NEBDN Certificate in Sedation – Course Benefits2024-03-13T10:36:53+00:00
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NEBDN Certificate in Dental Sedation Nursing

Enrol Now for 14th August 2024

18 hours over six monthly classes, 9am to 12pm Wednesday – Live interactive and online

Benefits of Learning Dental Sedation Nursing

Benefits of taking this course

Furthering your education and gaining more knowledge will always have huge benefits to you personally and professionally. A few of these benefits are listed below.

Your new knowledge will help you understand:

  • The information patients need to know regarding dental sedation and how to explain this in a way they understand
  • The relevance of a patient’s general health in dental sedation
  • The drugs involved in dental sedation, including how they work, drug interactions, route of administration
  • Legal and ethical issues relevant to this area of dentistry
  • How to prepare the treatment area ahead of administration of dental sedation
  • The names of the equipment required for intravenous, inhalation, oral and intranasal sedation
  • How to clinically monitor a patient having conscious sedation and how to respond appropriately to any changes

Your new skills will help you:

The knowledge and skills gained will help you expand on the tasks you are able to carry out, allow you to support your team within the practice and interact more with patients:

  • Draw up drugs safely in line with infection control and health and safety procedures
  • Assist in the safe use of conscious sedation for the type of dental sedation you have chosen to study
  • Administer oxygen when relevant and as prescribed
  • Take a detailed medical, family, social and dental history to identify any areas of concern for the provision of safe dental sedation
  • Provide pre- and post-sedation instruction to patients and escorts in a manner that is age appropriate

Your Career

Following completion of your Dental Sedation Nursing qualification you may be able to further your career in the following ways:

  • Expand your skills and responsibility within your practice
  • Assist for a wider variety of dental treatments
  • Work in a practice that provides dental sedation
  • Work within one of the few children focused dental practices
  • Work in dental practices focused on supporting dental phobic patients
  • Work in a hospital providing complex dental treatments for adults and children

The Benefits of Studying with SmileWisdom

At SmileWisdom we pride ourselves on the support and guidance we offer to our students and delegates. We are:

  • Student focused with small classes providing personal attention
  • Able to run courses and events at “work friendly” times, meaning less time off work
  • Run by dental professionals for dental professionals
  • Able to offer flexible course payment plans
  • Passionate tutors with real life dental experience who students can relate to
  • Teaching postgraduate courses live online so you can learn with us from anywhere in the UK
  • Proud to have a team of qualified and registered dental tutors, most of whom are also examiners
  • Outstanding customer service, as evidenced by our Customer Service Provider of the Year award at the Dental Industry Awards 2022

Is This Course for Me?

This course is perfect for you if:

  • You want to support patients to have dental treatment they otherwise would not be able to have without conscious dental sedation
  • You would like to make a positive contribution to your patient’s dental experience and the dental team
  • You wish to learn how to provide high standards of delivering dental sedation safely
  • You might be looking to support children through advanced dental treatments requiring dental sedation
  • You are looking for a qualification that could lead to expanding your ability to partake in a wider variety of dental treatment

Apply Now

Apply online today! If you have any questions, please contact our friendly team at training@smilewisdom.co.uk or call 020 7205 2299.

To enrol on the course, you will need to:

  • Be a registered dental nurse with the General Dental Council (GDC)
  • Be legally allowed to work in the UK
  • Have a supportive employer to supervise your electronic Records of Competence (RoC) completion
  • Have a valid First Aid/Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate of completion
  • Be competent in written and spoken English to be able to communicate effectively with patients, their families and dental and healthcare professionals.
  • Be self-motivated

Key Information

Course: Dental Sedation Nursing
Qualification: NEBDN Certificate in Dental Sedation Nursing/Award in Inhalation Sedation Dental Nursing/Award in Intravenous Sedation Dental Nursing – depending on option chosen
Level: Equivalent to level 4
Start Date: Wednesday 14th August 2024
Duration: 6 months
Number of Hours: 18
Day: One Wednesday every 4 weeks, 9am-12pm
Where: Live online with a tutor teaching all your classes
Target Exam: March 2025
Price (incl. VAT): £900
Exam Fee: £205
Total (incl. VAT): £1105
Payment Options: Monthly instalments or full payment as preferred
Tutor: Emma Davis, Dip. DN, PTLLS

*Live Online lectures take place in a ‘virtual classroom’ on our teaching platform.
Our live online study mode means you can study with us from anywhere in the UK. Our advanced teaching platform will let you feel like in a real classroom, without having to spend time and money on commuting. Perfect if you are looking to combine good quality education with a busy lifestyle.