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The limitations of dental health education course for Dental Practitioners

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Faculty of Dental Surgery, elfh, NHS

This session discusses dental health education, and focuses on the role of the dentist in practice. It explores the relationship between health education and health promotion in outlining the key dental health messages for individuals.

Learning objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • describe what is meant by the term 'dental health education'
  • describe the relationship between dental health education and health promotion
  • state the evidence for the effectiveness of dental health education
  • list the key dental health education messages

In your clinical career, whatever the setting, educating your patients to maintain their health and prevent disease will be a core service you provide.


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Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should have:

  • a basic understanding of the concept and importance of clinical prevention of oral disease, which is covered in the e-Den session Patient assessment/Health promotion and disease prevention/Principles of prevention
  • a basic understanding of the concept of health promotion, which is covered in the e-Den session Patient assessment/Health promotion and disease prevention/What is health promotion?
Instructors / Speakers
Blanaid Daly,
Senior Lecturer/Specialist in Dental Public Health, King's College London Dental Institute

Dr. Daly’s clincial career has focused on the care of special need groups and she spent 12 years providing direct dental services to homeless people in the three boroughs of Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham. Presently Blánaid continues her academic role at KCLDI, delivering an MSc in Dental Public Health, both as a face-to-face course and via distance learning. Her research interests are the delivery of oral health care to special needs groups, homeless people and development of outcome indicators for oral health promotion. She is a former president of the Oral Health Promotion Research Group.

At e-LfH Blánaid is the content author on the sessions ’What is Health Promotion?’ and ’The Limitations of Health Education’.

Delivery
Title
The limitations of dental health education course for Dental Practitioners
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Location
Online
Reference
01_40
Access Duration (in months)
12
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