Oral Health Education
NEBDN Fully accredited Oral Health Education Course.
Our course will give you the educational experience, to build you knowledge, understanding, skills and personal attitude to be an effective oral health educator.
Aim -demonstrate skills in the management and delivery of oral health education, and the development of oral health promotion programmes for a range of groups of people
- provide insight into the scientific basis of oral health promotion education
- develop an understanding of the link between general health and oral health.
- design and deliver appropriate oral health message to individuals
- develop patient oral health care plans to prevent and minimise the effects of oral disease.
- provide comprehensive oral care using the most appropriate treatment modality.
- demonstrate the ability to empathise with patients
- communicate effectively with patients, parents, carers and colleagues
Learning content: The course follows the full NEBDN curriculum
We will enhance you knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviours in the following areas of professional practice
- MAINTAINING GOOD CLINICAL PRACTICE
- GENERAL HEALTH AND DISEASE
- PATIENT ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT PLANNING
- PATIENT MANAGEMENT
- HEALTH PROMOTION AND DISEASE PREVENTION
- MANAGEMENT, LEADERSHIP AND WORKING WITH OTHERS
Work based assessments: The course also includes a competence training element known as Record of Competence (RoC)
These assess your the application of your knowledge and skills and is designed to demonstrate your competence when undertaking oral health education with a number of specified patient groups and covering a range of topics,
The Record of Competence is in three parts.
- Part A: Practical Competence Assessment Sheets (PCAS) providing evidence of your involvement in the oral health care of 7 individuals,
- Part B: Case Study for the production of a detailed case study of your involvement in the oral health of one individual
- Part C: Supplementary Outcomes (SO) allows you to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of areas of the syllabus
This is a 90-minute written examination composed of two sections:
Part A – 45 multiple choice questions (MCQ)
Part B – 30 extended matching questions (EMQ)
Examinations are held twice a year in March and September.
Learning method: We offer a flex blended learning programme giving you a flexible and personalised learning experience, tailored to your needs. Online E-learning to you take you through the core learning material with 1:1 instructor support virtual meetings.
Experience required: You must be a registered Dental Nurse (RDN) to undertake this course