Welcome to Forward Academic Team
At Forward Academic Team, you’ll be learning dental nursing diploma alongside people who, like you, are also starting their dental nurse careers. We offer a high-quality dental nursing education that will improve your skills, expand your capacities, and help you meet your learning objectives, whether you are just starting, resuming, or moving on to the next stage of your career.
How to qualify as a Dental Nurse
You must first study for the Diploma in Dental Nursing at an Accredited Training Centre and can then submit your name to (NEBDN) the National Examination Board for Dental Nurses for the National Examination. You will also need to have a total of 12 months of chairside experience as a trainee dental nurse under the supervision of a qualified dentist who is registered with (GDC) the General Dental Council. Qualification is achieved when both of these elements are successfully completed.
Upon successfully completing the final examination you must apply for GDC Registration.
You should also be aware that the 12 months of chairside experience or a portion of it must be done before the actual exam. All students wishing to take the national Diploma will also need to complete a document called “The Record of Experience” which is a log of completed assignments signed by a qualified dentist who is registered with the general dental council.
The examination Structure
- Written Examination
- Practical examination
- OSCEs 20 stations including 4 resting stations.
For more information about the examination check on NEBDN website Diploma in Dental nursing. There are few examples of MCQs, EMQs and OSCEs.
Two hours and half are allowed for the completion of the written exam during 5 minutes is given for each station and a minute to read each question.