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MH927 - Clinical Quality Improvement and Risk Management

  • Module code: MH927
  • Module name: Clinical Quality Improvement and Risk Management
  • Department: WMS, Dentistry
  • Credit: 20

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To promote an understanding of: the Principles of Clinical governance; the use of clinical audit; infection control; risk assessment; dental health issues related to implant dentistry or orthodontics; consent; issues related to child protection; the importance of staff training.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of this odule you should be able to: apply Clinical Governance in a practical way; use clinical audit to improve patient care; apply quality assurance systems; understand the role of quality assurance in patient care; understand the standares for infection control and apply these in the general practice environment; use dental health programmes for smoking cessation and or oral hygiene; use staff appraisal to improve staff training; work as a team; understand teh legislation which affects general practice; apply risk assessment.

Timetabled teaching activities

3 Days

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
20 CATS (Module code: MH927-20)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



Optional Core
  • Postgraduate Taught Endodontics with Supervised Dental Clinical Training (B92N) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry (B93D) - Year 1