Online Dental Nursing Course Part 1


Online Dental Nursing Course Part 1




National Examining Board for Dental Nurses [NEBDN] National Diploma in Dental Nursing qualification. With this qualification you can apply to the GDC to become a registered Dental Nurse (DNs) in the UK.

Our dental nursing courses are for all persons who are currently employed within dental practices as trainee dental nurses either full or part-time. You can start on one of our dental nurse courses if you are not employed, but you must be working in order to complete the course, either full or part time within the first 2 months and the best part is we at PLC will assist you with your job placement.

So, You are working whilst studying, its a win-win situation.

so if you are looking for Dental nursing course in london then you are at right place.

Awarding Body:

National Examining Board for Dental Nurses



This curriculum is based on the GDC registration requirements for dental nurses. It sets out the knowledge, skills and behavioural requirements that should be developed and demonstrated. These are set out in terms of professional competencies and the importance of each is indicated according to the following three categories:

Essential (E),  Important (I), Supplementary (S)

Assessments during training and in the NEBDN Examination can cover any of the competencies set out in this curriculum – indeed, most if not all of them will be assessed at some stage of training or in the examination. However, in the interest of good clinical care and high professional standards, the NEBDN examination will very strongly feature the ‘essential’ and ‘important’ competencies, although a sample of ‘supplementary’ material is also likely to be assessed.

The curriculum covers four domains of professional practice:

1. Clinical,  2. Professional, 3. Communication, 4. Management and Leadership


  1. Foundations of practice
  2. Patient assessment
  3. Assisting with patient management
  4. Patient and public safety
  5. Health promotion and disease prevention
  6. Competently assisting with treatment

2.1 Patients and the public
2.2 Ethical and legal
2.3 Teamwork
2.4 Professional development of yourself and others


3.1 Patients, Relatives and Carers including harder to reach groups
3.2 The team and the wider healthcare environment
3.3 Generic communication skills


4.1 Managing self
4.2 Working with others
4.3 Managing the internal environment Recognise medical emergencies and immediately apply appropriate procedures
4.4 Other internal management issues


The competencies for each domain are expressed in terms of learning outcomes. There are also five overarching learning outcomes:

Overarching learning outcomes

Upon registration with the GDC the Registrant should be able to:

  • Practise safely and effectively, as set out in the GDC Fitness to Practice guidance making the high quality long term care of patients the first concern
  • Apply an evidence-based approach to learning, practice, reflective practice and decision making
  • Accurately assess own capabilities and limitations, demonstrating reflective practice, in the interest of high quality patient care and act within these boundaries
  • Describe the role and responsibility of being a registrant and demonstrate professionalism throughout education, training and practice in accordance with GDC guidance
  • Act with integrity and uphold high personal and professional values


A.1.1. Health & Safety,  , A.1.2. Emergencies in the Dental Surgery, A.1.3. Structure of a Tooth, A.1.4. Microbiology & Infection Control, A.1.5. Dental Materials & Equipment, A.1.6. Regional & General Anatomy, A.1.7. Radiography, A.2.1. Orthodontics, A.2.2. Oral Surgery, A.2.3. Removable Prosthesis ,A.2.4. Paediatric Dentistry, A.2.5. Restorative Dentistry, A.2.6. Oral Disease & Prevention, A.2.7. Local/General Anaesthesia & Sedation

B.1.0. Statutory Registration & Teamwork, B.2.0. Professionalism ,B.3.0. Charting, B.4.0. Record Keeping, B.5.0. Communication, B.6.0. Patient Management & Care, B.7.0. Gerodontology


The exam format has changed recently:  

Part 1 (2 ½ hr written paper) 75 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and 50 Extended Matching Questions (EMQs).  

These are described in detail in separate information sheet-Information on the Written Examination Format. This guide is to help you to understand how to fill in the special answer sheets for MCQs and EMQs.

It is very important that you fill in the answer sheet correctly because it is marked by a computer. Incorrectly completed answer sheets will be rejected by the computer.

It is also very important to understand that the question paper itself will not be marked. Only the special answer sheets will be marked. Therefore, you must make sure that you have put all your answers onto the answer sheet.

This guide explains how to do this. Please download NEBDN's Competence Based Curriculum.


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