FLUORIDE APPLICATION COURSE

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Hammersmith Course
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INTRODUCTION

This course will provide the practical and theoretical knowledge and skills needed in order for dental nurses to competently apply topical fluoride to adult and child patients from a prescription of a dentist or as part of a community project.


FAQs

What are the objectives of this course?

By the end of the course dental nurses will be able to:

Be competent in the safe selection and dosage of topical fluoride and have the knowledge of how to deal with an acute overdose of fluoride varnish

Be familiar with the Aetiology of dental disease and the principles of prevention

Demonstrate competency in safely applying fluoride through completion of a portfolio of experience

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding through set assignments

Who is it intended for?

GDC Registered Dental Nurses assisting their dentist in fluoride application

Requirements

Qualified and GDC Registered

Self Motivation

Time to complete a Portfolio of Experience

Supportive employer to supervise

Access to adults requiring topical fluoride application

Access to children requiring topical fluoride application

Qualification

Certificate of Competence in Fluoride Application.

What marks this course apart?

Learning in small groups with 1:1 attention

Friendly and fun filled environment

Very accessible venue, only 2-3 minutes away from all public transport

What happens after requesting information?

Chat with Course Advisor

Submission of requested document and fee

Do I need to complete some practical tasks ?

Yes, as course incorporates a Portfolio of Competence and therefore nurses must have access to 5 patients aged 4-6 years old, 5 patients aged 7-12 years old and 5 patients aged 13 and above.

Do I get additional CPD hours for portfolio completion?

Yes, satisfactory completion of portfolio of completion gives additional 6 hours of CPD

Is there a time frame for completion of portfolio ?

Yes within one month from the date of course attended.



COURSE PROGRAMME

The course aims to discuss on following aspects –

  • Health and Safety and Infection Control
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Legal and Ethical Issues relating to fluoride Application
  • Communication
  • Patient Care and Management
  • Oral Disease
  • Dental Materials
  • Preventive Dentistry

The course also incorporates a Portfolio of Competence and therefore nurses must have access to 5 patients aged 4-6 years old, 5 patients aged 7-12 years old and 5 patients aged 13 and above.