Fluoride Varnish Application
The course aims to prepare registered dental nurses to display sufficient theoretical and practical knowledge for the application of topical fluoride and be able to competently apply topical fluoride to adult & child patients under prescription from the dentist.
You will complete a 1 day training session with one of our highly skilled tutors. You will then continue to achieve your competency post course by completing a record of experience for 10 case studies in your work place, under the prescription and direct supervision of a registered dentist.
The course is tutor led and consists of:
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- Legal and ethics, including Indemnity and Scope of practice
- Caries and Preventative Dentistry
- Safeguarding Responsibilities
- Benefits of fluoride and safe doses
- Indications and contraindications of using fluoride
- Consent and positive communication
- Medical emergencies
Demonstration and Practical session
- The procedure
- Patient management
- Techniques of the clinician
- Moisture control
- Infection control
- Oral cancer awareness
On completion of training dental nurses will be able to display the required knowledge and demonstrate practical skills to apply fluoride under prescription as part of a treatment plan for a variety of patients
You will receive certificate of attendance for 6 hours verifiable CPD and on completion of your ROE you will receive a further certificate to acknowledge your competency.
All our activities meet the educational criteria required for Continuing Professional Development under the General Dental Council Lifelong Learning Scheme.