• Continuing professional development systems and requirements for graduate dentists in the EU: survey results from the DentCPD project.

      Bullock, A; Bailey, S; Cowpe, J; Barnes, E; Thomas, H; Thomas, R; Phillips, S; Kavadella, A; Kossioni, A; Tsiklakis, K; Karaharju-Suvanto, T; Suomalainen, K; Kersten, H; Povel, E; Giles, M; Walmsley, A D; Soboleva, U; Liepa, A; Akota, I; School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK. bullockad@cardiff.ac.uk (2013-02)
      By maintaining skills and keeping dentists up-to-date, continuing professional development (CPD) supports safe clinical practice. However, CPD for dentists across Europe is not harmonised.
    • Core continuing professional development (CPD) topics for the European dentist.

      Bailey, S; Bullock, A; Cowpe, J; Barnes, E; Thomas, H; Thomas, R; Kavadella, A; Kossioni, A; Karaharju-Suvanto, T; Suomalainen, K; Kersten, H; Povel, E; Giles, M; Walmsley, A D; Soboleva, U; Liepa, A; Akota, I; Peninsula Medical School, Child Health Group (PenCRU), Exeter, UK. (2013-02)
      In the context of free movement, EU-citizens need assurance that dental practitioners providing their care have a degree/license to practice that meets EU-standards and that they maintain their knowledge and skills through ongoing education.