The distance learning NEBDN accredited Oral Health Education 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 takes nine months to complete and is comprised of online learning modules, a record of competence (which must be completed in clinic under supervision), and a written exam (held on 9th March 2018 – see the list of exam locations below).
Who Should Apply?
You should only apply for this course if you are qualified, registered, indemnified and:
- Have access to five of the seven specified patient groups (see groups below)
- Have access to one or more committed supervisors;
- Have the self-discipline required to complete the course;
- Have access to a computer and the internet;
- Feel you are motivated enough to complete the course;
- Are able to attend one of the listed exam locations below.
- Pregnant/nursing mothers
- Parents of preschool children (4 and under)
- Parents of primary school children (5 – 11)
- Adolescent (12 – 15)
- Adult (16 – 64)
- Seniors (65 and older)
- Special Needs / Medically compromised
Registration is currently closed and will reopen in July 2017.
DNN upholds a strict application process to ensure candidates are suitable for the course.
- Your GDC Registration;
- Your main supervisor’s GDC Registration;
- CPD Certificate (no older than twelve months) – Medical Emergencies;
- CPD Certificate (no older than twelve months) – Safeguarding Vulnerable Children, Young Adults and Adults;
- CPD Certificate (no older than twelve months) – Disinfection and Decontamination;
- CPD Certificate (no older than twelve months) – Legal and Ethical Issues.
Please contact DNN if you are not up-to-date with your CPD.
- £492 – excludes NEBDN exam fee (£195.00)
- Less £25.00 for students who have completed the Introduction to Oral Health Education Online Course or Fluoride Varnish Application Course
- Non-refundable deposit required upon acceptance onto course: £192.00. Remaining tutorial fees due by 01/06/2017.
- 5% discount for Henry Schein customers Print Application
You must attend an exam at one of the listed exam locations. We can only take a maximum of 15 students per location.
Exam date: 9th March 2018
- London - Not available
- Birmingham - Not available
- Manchester - Not available
- Sheffield - Not available
- Leeds - Not available
- Liverpool - Not available
- Glasgow - Not available
- Edinburgh - Not available
- Cardiff - Not available
- Belfast - Not available