Health and wellbeing


Working in dentistry is busy, and the nature of the work can at times be emotionally demanding. Looking after yourself is just as important as looking after patients, but it isn't always that easy, and sometimes the balance can tip in the wrong direction. If left unchecked, stress and anxiety can build up and impact your health, or your ability to deliver safe care.

This course aims to help you recognise the warning signs in yourself and others, as well as the steps you can take to seek support.

  • Module 1 considers your own wellbeing and potential barriers to seeking help
  • Module 2 covers sources of worry, responding constructively to negative feedback, and the psychological impact of complaints
  • Module 3 looks at the ways people cope with stressful situations, managing anxiety at work, and self-help resources
  • Module 4 considers how depression and burnout  may present in dental professionals
  • Module 5 is a short assessment of multiple choice questions.

Not a member?

If you're not a member, you can still access this course. You'll need to register. Once you've done that, go to the catalogue to enrol on the course.

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