The distance learning NEBDN accredited Oral Health Education course is suited to registered dental nurses who desire to become qualified oral health educators. The course is an excellent stepping stone towards retraining to become a hygienist.
Who should apply?
You should only enrol for this course if you are employed, qualified, registered, indemnified and:
- Have emailed firstname.lastname@example.org the required documentation below;*
- Are able to meet the NEBDN record of competence requirements - see below.
- Have access to a computer and the internet;
- Are passionate about promoting good oral health.
* We require the following documents completed and signed by yourself and your employer.
Please email scanned copies (you may take photos and email these) to email@example.com.
The RoC must take a minimum of three months to complete and includes:
A) Assessment of seven patients, four of whom must each be seen twice.
B) Production of a detailed written case study (with a word count of 2250-2750 words). This is usually one of the patients from the topic ranges requiring second visits.
C) Supplementary outcomes including:
- An exhibition demonstrating knowledge of the syllabus
- A record of verifiable CPD relevant to oral health education
- A reflective account
You must have access to the following topic ranges:
To be seen on two occasions
Prevention of Caries
Non-Carious Tooth Surface Loss
To be seen on one occasion
Care of Dentures
Care of Fixed Prosthesis
Care of Orthodontic Appliance
Throughout your RoC, you need to see at least five of the patient groups below:
Pregnant / nursing mothers
Parents of pre-school children (4 and under)
Parents of primary school children (5 – 11)
Seniors (65 and older)
People with special needs / medically comprised people
Exams are held online in March and September of each year. The next available exam date is Friday 9 September 2022 or 10 March 2023 and the next course start dates is:
- 7 February 2022
- 7 March 2022
Oral Health Promotion During a Time of Pandemic
The aim of this webinar is to learn how to utilise your skills and expertise outside of the dental surgery to promote good oral health habits during a time of pandemic. One hour of verifiable CPD awarded upon completion.(1) 5.0 average rating
Oral Health and General Health
The aim of this webinar is to understand the connection between oral health and general health. One hour of verifiable CPD awarded upon completion.(3) 5.0 average rating
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