Changes to CPD from 1 January 2018
The verifiable CPD requirements are changing as follows:
The CPD requirement for dentists will increase from 75 to 100 hour over the 5 year cycle.
The requirement for hygienists, therapists, clinical dental technicians and orthodontic therapists will increase from 50 to 75 hours per cycle.
There is no change for dental nurses and technicians, who will remain at 50 hours per cycle.
The requirement to keep records of non- verifiable CPD will be abolished.