Start Training Limited

Certificate in Oral Health Education

Start Training Limited
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Typology Postgraduate
Methodology Distance Learning
Duration Flexible
  • Postgraduate
  • Distance Learning
  • Duration:
    Flexible
Description

In order to complete the qualification a dental nurse must be registered with the General Dental Council and have the support of their employing dentist to act as Supervisor and validate the workplace activities for the completion of the Record of Experience.
Suitable for: The Certificate in Oral Health Education is suitable for qualified dental nurses who provide oral health advice to patients under the direct supervision of a dentist. The NEBDN Post Graduate Qualification is aimed to advance the education of dental nurses for the benefit of the public.

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· Requirements

Nurses must do 2 case studies 1 involving a child, 1 involving an adult. Examinations are held on third Saturday of March and September each year. There is a 90 minute written paper consisting of 2 parts, a 30 minute multiple choice questions and short answer questions and 3 compulsory essay questions. There is also a 5 minute verbal presentation on one of the case studies. The remaining 10 minutes will consist of general oral health topics. Nurses would either attend 15 tutor led sessions at Start Training or would complete the work by distance learning with tutor support.

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Course programme

The Certificate in Oral Health Education is suitable for qualified dental nurses who provide oral health advice to patients under the direct supervision of a dentist. The NEBDN Post Graduate Qualification is aimed to advance the education of dental nurses for the benefit of the public.

In order to complete the qualification a dental nurse must be registered with the General Dental Council and have the support of their employing dentist to act as Supervisor and validate the workplace activities for the completion of the Record of Experience

Part A: Log Sheets

The dental nurse will provide and care for the oral health advice of TEN individuals, seen on at least TWO occasions and must cover at least SIX of the specified patient groups.

Part B: Expanded Case Studies

The dental nurse must complete TWO case studies from the log sheets.

  • ONE involving a child
  • ONE involving an adult

Each case study must be 2000 words long covering a topic from the range specified.

Part C: Display/Exhibition

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

Examination

The examination, which will assess underpinning knowledge and understanding, takes place on the third Saturday of March and September each year and is held in selected areas.

Written Paper

The 90 minute written paper consists of: Part A: - 30 minute multiple choice questions

- Short answer questions

Part B: - 3 essay questions, all of which are compulsory

Oral

The oral exam lasts a total of 15 minutes. The dental nurse will be required to give a 5 minute verbal presentation on one of their case studies, of which they would have been informed by the exam board three weeks prior to the examination. The remaining 10 minutes will consist of general oral health topics.

In order to complete the above requirements and prepare for the external examination dental nurses are required to attend 15 tutor lead sessions at Start Training Limited, taking place each fortnight on Friday afternoons from 12.30 – 3.30pm, over a 30 week period, prior to the examination.

Additional information

Payment options: £60.00 deposit payable on registration then fees can be paid in installments or in full prior to starting.

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