Practice Management Courses

I have compiled a comprehensive set of practice management training courses for the whole team. Click on a course title for more information and apply online today.

Advanced Dental Practice Management Skills S3

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Blended Learning

£1,200.00

This Quality Assured programme covers management theories for staff management, regulatory compliance, budget conrol, project management and problem solving. It then goes on to use these theories in practical projects

Deposit: £50.00

Advanced Dental Reception Skills

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Blended Learning

£450.00

The skills and aptitudes of the reception team are hugely influential to reaping the benefits of excellent customer care, showcasing the clinical excellence of the practitioners and building your patient list. The right receptionist, with the right skills and approach, will ensure the smooth running of the practice- covert enquires into new patients and more importantly guarantee that all important excellent patient experience. Patients judge the quality of their dental care on that aspect of the dental experience they understand best - such as how they are greeting, whether treatment delivery is streamlined and whether the promises made to them are kept. This course requires study at level 3. At this level, students need to have English Functional Skills at Level 1. If the tutor advises that functional skills training is required, this may involve additional functional skills training at my own cost.

Deposit: £50.00

Advanced Mentoring Skills

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Blended Learning

£450.00

New for January 2020 This programme is delivered in a 1-2-1 coached format and introduces mentoring skills and strategies for workplace learning and good practice. Learners will be asked to complete written tasks to demonstrate their learning . The programmes is available in-house or as a distance learning programme with one-to-one tutorials

Deposit: £50.00

Advanced Skills for Dental Team Training Leads

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Blended Learning

£399.00

This tutored home learning programme enables practice managers to develop Quality Assured in-house training programmes for their teams meeting the GDC’s eCPD requirements. Working with a personal trainer learning covers two units to develop the skills required to develop in-house quality assured programmes, these are programme planning and delivery and meeting regulatory requirements

Deposit: £50.00

Advanced Team Leading Skills for Dental Nurses -S 1

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Blended Learning

£390.00

This is delivered in a 1-2-1 coached format and builds upon the work completed in the introduction to lead dental nursing skills programme This course requires study at level 3. At this level students need to have English Functional Skills at Level 1. If tutor advises that functional skills training is required, this may involve additional functional skills training at my own cost. Learners will need to ringfence time for my tutorials- 30 mins per week and study time of at least- 2 hours per week Learners must produce course work in the Microsoft Word Format

Deposit: £50.00

Advanced Team Leading Skills for Dental Nurses- S2 HEE

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Workshop

£999.00

This programme enables Lead dental nurses to develop leadership and mangement skillsrelevant to their team role. Intially working at level 3,and then learners are given the option to upgrade to level 4 by completing additional work. Before applying please call 07973361390 to check venues and availability .This course requires study at level 3. At this level students need to have English Functional Skills at Level 1. If tutor advises that functional skills training is required, this may involve additional functional skills training at my own cost. Learners will need to ringfence time for my tutorials- 30 mins per week and study time of at least- 2 hours per week Learners must produce course work in the Microsoft Word Format

Deposit: £50.00

Compliance Calendar and Practice Folders by Edita P

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Blended Learning

£350.00

This service is a computerised compliance and practice management system designed to prompt action, organise and manage compliance recordkeeping

Deposit: £30.00

Comprehensive on-site CQC Compliance Assessment with Improvement Plan

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Workshop

£399.00

The best and most effective way to establish where your practice requires support is to carry out a comprehensive on-site CQC compliance assessment and provide you with an improvement plan. Once the plan is created, you will know exactly what areas you need to focus on to improve your compliance management and achieve the required standards. My role is to offer professional guidance and provide you with all the necessary resources you need to achieve the expected level of compliance, improve your team's involvement and overall awareness of the regulatory standards.

Deposit: £30.00

CPD Team In-House Workshops

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Workshop

£599.00

When investing time, money or both in your teams Continued Professional and Personal Development, it’s only reasonable to expect to see tangible benefits from your investment. After all, what could be the point of completing CPD that has no measurable impact on your team’s professional skills? There are numerous sources of CPD available and without doubt a blended approach drawing on individual and team learning sources allow individuals to match the practice's investment in their training and development from their own resources. To this end, we offer a range of CPD topics presented in your practice. These bespoke topics are typically 1-2 hour presentations which can be adapted for the needs of your team. All programmes will begin with an overview of Professional Development Planning and specification of measurable outcomes to be linked to 360-degree appraisals for all team members.

Deposit: £50.00

Fast Track Welcome to Dentistry

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Blended Learning

£400.00

When practices recruit for administrative roles from non-dental backgrounds this programme offers an overview of the dental profession in a 1-2-1 coached format.

Deposit: £50.00

First Steps in Care Coordination

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Workshop

£200.00

Teams introducing care coordination encounter a range of challenges, some of which may deter the team and undermine the success of the programme. This training is delivered in a 1-2-1 coached format and will enable teams to navigate these and other difficulties and realise the full potential of care coordination for patient care and team motivation. This blended learning programme offers guided learning activities, one to one tutor contact, and assessment of written work, for the preparation and introduction of care coordination systems This course requires study at level 3. At this level students need to have English Functional Skills at Level 1. If tutor advises that functional skills training is required, this may involve additional functional skills training at my own cost. Learners must produce coursework in the Microsoft Word Format

Deposit: £100.00

First Steps into Supervisory Dental Practice Management Skills S2

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Blended Learning

£799.00

This programme is delivered in a 1-2-1 coached format and consists of 120 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) over two months to provide an introduction to dental practice management. The training is highly specialised and looks at skills and techniques for management success in the current economic and professional climate. This course is awarded by Lifetime Awarding is an Ofqual regulated awarding organisation . Lifelong Learning provide a range of vocational qualifications to FE colleges, training providers and employers, enabling them to achieve their objectives by offering qualifications that are fit for purpose Following each workshop participants are required to complete an assignment to place their learning in to the context of their day-to-day work. The assignments measure participants’ ability to demonstrate understanding and practical applications for learning Before attending the first session participants are required to complete a pre-course learning needs and objective setting exercise. Please down load these from your on-line course materials. The intention of the course is to provide a means by which participants can develop their knowledge, skills and role in practice management. The course charts the individual, social and intellectual development of learners and any changes in attitudes. This course requires study at level 3. At this level students need to have English Functional Skills at Level 1. If tutor advises that functional skills training is required, this may involve additional functional skills training at my own cost. Learners will need to ringfence time for my tutorials- 30 mins per week and study time of at least- 2 hours per week Learners must produce course work in the Microsoft Word Format

Deposit: £50.00

First Steps into Supervisory Dental Practice Management Skills S1

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Blended Learning

£499.00

This Quality Assured Dental Practice Management programme is delivered in a 1-2-1 coached format and is designed to provide learners with an introduction to the occupational knowledge and attitudes that are required for practice management. This course is suitable for people already in a practice management role, or for those inventing to work in such roles. It gives learners the opportunity to: ● Develop an understanding of the core underpinning knowledge to support employment in the job roles mentioned above. This includes an understanding of the application of different management styles and theories, the functions and responsibilities of management, the decision-making process and the principles and practices of managing business and individual performance. ● Develop their own personal growth and engagement in learning This course is awarded by Lifetime Awarding is an Ofqual regulated awarding organisation . Lifelong Learning provide a range of vocational qualifications to FE colleges, training providers and employers, enabling them to achieve their objectives by offering qualifications that are fit for purpose This course requires study at level 3. At this level students need to have English Functional Skills at Level 1. If tutor advises that functional skills training is required, this may involve additional functional skills training at my own cost. Learners will need to ringfence time for my tutorials- 30 mins per week and study time of at least- 2 hours per week Learners must produce course work in the Microsoft Word Format

Deposit: £50.00

Higher Skills for Lead Dental Nurses- S2 Home

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Blended Learning

£699.00

This programme is delivered in a 1-2-1 coached format and builds upon the work of the Award in Team Leading Skills for Dental Nurses and offers opportunities for senior dental nurses to develop a range of skills and knowledge to and build their confidence by knowing how to use best practice techniques for leading and developing teahms of dental nurses. This course requires study at level 3. At this level students need to have English Functional Skills at Level 1. If tutor advises that functional skills training is required, this may involve additional functional skills training at my own cost. Learners will need to ringfence time for my tutorials- 30 mins per week and study time of at least- 2 hours per week Learners must produce course work in the Microsoft Word Format This course consists of four units over 9 months (120 Guided Learning Hours) as follows:

Deposit: £50.00

Higher Operational Dental Practice Management Skills S2

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Blended Learning

£2,098.00

This taught distance learning short course consists of 144 eCPD hours Outcome B . This highly specialised guided learning programme to enables participants to develop the skills and techniques for successful healthcare management. Comprising four units, participants will practical skills for building a productive team, coordinating the personal and professional development and key principles of leadership and management to developing productive working relationships. Assignments allow participants to place their learning in the context of their day-to-day work. This course provides the essential toolbox for those serious about their role in healthcare management. Assessment is by assignment. This course requires study at level 4. At this level students need to have English Functional Skills at Level 2. If tutor advises that functional skills training is required this may involve additional functional skills training at my own cost. Learners will need to ringfence time for my tutorials- 30 mins per week and study time of at least- 2 hours per week Learners must produce course work in the Microsoft Word Format

Deposit: £50.00

Higher Reception Lead Skills S3

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Blended Learning

£699.00

This Quality Assured Stage 3 blended learning programme offers home based learning with weekly one-to-one tutorials with a named mentor. The programme enables experienced dental receptionists to develop a range of supervisory management skills This course requires study at level 3. At this level students need to have English Functional Skills at Level 1. If tutor advises that functional skills training is required, this may involve additional functional skills training at my own cost. Learners will need to ringfence time for my tutorials- 30 mins per week and study time of at least- 2 hours per week Learners must produce course work in the Microsoft Word Format The allocation of roles such as Decontamination, Safeguarding and Information Governance Leads are already requirements for dental care providers. In teams where these lead roles have been used as tools for team development , the benefits of this whole team approach has secured improved team motivation and productivity.

Deposit: £50.00

Higher Skills for Data Protection Officers

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Blended Learning

£400.00

New for January 2020 This programme consists of two units and has been designed to provide training to enable dental professionals to deliver the Data Protection Officer role in General Dental Practice

Deposit: £50.00

Higher Skills in Dental Care Coordination

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Blended Learning

£699.00

This practical care coordination training is delivered in a 1-2-1 coached format and covers the basic skills required to create and run an effective Care coordination programme.

Deposit: £50.00

Higher Teaching Blended Learning Skills S2

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Blended Learning

£699.00

This programme has been designed to offer first steps training to enable dental professionals, new to training roles to become a training associate and deliver the Glenys Bridges Training and Development series of blended learning programmes, for the education and professional development of dental professionals. The programme consists of two optional parts. Part 1- Teaching and Learning. Part 2- Quality Assurance processes. The course fee for students planning to deliver our courses will be reduced to £399.00

Deposit: £50.00

Introduction to Dental Care Coordination

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Blended Learning

£100.00

This programme covers the first outcome of the full care coordination certificate course. The programme is delivered in a 1-2-1 coached format to enable dental professionals to realise the full potential of care coordination for patient care and team motivation. This blended learning programme offers guided learning activities, one to one tutor contact, and assessment of written work, for the preparation and introduction of care coordination systems This course requires study at level 3. At this level, students need to have English Functional Skills at Level 1. If tutor advises that functional skills training is required, this may involve additional functional skills training at my own cost. Learners must produce coursework in the Microsoft Word Format

Deposit: £100.00

Introduction to Dental Reception Skills 2020

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Blended Learning

£100.00

This programme is delivered in a 1-2-1 coached format and consists of 3 learning outcomes and 6 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) over three weeks to provide an introduction to the dental profession. The training is highly specialised and looks at the structure and culture of the work of dental teams. Each outcome is introduced with a one-to-one tutorial following which, participants are required to complete assignments in a write-in assessment book to demonstrate their learning in the context of their day-to-day work. The assignments measure participants’ ability to demonstrate understanding and practical applications for learning.

Deposit: £100.00

Introduction to Practice Management (Induction Course)

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Blended Learning

£100.00

This introduces the fundamental skills of management. Delivered in a 1-2-1 coached format and Determines the most suitable level of study for the student to progress their management education. Over approximately four weeks this blended learning programme offers 4 x 30 mins, one- to- one tutorial by Skype, Face time or telephone and is worth 12 hours verifiable eCPD- Criteria Group B

Deposit: £100.00

Introduction to Team Leading Skills for Dental Nurses- Home.

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Home Learning

£100.00

This programme is delivered in a 1-2-1 coached format and offers opportunities for senior dental nurses to develop a range of skills and knowledge to build their confidence by knowing how to use best practice techniques for leading and developing teams of dental nurses. This programme offers six weeks of study (18 guided learning hours) covering: • The dental education domains • Lead roles in dental teams • Leadership styles for lead dental nurses • Management approaches for lead dental nurses • Communication skills for lead dental nurses • The Dental Education Domains • Lead roles in dental teams • Leadership styles for Lead dental nurses • Management approaches for Lead dental nurses • Communication Skills for Lead dental nurses

Deposit: £100.00

Introduction to Team Training Lead Skills

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Blended Learning

£100.00

Each of GBPP team lead programme begins with an Introductory programme to introduce our unique learner-lead distance learning delivery method. The fee and work for the Introductory course will be transferred to the full Quality Endorsed programme when the learner chooses to progress to the full course

Deposit: £100.00

Level 4 Dental Practice Management

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Blended Learning

£2,500.00

This programme is delivered in a 1-2-1 coached format and aims to develop management competencies for qualified dental professionals or to contextualise the existing management skills of non-dental managers into the dental sector. This course requires study at level 4. At this level students need to have English Functional Skills at Level 2. If tutor advises that functional skills training is required this may involve additional functional skills training at my own cost. Learners will need to ringfence time for my tutorials- 30 mins per week and study time of at least- 2 hours per week Learners must produce course work in the Microsoft Word Format Dental professionals undertaking this qualification will develop an in-depth understanding of the principles of quality management which underpin care quality regulations. As a result, successful candidates will be able to use the regulatory standards as a route to running more efficient, motivated and productive teams - which will result in better patient experiences. This course is awarded by Innovate Awarding is an Ofqual regulated awarding organisation . Lifelong Learning provide a range of vocational qualifications to FE colleges, training providers and employers, enabling them to achieve their objectives by offering qualifications that are fit for purpose. We develop off-the-shelf, customised and fully bespoke qualifications across a growing number of sectors

Deposit: £50.00

Level 5 Diploma for Dental CQC Registered Managers (RQF)

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Blended Learning

£2,700.00

The role of CQC Registered Provider and Registered Manager is developing on an ongoing basis. This programme has been designed to enable CQC Registered Managers to develop a range of knowledge and skills to enable them to keep ahead of quality management and its nature of ongoing improvement. This programme reflects the care sector’s standard professional development qualification for registered managers and involves four core units, these are:

Deposit: £100.00

Mental Capacity and Communication- In-house CPD

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Workshop

£750.00

This programme provides 4 hours core CPD. The content is directly linked to CQC outcomes and techniques for auditing and recording compliance

Deposit: £50.00

Orientation course for Level 5 Registered Management Course

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Home Learning

£100.00

This orientation programme introduces the functions of leadership and management. You will learn about the differences and similarities between these roles. You will also gain an understanding of different leadership styles and consider how each style could impact on working procedures Course Aims To introduce participants to the essential knowledge and understanding of leadership and ways that it links to quality of care management .

Deposit: £100.00

Practical Mentoring Skills

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Blended Learning

£699.00

A hands-on programme, learners will develop mentoring skills, which they will apply and evaluate with the support of their tutor.

Deposit: £50.00

Safeguarding Lead Training

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Blended Learning

£150.00

This programme defines the role and responsibilities of the practice safeguarding lead. It looks how the lead guides, educates, updates and informs the team on stafeguarding issues and consider the leads ongoing development needs.

Deposit: £150.00

Safeguarding Training for Dental Teams

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Workshop

£450.00

Overview of dental professionals roles and responsibilities for safeguarding. Developing polices and procedures and ensuring the team are ready to respond appropriately when required. This programme is offered in either 2 hour or 4 hour programmes.

Deposit: £50.00

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Testimonials

very good course, had all the help and support that i needed plus more! Really feel like I have benefited from the course.

Georgia Fowle, Introduction to Dental Reception Skills 2020

I found the course really helped me as I'm newly lead nurse. I found Becki really helped me with different approaches to leading my team. I even spoke to Becki about helping me with preparation to selling our practice. Becki is a great teacher and really cares for the people she helps.

ET, Introduction to Team Leading Skills for Dental Nurses- Home.

This course was a great course to complete alongside my working week. I was able to complete studies at my own pace and receive support from tutors whenever needed. The high point of this course was learning how to performance manage and support my staff effectively to ensure they develop fully in their career. This also means that the business get the best out of their staff. I have benefited hugely from this course as it has given me the confidence to manage my practice effectively and provided me with the knowledge to apply to my work. The tutor support with Gleny's Bridges is second to none. I was able to receive support and advice whenever needed. I would definitely recommend them as a course provider.

Amy Littler , Level 4 Dental Practice Management

I've just completed my Course in High skills in Dental Care Coordination and I honestly couldn't recommend Glenys Bridges enough. Had continuous support from Edita my tutor throughout the Course to help me achieve it! The webiste is simple and easy to use to upload work. I have gained great knowledge on Care Coordination and I am very happy I did my course with Glenys Bridges! Highly Recommend

Zoe , Higher Skills in Dental Care Coordination

I am a mature student and without the encouragement and the belief I my ability I truly believe I would not have been able to complete the course. As a result of completing this course I feel that as a Dental Nurse I have both gained confidence in myself and my ability and have a wealth of new knowledge to use in my job. I can not thank you enough Edita x you are amazing x

Heidi, Advanced Team Leading Skills for Dental Nurses -S 1

This course has been extremely enlightening, useful and enjoyable. The workshops for me were the highlight of the course as its great to interact with others and have all that lovely information explained to you. As I am about to help set up a new business the whole course has set me up to do this with knowledge , tools and confidence. Glenys is a great tutor and offered as much support as I felt I needed and never put me under pressure. I feel sad I have finished the course but hope to attend workshops run by Glenys in the future. Many thanks Sandra Kudla

Sandra Kudla, Advanced Dental Practice Management Skills S3

I have completed the Higher Skills for Lead Dental Nurses course with the amazing tutor Edita. Edita is such a warm and friendly person with unavailable knowledge and experience. She helped me to go through the whole course smoothly, without stress and always with good advice. During all tutorials, Edita was giving me support and she motivated me to believe in myself and my future. The skills and knowledge I gained during this course help me every day at work to be a good and confident Lead Nurse. I put into practice everything I have learned and I love to share my knowledge with my colleagues. I would higtly recommend all courses provided by Glenys Bridges and Partners to everyone

Justyna P, Higher Skills for Lead Dental Nurses- S2 Home

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