The course is run over approximately one semester and during that time students will attend up to 5 days for delivery of the course content. The remaining time will allow students the opportunity for practical application and demonstration of competence in the clinical environment. This will involve the application of fluoride varnish and giving oral health advice under supervision. An overview of anatomy and physiology of the mouth, use of fluoride in oral health, oral health advice and education, fluoride varnish application and patient care management, special considerations when working with children, professional issues of legal and professional aspects of dental nursing.
Study mode is dependent on the institution of delivery
Please contact the partner institution for information about fees
Further details on entry requirements can be found on the partner institution course page.
LEARNING ENVIRONMENT & ASSESSMENT
The course will be taught in well-equipped classrooms with access to phantom heads for simulated clinical practice. The course will be assessed by:
The course is led and delivered by a variety of oral health care specialists. The course team are highly experienced and appropriately qualified to provide the academic and underpinning knowledge to the clinical subjects.
The aim of the module is to prepare registered dental nurses to deliver evidence based oral health advice and apply fluoride varnish.
The UCLan partnership network offers higher education courses in 22 Partner Institutions, allowing students to study locally for their HE award. Partner students are able to take advantage of a wide-range of University facilities as well as accessing the facilities available at the Partner Institution.
Many of the courses run in partner institutions provide the opportunity to ‘Move On’ or progress to UCLan to complete a programme or to study for a higher qualification.
The full list of modules indicated on this course page are for information purposes only. Certain modules may not be delivered every year and delivery might be dependent on the number of students selecting a given module. When accepting your offer of a place to study on this course, you are accepting that it is possible that not all of these module options will be available. At (or before) the start of each academic year, you will have an opportunity to discuss your course and preferred module options with your tutor. The University will then do all it reasonably can to ensure that you are able to undertake your preferred module options.
This course is delivered at the following partner institution(s):
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