Oral Health Education Certificate
Certificate in Oral Health Education - NEBDN
Who is this course for?
This qualification is suitable for qualified dental nurses who are required to provide oral health advice to patients under the direction of a dentist.
Formal Entry Requirements
To undertake the qualification you must:
a) be registered with the General Dental Council
b) have the support of your employing dentist to act as supervisor and validate the workplace activities for the Record of Experience.
What does the course involve?
The syllabus for the Certificate in Oral Health Education reflects the theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary for dental nurses to provide health education in a relevant dental environment.
You will be covering Society and Oral Health, Oral Diseases and Prevention, Dental Structures, Physiology and Anatomy, among other topics.
Your Record of Experience assesses the application of that knowledge in practical situations and the skills required. The record has three parts to be completed, including Log Sheets, Expanded Case Studies and Display work.
A total of 30 hours of theory may be delivered in college or at facilities in the local area.
How will I be assessed?
Assessment is by a written and oral examination, along with the Record of Experience.