Delta Dental Training

Certificate in Oral Health Education

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Typology Course
Level Intermediate
Methodology Online
Duration 12 Months
  • Course
  • Intermediate
  • Online
  • Duration:
    12 Months

suitable for dental nurses who wish to become more involved in the provision of oral health advice. This course is also linked to the Certificate of Competency in Fluoride Application and the Certificate of Competency in Plaque Indices.

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Course programme

Certificate in Oral Health Education

The Certificate in Oral Health Education is a qualification suitable for qualified dental nurses who are required to provide oral health advice to patients under the direction of a dentist, therapist or hygienist.

Course content

  • Delivering oral health messages
  • Communication
  • Implementation of oral health education
  • Dental structures, Physiology and anatomy
  • Oral diseases and prevention
  • Society and oral health.

Course Requirements

Candidates must complete a Record of Experience containing:

Part A: Log sheets

The care of ten individuals, seen on at least two occasions is required and you must target at least six of the specified patient groups.

The setting should normally be within your own place of work but may be elsewhere if appropriate to the particular patient group.

Part B: Expanded Case Studies

Candidates must complete two case studies from the log sheets

  • one involving a child
  • one involving an adult

Each case study must be approximately 2000 words

Part C: Display/Exhibition

Candidates must use the set proforma to plan, produce and evaluate a display/exhibition which ideally, but not necessarily, should be in their place of work.

Candidates also sit a final examination comprising written and oral components.

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