NEBDN Certificate in Oral Health Education (OHE, Plaque Indices and Fluoride Varnish Application)

 Next start date: 6 September 2021    749.00
 Flexible Distance Learning

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 Overview

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100% of our students passed the March 2021 NEBDN OHE exam.

This course includes the NEBDN accredited Oral Health Education course, the DNN Plaque Indices Course and the DNN Fluoride Varnish Application Course. This 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. The course is comprised of online learning modules, a record of competence (which must be completed in clinic under supervision), and an online exam (held on Friday 11 March 2022 or Friday 9 September 2022).


Who Should Apply?

You should only apply for this course if you are employed, qualified, registered, indemnified and:

  1. Have access to five of the seven specified patient groups (see groups below);
  2. Are able to meet the NEBDN record of competence requirements - View here;
  3. Have access to one or more committed mentors/supervisors;
  4. Have the self-discipline required to complete the course;
  5. Have access to a computer and the internet;
  6. Feel you are motivated enough to complete the course;

 Patient Groups

  1. Pregnant/nursing mothers 
  2. Parents of preschool children (4 and under)
  3. Parents of primary school children (5 – 11) 
  4. Adolescent (12 – 15) 
  5. Adult (16 – 64)
  6. Seniors (65 and older)
  7. Special Needs / Medically compromised

Entry Requirements

We require enrolment documents before you can enrol onto this course.

Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. the below enrolment documents:

  1. Your GDC Registration;
  2. Application - click here
  3. NEBDN Service Level Agreement - click here
  4. NEBDN Training Monitoring Form - click here
  5. DNN Terms and Conditions - click here
  6. DNN Service Level Agreement - click here

Exam Centres: Final exams are now permanently online

Next available exam date: Friday 11 March 2022 

Friday 9 September 2022

Exams are held in March and September of each year.

 

 Benefits

One of the major benefits of our online course is the online classrooms which are interactive and allow you to have regular contact with your tutor and other students on the course. 

  • Online tutorials.
  • Course folder.
  • Affordable.
  • Excellent Tutor support.
  • Flexible learning.
  • Nationwide availability.
  • 45+ hours of Verifiable CPD.
  • 100% of our students passed the March 2020 exam.
  • NEBDN Oral Health Education qualification awarded upon successful completion.

 Course Structure

  Print/View Syllabus

The course comprises the following:

1) Completion of an online course

2) Production of a Record of Competence online portfolio (SAMPLE), to include:

  • A) Assessment of seven patients, four of whom should each be seen twice (see course outline for assessment due dates).
  • B) Production of a detailed written case study (with a word count of between 2250-2750 words) for one of the patients.
  • C) Completion of an additional project, to include either an exhibition demonstrating knowledge of the syllabus and a record of continuing professional development relating to oral health education. This may include meetings, courses, further reading and research. 

3) Written exam


Video Tutorials

The course is taught through our academy website here and includes recorded online video tutorials, which include bite-sized videos followed by multi-choice questions. You can test our online learning systems, listen to the tutor Melanie and gain free verifiable CPD here.


Tutor Support

Each student is allocated a tutor and assessor who will assist you virtually – both with the theory and with the clinical work. You will have access to your tutor’s email address, and tutors are available at specified times to speak by telephone. You can also speak to your tutor via online classrooms. Your tutor will assess your record of competence throughout the nine months and provide you with guidance and feedback.

 Tutors

melanie tutor OHE

Melanie Pomphrett RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist: 259337

Qualifications: Advanced Diploma in Dental Nursing. Foundation Degree of Science in Oral Health Science, Level 3 Award in Education and Training. Melanie is currently completing her Masters.

 

 


Varnish App tutorStephanie Carter RDT, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist and Therapist: 119601

Qualifications: Diploma Dental Hygiene and Therapy, National Certificate Dental Nursing, Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training, Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement, NEBDN Certificate Dental Radiography, ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management, Smoking Cessation Counselling Levels 1 and 2, Young Counsellors Certificate

 


e learning tutor assessor ELEmma Leather RDN

Registered Dental Nurse: 148732

Qualifications: NVQ Level 3 Dental Nursing,  Level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management, Level 4 National Certificate in Internal Quality Assurance, Level 3 Award in Education and Training, Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement, Oral Health Education (BDA) 

Competency Training: Impression-Taking, Fluoride Varnish Application 

 

Hilary UrryHilary Urry RDN

Registered Dental Nurse: 139277

Qualifications: Foundation Degree in Advanced Dental Nursing (University of Kent), Certificate Dental Radiography (City University London), Level 3 Certificate on Education & Training, Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement

 

 DATES

 

Available Cohorts 2021:

  • 6 September 2021 - Available

 Payment

  • Our course fee: £554.00 inc VAT
  • NEBDN Registration includes examination and Record of Competence fee: £195.00 (Paid to NEBDN)
  • Total: £749.00

Or you have the option to pay the course over four months but this increases the fee to:

  • Monthly payment: £198.75
  • Our course fee: £600.00 inc VAT
  • NEBDN Registration includes examination and Record of Competence fee: £195.00 (Paid to NEBDN)
  • Total: £795.00 

Failure to make monthly payments will result in automatic removal from the course.

 ENROL

We require enrolment documents before you can enrol onto this course.

Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. the below enrolment documents:

  1. Your GDC Registration
  2. Application - click here
  3. NEBDN Service Level Agreement - click here
  4. NEBDN Training Monitoring Form - click here
  5. DNN Terms and Conditions - click here
  6. DNN Service Level Agreement - click here

Upon receipt of these documents we will email you an invoice.