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Meet your CPD requirements for dentistry
From short courses through to seminars and courses designed to assist with practical exams, we offer a variety of flexible options to assist with your professional learning and CPD requirements.

Continuing professional development (CPD) helps health professionals to maintain, improve and broaden their knowledge, expertise and competence. 

Under the National Law, which governs the operations of the National Boards and AHPRA, all registered health practitioners must undertake CPD. 

The CPD requirements of each national board are detailed in the registration standards for each profession, published on each board website. These detail the number of credits/points/hours practitioners must spend each year on learning activities. 

Some health professions also provide additional guidelines in their codes and guidelines.

Our courses are recognised as compliant with the Dental Board of Australia's definition of clinical or scientific CPD activities. It should be noted that our dental CPD courses are not higher education or degree courses as defined by the Australian Qualifications Framework. 

A certificate of attendance is provided at the conclusion of each course. For the most recent updates regarding your requirements for national registration, please visit Dental Board of Australia.

Continuing professional development courses

We have a comprehensive range of continuing education opportunities that run year-round. 

Course Dates CPD
Oral surgery today - new challenges 22-23 March 2019 12

The orthodontic series is three coordinated courses designed for those dentists who are incorporating orthodontics into their clinical practice. If the courses are taken sequentially, participants will attend the course over a period of 26 months.

Course Dates CPD
Orthodontics 2 Multiple dates 78
Orthodontics 3 Multiple dates 36
Functional appliances 21 June 2019 6
Mixed dentition orthodontic treatment 9-10 November 2019 9
Course Dates CPD
Extended fixed prosthodontics 1 
3-7 June 2019 43
Extended fixed prosthodontics 2 1-4 October 2019 32
Extended fixed prosthodontics 3 13-15 November 2019 24

We also run courses in the following areas:

  • Hygiene and therapy
  • Implants

There are currently no courses scheduled in these areas. Please subscribe to our newsletter for upcoming courses and date announcements.

Seminars

We regulary run evening seminars, please check back here for seminars to be scheduled in 2019. 

Long courses

This course offers the oral health therapist (OHT) or dual trained dental hygienist/dental therapist the opportunity to broaden their current scope to include restorative treatment planning and procedures for adult patients.

Learn more

This is a four-day course designed for candidates sitting the ADC Practical Examination. Currently not scheduled for 2019. 

If you would like to be notified about future courses, please email us at dental.ce@sydney.edu.au with 'ADC Preparation Course Enquiry' in the subject line. 

For information on the exam please visit the Australian Dental Council website.

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