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Communicating Professional Accomplishments in Your Dental Hygienist Resume

September 5, 2023 | by dental.cpdpro.org.uk


About This Course

Learn the key components and professional language needed to create a strong dental resume. Build a powerful professional profile statement and refine your resume with best practices and peer reviews in this comprehensive course.

Why Take This Course?

Dental professionals often struggle with effectively showcasing their skills and experience on their resumes. This can hinder their chances of being selected for job interviews or considered for promotions. The course mentioned focuses on addressing this challenge by providing guidance on creating a strong resume in dentistry. It covers all the essential components of a professional resume and provides insight into what employers look for when reviewing resumes. By taking this course, dental professionals can improve their chances of success in their career.

This course is beneficial for those looking to improve their resume in the field of dentistry. It covers key components, professional language, and best practices for crafting a strong and effective resume. Additionally, it includes case studies and peer reviews to help assess and refine the strength of the resume.

How This Course Supports GDC Enhanced Dental CPD

logo of the General Dental Council“Dental professionals have a duty to keep their knowledge and skills up to date. A primary qualification is only the first step in their education and development which should last throughout their professional life”
General Dental Council
Learning ObjectivesAnticipated Outcomes
1: By the end of this course, learners will be able to craft a concise and relevant career objective that outlines their professional goals and potential contributions to the dental practice.1: Upon completion of the course, participants are expected to demonstrate an improvement in their job application skills, specifically in creating compelling and personalized career objectives and professional summaries.
2: Upon completion, learners will have the capacity to effectively list and present their professional achievements, demonstrating their developing expertise and dedication within the dentistry field.2: As a result of this course, learners will likely contribute to the professional development of the dental field, bringing heightened preparedness and relevance to the application process.
3: Participants will demonstrate their ability to emphasise and leverage entrepreneurial experiences in dentistry, showcasing their innovative skills and impact on patient outcomes or operational efficiencies.3: The course should lead to an improved understanding and utilization of the participants’ professional achievements and entrepreneurial experiences when crafting their resumes.
4: By the final session, learners will have mastered the construction of an impactful professional summary that summarises their qualifications, key achievements, and alignment with the job role.4: In the wider context, the course aims to contribute to the enhancement of the quality of professionals in the dental field, thus potentially elevating the standards of dental practices.
5: At the course’s conclusion, attendees will have developed the competency to create a tailored and professionally appealing career objective and professional summary for a role within the dentistry field.5: Following the course, the expectation is that attendees will consistently apply the learned techniques in their real-world job applications, leading to a higher success rate in their career pursuits within the dental field.

Regulatory Standards

✅ A – Effective Communication
✅ B – Effective Management
✅ C – Maintenance in Field of Practice
✅ D – Maintenance in Patient Confidence
✅ Caring
✅ Effective
✅ Leadership
✅ Responsive
✅ Safe

🕐 90 minutes of Enhanced Dental CPD

Course Description

This course covers the importance of having a professional resume in dentistry, including key components and professional language. It also covers building a strong personal and contact information section, crafting a powerful professional profile statement, articulating skills, experience, and education, and refining and formatting the resume with best practices and peer reviews. The course includes case studies and hypothetical situations to assess the strength of the resume.

Course Outline

Section 1

Section 1 of the course content covers the importance of a professional resume in dentistry, the key components of a compelling resume, and the usage of professional language and tone. It also includes a comparative analysis of professional and inadequate resume examples.

Section 2

Section 2 of this course focuses on building the personal and contact information section of your professional resume, including establishing professional contact details and tailoring personal branding. It also covers the importance of a professional email address and evaluating effective personal and contact information sections.

Section 3

Section 3 of the course focuses on crafting a powerful professional profile for your dental hygiene resume. You will learn about the role and importance of a professional profile, how to write a strong profile statement, showcase your professional philosophy and values, and highlight any specialized skills. The section also provides case studies to help you assess the strength of your professional profile.

Section 4

Section 4 of the course covers articulating your skills, experience, and education. It includes choosing relevant skills and competencies, detailing and giving context to your work experience, outlining your educational background proficiently, and exercising skill and experience detailing through hypothetical situations.

Section 5

Section 5 of this course covers refining, formatting, and reviewing your resume. It includes best practices for resume design and formatting, optimizing your resume with keywords, making effective use of action verbs, and the role of peer reviews and professional editing. The section concludes with a summary of the key components of an effective dental hygienist resume and a checklist for ensuring its success.

Course Reviews

This course provided essential insights on creating a professional dental resume that truly stands out. I appreciated the detailed instruction on crafting a strong profile statement and formatting the document for maximum impact.

✅ Met Course Objectives✅ Met Course Outcomes✅ Would Recommend ✅ Had Positive Impact

As a dental professional, I found this course to be incredibly helpful in refining my resume and highlighting my unique skills and experience. The case studies and peer reviews were particularly valuable in assessing the strength of my document.

✅ Met Course Objectives✅ Met Course Outcomes✅ Would Recommend ✅ Had Positive Impact

Overall, I highly recommend this course to any dental professional looking to create a standout resume. The comprehensive instruction and practical exercises make it easy to apply the concepts in real-world settings.

✅ Met Course Objectives✅ Met Course Outcomes✅ Would Recommend ✅ Had Positive Impact

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