Oral Care Nurse Certificate

4th March to 31st July 2019

Online Course

Course opens 4 March 2019 

The British Veterinary Dental Association and The British Veterinary Nursing Association have joined forces to offer a bite sized course worth 9 hours of CPD!

The programme, proudly supported by Pedigree & Whiskas and our media supporter, VN Times aims to provide nurses with the knowledge and skills to deliver effective oral care clinics, drive awareness of oral health and identify pets that are in need of oral care attention.

To enrol and gain the Certificate you will need to be an RVN and complete all 4 modules of the online course.  This includes a series of webinars, instructional videos, short tasks and a final MCQ assessment paper.  Please note that in order to complete the short tasks you must be working in practice or be able to visit a practice in order to undertake a dental examination on an animal under anaesthetic.

Candidates will need to achieve a minimum of 70% in the final assessment, plus complete all of the short tasks in order to achieve the Oral Care Nurse Certificate.

Delegates will gain knowledge and understanding on:

  • Dental and Oral Anatomy

  • Periodontal Disease and dental treatment options

  • Oral Care Nurse Clinics and Principles of Home Care

  • Instrument Care

All the course content is online, including the assessment process.  You will; have until 31 July 2019 to complete all 9 hours.