On-demand, Enhanced CPD for the UK dentist

Dental Sleep Medicine training course for dentists and support staff wishing to further their knowledge and understanding about treating patients who snore and/or may have obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA).

Custom-made, prescription, anti-snoring devices, are first-line therapy for snoring and are second-line for obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA).

The Complete Training Course (with UK specific content) offers you:

  • Knowledge of how to screen patients for OSA.
  • How to stay indemnified by using the ARTP & BSDSM recognised pre-treatment screening protocol


The entire training course consists of 9 on-demand chapters, the first two of which are FREE. 

The peer-reviewed curriculum has been created in line with the content requirements set out in the Association of Respiratory Technology and Physiology's Standard of Care document for Mandibular Repositioning Devices* and created in line with the requirements of the NHS Information Standard.

As such, you become eligible for insurance cover from the DDU and DPL.

You will learn How to screen patients and identify those who are safe to treat without a prior medical diagnosis and recognise those who need further investigation.

Upon completion, all students with a GDC number, will be posted a paper Course Certificate, stating the Course Objectives and Enhanced, Verifiable CPD credit earned (7 hours).

Please Note:
We are not a manufacturer of anti-snoring devices. So, you'll get the full picture...

Learn from Adrian how to:

  • Screen for sleep apnoea
  • Help snorers without waiting for a medical referral
  • Get the protrusive 'bite' right
  • Select the most appropriate custom oral appliance
  • Build your sleep business
  • Become an expert in a new and developing field
  • Build a network of referral sources
  • And much more!


All supported by a private FaceBook group and interactive webinars, the complete Academy meets the criteria set by the GDC for 7 hours of enhanced, verifiable CPD.

We're confident you’ll be delighted with the Academy, so we offer a “30-Day Money-Back Guarantee” to ensure your satisfaction. If for any reason you wish to discontinue using the Academy, we will promptly issue a refund. Simply contact Adrian contact@snorer.com about our 30-Day Money-Back Guarantee. 

The Academy training course has been peer-reviewed by Dr Shouresh Charkhandeh DDS.

Last updated March 2018. Next review March 2020.

Course curriculum

UK Complete

How and When to Prescribe Anti-Snoring Devices

On-demand, Professional CPD specifically for the UK dentist

The Snorer.training Academy provides enhanced CPD for general dentists and support staff wishing to further their knowledge and understanding about managing patients who snore and/or may have obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA).


Academy (complete course of 9 chapters) Aims, Learning Objectives, Educational Outcomes for Verifiable CPD

Aims

  • To enlighten GDPs about sleep related breathing disorders and the vital role they may play enhancing the lives of their patients’ sleep and breathing.
  • To educate General Dental Practitioners (GDPs) to safely provide anti-snoring devices.
  • To empower GDPs to act upon the education they have undertaken.

Learning Objectives

This online program (Academy) is divided into 9 individual chapters, each with a short assessment and explanation. The final examination has a minimum pass mark (80%) to satisfy verifiable CPD requirements and ensure GDPs are educated sleep professionals.

The specific learning objectives are:


  • Understand the relationship between snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and identify the signs and symptoms.
  • Understand how to screen, assess, treat and monitor snoring patients.
  • Understand the role of the dentist concerning sleep related breathing disorders (SRBD).
  • Understand the basic indications/contraindications for mandibular repositioning devices (MRDs).
  • Understand how to record a protrusive bite registration.
  • Understand the dentist’s “Duty of Care” for MRD users. Understand MRD titration protocols for snoring and OSA.


*ARTP Standards of Care document accessible from this page: http://www.artp.org.uk/en/sleep/sleep-standards/sleep-documents.cfm/sleep-standards-iods [opens in a new tab].

On-demand, Enhanced CPD for the UK dentist

KnowSleep™ Dental Sleep Medicine Academy Benefits:

  • Learn How to screen for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA)

  • Know When to prescribe an anti-snoring device or refer for further investigation

  • Learn How to stay within the bounds of your professional indemnity insurance (DDU & DPL)

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