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NEBDN Certificate in Fluoride Varnish Application

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NEBDN Certificate in Fluoride Varnish Application

This Course At A Glance

  • Get qualified to apply fluoride varnish
  • Take on more responsibility in your role
  • Fully accredited by the NEBDN
  • Study solely online or through virtual lessons
  • Designed for Dental Nurses
  • Exams not included

About Your Course

If you want more from your career as a Dental Nurse, you can take on more responsibility by applying fluoride varnish onto the teeth of dental patients. This preventative treatment can be highly beneficial to children and adults alike. Gaining this additional skill will make you more desirable as a dental professional.

This Certificate in Fluoride Varnish Application will give you the skills, knowledge and understanding to provide effective fluoride varnish applications for your patients.

Accredited by the NEBDN, through online study and practical training you will learn how to carry out fluoride varnish treatments correctly and safely in your dental practice.

The course will cover everything you need to know from patient management to the theories and evidence relating to the application of fluoride on the teeth.

By developing in-depth knowledge you will be able to confidently explain the treatment to your patients, including its major benefits. This will allow patients to feel at ease and give their informed consent ahead of the treatment.

You will also become a source of valuable knowledge to your peers, helping them to correctly inform and recommend the treatment to other patients.

Flexible Learning to Suit Your Lifestyle

Discover a variety of delivery methods tailored to your preferences. Study at your own pace online or enjoy extra support with virtual classrooms, including tutor-led online sessions through our sister brand SmileWisdom, part of the learndirect Digital Group. Connect with fellow students and engage with your tutor during scheduled virtual lessons.

Getting Started

learndirect is the leading UK online course provider. This NEBDN Certificate in Fluoride Varnish Application, which is equivalent to a Level 4 qualification, is nationally recognised and accredited by the National Examining Board for Dental Nurses (NEBDN).

This NEBDN course is delivered through a blend of online learning as well as practical assessments. This method of study gives you the flexibility to complete your course in a way that suits you, with minimal impact on your current commitments.

The course is suitable for those wishing to further their career, become competent in applying fluoride varnish and for those wanting to progress to become Hygiene Therapists.

The course also counts towards verifiable CPD.

In addition, you will need to pay the NEBDN Record of Competence fee which is £95.00.

Modules

Unit 1: Induction

Unit 2: Maintaining good clinical practice

Unit 3: Principles of oral health promotion and disease prevention

Unit 4: Dental caries

Unit 5: Conditions of the hard and soft tissues of the oral cavity

Unit 6: Fluoride and the practical application of fluoride varnish

Unit 7: Community-based fluoride application programmes

Unit 8: Patient management and communication

Entry Requirements

To enrol on this course, you must:

  • Be enrolled with a Centre accredited by NEBDN
  • Be sufficiently fluent in written and spoken English to communicate with patients, their relatives, the dental team and other healthcare professionals in the UK
  • Be able to meet the work-based clinical requirements of the Record of Competence, by being employed as a Dental Nurse.

Minimum Age restriction

You must be 16 or older to study this course.

Average completion timeframe

12 – 24 Months

Assessment requirements

Formative workplace assessment – the Record of Competence 

Placement or Practical required

Required to complete a work-based Record of Competence (RoC). There are two sections to the RoC: Practical Competence Assessment Sheets (PCAS) Supplementary outcomes

If placement or practical required, when?

Yes, at enrolment

Exams required

There is no examination required for this qualification.

Additional requirements

In order to be awarded this qualification, you must: Complete and satisfy the requirements of the RoC.

Certification Timeframe

Up to 12 weeks from RoC completion.

Course Fees

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

Record of Competence (eRoC)

To achieve a certificate in Fluoride Varnish Application you are required to complete a work-based Recoed of Competence (RoC). There are two sections to the RoC:

  • Practical Competence Assessment Sheets (PCAS)
  • Supplementary outcomes

Examination

There is no examination required for this qualification.

Award of qualification

In order to be awarded this qualification, you must:

  • Complete and satisfy the requirements of the RoC

NEBDN

NEBDN logo

Upon completion of this course you will be awarded NEBDN Level 4 Certificate in Fluoride Varnish Application.

The National Examining Board for Dental Nurses (NEBDN) have been examining and awarding dental nursing qualifications for over 75 years. They are commonly acknowledged as the UK's finest qualification provider for dental nurses.

Developing your career

With this NEBDN Certificate in Fluoride Varnish Application you can expand your skillset, increase your employability prospects, be better positioned to advance your career and potentially command a higher wage.

Not only will you be qualified to apply fluoride varnish, you will also have the knowledge and confidence to inform dental patients and dental professionals about the benefits of the treatment. This is because the course is designed to develop your self-confidence by enhancing your skills.

In addition to increasing your earning potential, this qualification can also help you work towards a career as a Dental Hygienist or a Dental Therapist. Upon completion of your course you will be certified and ready to take the next step in your career.

Frequently Asked Questions

This qualification is suitable for GDC registered dental nurses assisting the dentist in fluoride application. The qualification will benefit dental nurses, their practice and their dentists. This course is particularly suitable for dental nurses who are interested in working with younger patients and have an interest in oral health.
This qualification will give ambitious dental nurses the clinical skills to work under the prescription of a dentist providing fluoride varnish application to patients. This will enable them to provide effective fluoride varnish application within a community-based programme or as part of a structured dental health programme.
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Thursday 29th February
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Thursday 29th February

NEBDN Certificate in Fluoride Varnish Application

This Course At A Glance

  • Get qualified to apply fluoride varnish
  • Take on more responsibility in your role
  • Fully accredited by the NEBDN
  • Study solely online or through virtual lessons
  • Designed for Dental Nurses
  • Exams not included

About Your Course

If you want more from your career as a Dental Nurse, you can take on more responsibility by applying fluoride varnish onto the teeth of dental patients. This preventative treatment can be highly beneficial to children and adults alike. Gaining this additional skill will make you more desirable as a dental professional.

This Certificate in Fluoride Varnish Application will give you the skills, knowledge and understanding to provide effective fluoride varnish applications for your patients.

Accredited by the NEBDN, through online study and practical training you will learn how to carry out fluoride varnish treatments correctly and safely in your dental practice.

The course will cover everything you need to know from patient management to the theories and evidence relating to the application of fluoride on the teeth.

By developing in-depth knowledge you will be able to confidently explain the treatment to your patients, including its major benefits. This will allow patients to feel at ease and give their informed consent ahead of the treatment.

You will also become a source of valuable knowledge to your peers, helping them to correctly inform and recommend the treatment to other patients.

Flexible Learning to Suit Your Lifestyle

Discover a variety of delivery methods tailored to your preferences. Study at your own pace online or enjoy extra support with virtual classrooms, including tutor-led online sessions through our sister brand SmileWisdom, part of the learndirect Digital Group. Connect with fellow students and engage with your tutor during scheduled virtual lessons.

Getting Started

learndirect is the leading UK online course provider. This NEBDN Certificate in Fluoride Varnish Application, which is equivalent to a Level 4 qualification, is nationally recognised and accredited by the National Examining Board for Dental Nurses (NEBDN).

This NEBDN course is delivered through a blend of online learning as well as practical assessments. This method of study gives you the flexibility to complete your course in a way that suits you, with minimal impact on your current commitments.

The course is suitable for those wishing to further their career, become competent in applying fluoride varnish and for those wanting to progress to become Hygiene Therapists.

The course also counts towards verifiable CPD.

In addition, you will need to pay the NEBDN Record of Competence fee which is £95.00.

Modules

Unit 1: Induction

Unit 2: Maintaining good clinical practice

Unit 3: Principles of oral health promotion and disease prevention

Unit 4: Dental caries

Unit 5: Conditions of the hard and soft tissues of the oral cavity

Unit 6: Fluoride and the practical application of fluoride varnish

Unit 7: Community-based fluoride application programmes

Unit 8: Patient management and communication

Entry Requirements

To enrol on this course, you must:

  • Be enrolled with a Centre accredited by NEBDN
  • Be sufficiently fluent in written and spoken English to communicate with patients, their relatives, the dental team and other healthcare professionals in the UK
  • Be able to meet the work-based clinical requirements of the Record of Competence, by being employed as a Dental Nurse.

Minimum Age restriction

You must be 16 or older to study this course.

Average completion timeframe

12 – 24 Months

Assessment requirements

Formative workplace assessment – the Record of Competence 

Placement or Practical required

Required to complete a work-based Record of Competence (RoC). There are two sections to the RoC: Practical Competence Assessment Sheets (PCAS) Supplementary outcomes

If placement or practical required, when?

Yes, at enrolment

Exams required

There is no examination required for this qualification.

Additional requirements

In order to be awarded this qualification, you must: Complete and satisfy the requirements of the RoC.

Certification Timeframe

Up to 12 weeks from RoC completion.

Course Fees

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

Assessment

Record of Competence (eRoC)

To achieve a certificate in Fluoride Varnish Application you are required to complete a work-based Recoed of Competence (RoC). There are two sections to the RoC:

  • Practical Competence Assessment Sheets (PCAS)
  • Supplementary outcomes

Examination

There is no examination required for this qualification.

Award of qualification

In order to be awarded this qualification, you must:

  • Complete and satisfy the requirements of the RoC

Qualifications

NEBDN

NEBDN logo

Upon completion of this course you will be awarded NEBDN Level 4 Certificate in Fluoride Varnish Application.

The National Examining Board for Dental Nurses (NEBDN) have been examining and awarding dental nursing qualifications for over 75 years. They are commonly acknowledged as the UK's finest qualification provider for dental nurses.

Developing your career

With this NEBDN Certificate in Fluoride Varnish Application you can expand your skillset, increase your employability prospects, be better positioned to advance your career and potentially command a higher wage.

Not only will you be qualified to apply fluoride varnish, you will also have the knowledge and confidence to inform dental patients and dental professionals about the benefits of the treatment. This is because the course is designed to develop your self-confidence by enhancing your skills.

In addition to increasing your earning potential, this qualification can also help you work towards a career as a Dental Hygienist or a Dental Therapist. Upon completion of your course you will be certified and ready to take the next step in your career.

Frequently Asked Questions

This qualification is suitable for GDC registered dental nurses assisting the dentist in fluoride application. The qualification will benefit dental nurses, their practice and their dentists. This course is particularly suitable for dental nurses who are interested in working with younger patients and have an interest in oral health.
This qualification will give ambitious dental nurses the clinical skills to work under the prescription of a dentist providing fluoride varnish application to patients. This will enable them to provide effective fluoride varnish application within a community-based programme or as part of a structured dental health programme.
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