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Orthodontic Nursing

Certificate in Orthodontic Nursing is best suited for dental nurses who would work along with an Orthodontist.

Record of competence (ROC)

The course requires candidate to complete a log book called Record of Competence (ROC), which contains four parts

Part A:
Practical Competence Assessment Sheets (PCAS)
Part B:
Expanded case studies
Part C:
Directly Observed Clinical Skills assessment (DOCS)
Part D:
Supplementary Outcomes
Reflection of the students assistance undergoing orthodontic treatment covering a range of appliances Two patients must be chosen Witness must observe the skills on site for the following IOTN assessment
.... .... 2 casting models PAR assessment
.... .... 4 Oral health and care of an appliance CPDs
.... .... 5 (intra-ral and 5 extra-oral) Orthodontic Clinical Photographs Photographs of base trimmed study models in occlusion
Full guidance and feedback will be provided to the students in the class room.

It is a written examination only. The candidates would require to finish the exam in 90 min which consists of 75 questions (45 Multiple Choice Questions & 30 Extended Matching Questions)

As of now it is £175 and ROC fee is £ 20 not included in the course fee

NEBDN re-sit fee is £ 175 Profession Focus re-sit fee will be discussed on the induction day

NEBDN charges a deferral fee of £ 30 PFocus assesses individual cases separately and is subject to deferral fee at the discretion of the admission department. Having said that we provide pastoral services for each student and will be supported where necessary.

More information

NEBDN Course prospectus

NEBDN exam calendar