The 5As of Evidence Based Dentistry: Asking the Right Questions

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This is a recorded webinar which will provide information on The 5As of Evidence Based Dentistry: Asking the Right Questions

Upon submission of the shortened evaluation form, you will be automatically certified for 1.1 hours of vCPD. 0.5 sessions of CPDA can be claimed by eligible dentists

Aims and Learning Outcomes


To refine the participants' skills and knowledge in the use and analysis of evidence as it applies to clinical practice.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify drivers for change within own clinical practice.
  • Ask focused clinical questions.
  • Use these focused, SMART questions to interrogate the literature using PICO and other tools.
  • Gain confidence in the use of critical appraisal tools to assess the level and strength of evidence and the validity of clinical guidance.
  • Justify recommendations for change and improvement based on evidence-based principles.
  • Demonstrate insight into the limitations of the evidence base.

GDC Development Outcomes:

  • (B) Effective Management
  • (C) Knowledge & Skills Development
  • (D) Maintaining Patient Confidence

This Video is available on Portal TV to access please:

  1. Click on the Portal TV Logo
  2. Log into Portal
  3. Once logged in, go to iBooklet/Search for.../Portal TV in the menu on the left
  4. Click on Dental
  5. Look for the window for the recording you wish to view. In this case "The 5As of Evidence Based Dentistry: Asking the Right Questions" and click on the blue button "REGISTER NOW"
  6. Once you complete your booking and pay the Portal charge, go back to the Portal TV tab and click the "REFRESH" button
  7. When you re-enter Dental, you will note that you are now registered and you can watch the recording by clicking on the video
  8. Once you have watched the recording, you can close the recording window
  • To demonstrate you have watched the recording and generate your certificate of attendance, you must return your reflective comments on the shortened evaluation form you will find in iBooklet/Manage.../Your Course Evaluations
  • Once you have submitted your form, your certificate can be accessed and downloaded in iBooklet/Reports & Certificates/Course Certificates in the usual way
  • You will have access to the recording until 12.02.2025   and can watch it as many times as you wish

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  • Published 13/12/2021
  • Last reviewed 12/02/2024
  • Next review due 12/02/2025