-Wells BDS (Bris) PGCert ClinLead (Dist) Brett Duane

  • About This Course

This foundation course explains how dentistry contributes to climate change and ecological degradation, and helps dental care professionals and support staff in primary and secondary care to apply sustainable practices in their work. It offers an overview of the relationship between dentistry, health, and the climate and ecological crises.

  • How are dentistry and healthcare both vulnerable to and contributing to climate change and ecological degradation?
  • What would sustainable dentistry look like?
  • What might the wider benefits be and how can we achieve this?

The course also highlights the leadership role dental staff can play in providing care for all within planetary boundaries.

Learning Outcomes

Aims

To understand:

  • How dentistry and healthcare both vulnerable to and contributing to climate change and ecological degradation?
  • What sustainable dentistry looks like
  • What the wider benefits might be and how can we achieve this
  • The leadership role dental staff can play in providing care for all within planetary boundaries

Objectives

At the end of this course you will understand:

  • The concept of sustainability and why it is important within healthcare
  • The relationship between sustainability, planetary health and personal health
  • Ways the dental team can influence and environmental sustainability through changes to travel, energy use, biodiversity, procurement and prevention

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