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Infection Control Course

 Not available     24.00
 3 hours Coventry

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Overview

infectioncontrolcpd34The infection control course is a three-hour interactive training session suited to all members of the dental team. The course is taught by Katie Booth. Katie is passionate about teaching and has a wealth of knowledge and experience. She has completed an extensive range of training courses including the TrainerQuals Level 3 Infection Control Trainer Award.

Core topics covered:

- Legal Requirements

- Disease Transmission

- Handwashing and Gloving

- Housekeeping

- Needles and Other Sharps

- Waste Disposal

 

Level 2 Certificate: Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Lead

 Next start date: 4 November 2019    120 inc. VAT
 3 months Distance Learning

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Overview

Infection Control Lead CourseHave you been given the responsibility of becoming the infection prevention and control (IPC) lead, but feel like you are guessing what you need to have in place and what your role entails? If so, this course is designed to give you the knowledge and understanding to be a competent IPC lead. It provides in-depth instruction in areas such as sterilisation processes, working towards best practice, and IPC file content (such as audits and spot-checks). If you have been an IPC lead for a number of years and would like a refresher, this course will help to ensure that you are up to date on current guidelines for England.   Course Brochure

What is an IPC lead?

The IPC role is a leadership role. An IPC lead is the person responsible for control of cross-contamination and infection in primary dental practices. This person should be competent and qualified to carry out the role and able to report back to the registered manager. This person is in charge of all IPC policies, the sterilisation and decontamination of instruments, and the training of practice staff. 

Certificate in Dental Reception

 Next start date: 2 December 2019   110.00 inc. VAT
 3 months Distance Learning

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Overview

dental reception course DNNThis course is suitable for all members of the dental team and is aimed at receptionists, managers and nurses who have had no formal receptionist training. The course consists of online recorded tutorials, online quizzes and access to live online classrooms (webinars), giving you an opportunity to speak directly to the tutor and ask questions. The course requires a commitment of between one and two hours each week for six weeks. Learning modules are released on a weekly basis.   Course Brochure


What will you learn?

  • Customer Service – The Ultimate Patient Experience
  • Communication – How Effective Communication Results in Business Success
  • Marketing – The Forgotten Role of the Front Line Team
  • Meeting CQC Requirements – What You Need to Know on the Front Line
  • Information Governance and GDPR
  • Complaints Handling

Access learning modules online at a time that suits you.

  • A good internet connection is required.
  • Access to recorded video tutorials.
  • Access to live online classrooms (webinars/teleclasses) held after work hours.
  • Tutor support Monday- Friday.
  • You will have access to the modules for a maximum of three months.
  • You will be required to complete an online quiz for each tutorial.     

Certificate in Plaque Indices (Plaque Disclosing)

 Next start date: 18 November 2019   70.00 inc. VAT
 3 months Distance Learning

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Overview

Plaque indices distance learning

The aim of this course is to enable oral health educators to incorporate the use of the plaque control record confidently and competently into their appointments in order to help motivate patients in improving their oral hygiene. Plaque scoring using disclosing tablets or solution is part of oral health education which dental nurses may carry out without a referral, as long as they are trained, competent and indemnified.   Course Brochure

Summary of learning objectives

  • Have a good understanding of what indices are.
  • Be able to explain why we use dental plaque indices.
  • Be aware of different plaque indices methods. 
  • Be able to explain as a step-by-step guide the process of taking a dental plaque score (Plaque Control Score).
  • Have a good understanding of how we can use plaque indices in practice as dental nurses.
  • Be aware of any pre- / post- dental plaque indices advice to give the patient.
  • Be able to confidently write up appointment notes. 

 

Dental Receptionist Course

 Friday Not available   125.00 inc. VAT
 09:00 am - 17:00 pm Classroom

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Overview

reception course dentalDNN is excited to introduce a brand new one-day certificate course in dental reception. The course is suitable for all members of the dental team and is aimed at receptionists, managers and nurses who have had no formal receptionist training. 


What will you learn?

  • Customer Service – The Ultimate Patient Experience
  • Communication – How Effective Communication Results in Business Success
  • Marketing – The Forgotten Role of the Front Line Team
  • Meeting CQC Requirements – What You Need to Know on the Front Line
  • Information Governance – Are You Ready for GDPR?
  • Complaints Handling

The course is held at Henry Schein Dental, 18 Stanhope Place, London, W2 2HH 

Certificate in Fluoride Varnish Application

 Next start date: 18 November 2019   100.00 inc. VAT
 3 months Distance Learning

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Overview

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The aim of this course is to provide training for registered dental nurses to become competent and confident in applying fluoride varnish under the prescription of a dentist or as part of a structured oral health programme.

This course is suited to registered dental nurses, hygienists, therapists and orthodontic therapists.

  Course Brochure


What the course will cover:

  • Clinical patient management, patient care, standards, communication.
  • Scope of practice, consent.
  • Delivery of the correct knowledge, content and application of Delivering Better Oral Health, together with an explanation of the use of evidence-based statements.
  • Principles of oral health education and promotion.
  • History, use and benefits of fluoride. 
  • Clinical evidence in support of the use of fluoride varnish, particularly DoH.
  • Carious process and fluoride’s role in preventing occurrence/recurrence.
  • Dental anatomy in health and disease.
  • Contraindications for the use of fluoride varnish and fluoride toxicity.
  • Application of fluoride varnish.

 

Advanced Dental Nurse Training

 19 May - 9 June 2018   380.00 280.00 inc. VAT
 09:00am - 17:00pm Central London

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Overview

Gain three new skills in only two days and save £100.00 today.

Plaque Indices OHE

The Advanced Dental Nurse Training Course includes online learning modules and a two-day practical training day.

By booking on the Advanced Training you save £100.00. You can also book on the courses as individual courses if you can't attend both days.

The course awards 20 hours of verifiable CPD and is suited to registered nurses working in both private settings and in the National Health Service. 

 

Certificate in Fluoride Varnish Application and Plaque Indices (Scoring)

 Next start date: 18 November 2019   170120.00* inc. VAT
 3 months Distance Learning

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Overview

Plaque indices distance learningThe aim of this course is to provide training for registered dental nurses to become competent and confident in plaque scoring and applying fluoride varnish under the prescription of a dentist or as part of a structured oral health programme.

This course is suited to registered dental nurses, hygienists, therapists and orthodontic therapists.

Topics covered:

Oral Health Education and Promotion

Fluoride Varnish Application

Plaque Indices

 * Combined certificate offer ends 15/11/2019.

  

 

NEBDN Certificate in Oral Health Education Qualification

 Next start date: 3 June 2019    525.00
 9 months Distance Learning

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Overview

NEBDN logoRegistration is open until 28/06/2019

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 approximately 9 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 Friday 13 March 2020) – see the list of exam locations below.

   Course Brochure


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;
  7. Are able to attend one of the listed exam locations below.

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

DNN upholds a strict application process to ensure candidates are suitable for the course. You may be required to undertake a telephone interview. 

You should attach or send the following documents with your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:

  1. Your GDC Registration;
  2. Your main supervisor’s GDC Registration;
  3. Signed NEBDN Contract:       Download Contract Here

Before you apply you should read our terms and conditions and student fitness to practice policy

Exam Centres

You must attend an exam at one of the listed exam locations. 

Exam date: Friday 13 March 2020 

Exam Locations

  • Brighton - Available
  • Manchester - Available

Certificate in Dental Practice Management

 Next start date: 25 November 2019   110.00  inc. VAT
 3 months Distance Learning

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Overview

PM Course 2017Do you want to become a practice manager? Or have you stepped into the role after being a dental nurse or receptionist? If so, this course is perfect for you – it will give you an excellent foundation for being a successful, knowledge-rich manager. 

The course is taught by Nicki Rowland BSc, Dip Man. Nicki has lived and breathed practice management since opening Perfect 32 Dental Practice in East Yorkshire with her husband in 2005. Over the past ten years, she has nurtured her team to achieve exemplary standards in both clinical and customer service-based areas of work.

As a result, the practice has won numerous awards. In 2010, it won the National Training Awards for Yorkshire and Humber, and was also a national finalist in the NTA Small Employer category. In 2011, it won The Training Business of the Year Award in the local Chambers of Commerce Awards. In 2012, Nicki herself was awarded Practice Manager of the Year by the UK’s Association of Dental Administrators and Managers (ADAM).

Nicki has recently set up her own business, Practices Made Perfect by Nicki Rowland, which primarily operates as a dental consultancy and training organisation. She is passionate about sharing her knowledge and enthusiasm with other practices to help them survive and grow in the present tough economic and political climates.   Course Brochure


What will you learn?

This course is an introduction to Dental Practice Management

Building on a solid foundation

  • Module 1: Overview of the role and responsibilities of a practice manager, with a focus on the essential elements of business planning.
  • Module 2: Compliance with CQC, GDC and DoH; changes in CQC standards and inspections.
  • Module 3: Leadership and management – an essential blend.
  • Module 4: Effective communication.
  • Module 5: Resource management.
  • Module 6: Staff development – driving business growth. (This webinar completes the course cycle and links staff PDPs to SMART objectives within the business plan.)

Bonus Tutorials:

  • Marketing for the dental team
  • Finance
  • Human resource management

Access learning modules online at a time that suits you.

  • A good internet connection is required.
  • Access to recorded video tutorials.
  • Access to live online classrooms (webinars/teleclasses) held after work hours.
  • Tutor support Monday- Friday.
  • You will have access to the modules for a maximum of three months.
  • You will be required to complete an online quiz for each tutorial.    

 

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

 Next start date: 3 June 2019    600.00
 9 months Distance Learning

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Overview

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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 takes approximately 9 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 Friday 13 March 2020) – see the list of exam locations below.


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;
  7. Are able to attend one of the listed exam locations below.

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

DNN upholds a strict application process to ensure candidates are suitable for the course. You may be required to undertake a telephone interview. 

You should attach or send the following documents with your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:

  1. Your GDC Registration;
  2. Your main supervisor’s GDC Registration;
  3. Signed NEBDN Contract:       Download Contract Here

Before you apply you should read our terms and conditions and student fitness to practice policy

Exam Centres

You must attend an exam at one of the listed exam locations. 

Exam date: Friday 13 March 2020 

Exam Locations

  • Brighton - Available
  • Manchester - Available

Fluoride Varnish Application and Plaque Indices

 Saturday 14 March 2020   180.00140.00* inc. VAT
 09:00am - 17:00pm Classroom

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Overview

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The Fluoride Varnish Application and Plaque Indices Course includes a one-day workshop, online learning and a Record of Competence (ROC) portfolio to complete in practice under supervision. 

The course is suited to registered nurses and hygienists working in both private settings and in the National Health Service. 

Topics covered:

  • Oral Health Education and Promotion
  • Fluoride Varnish Application
  • Plaque Indices

* Early bird discount ends 01/12/2019

 

 

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