Learning Outcomes

  • Be able to explain the recent updates in the guidance with regards to provision of dental care for patients

  • Be able to explain the guidance that should be considered when creating a Standard Operating Procedure for dental practices

  • Be able to understand the importance of risk assessments on the creation of SOP’s


Stephanie Carter RDT, RDH, DTLLS, IQA, MDTFEd.

Tutor, Assessor and Internal Moderator

Stephanie is a registered dental hygienist and therapist and holds a level 5 teaching diploma. She is a qualified assessor, internal moderator (quality assurance) and a qualified CPR and medical emergencies trainer. She is a passionate educator, a member of the faculty of dental trainers and has over 18 years experience in the dental industry.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Standard Operating Procedures and Risk Assessments

    • Slides

    • Risk Assessment Template

    • SOP Template

    • Introduction

    • Risk Assessments

    • Guidance

    • Standard Operating Procedures - Practice Considerations

    • SOP - Changes to think about

    • SOP - Staff Considerations

    • Returning to work

    • Patient Considerations

    • Example SOP

    • Test your learning

    • Reflective learning

    • Feedback

  • 2

    Update as of 16/12/21

    • Update

    • IPC Covid 19 SOP Update

    • Additional Resources