Welcome to this Dentaljuce course on Healthier Eating, much of which references the "Delivering better oral health" toolkit provided by NHS England.
The course focuses on the messages and advice that dental professionals should give to parents and children, including infants, to support them in improving their eating habits towards achieving a healthy diet.
Member Feedback on Healthier eating
- Nice, concise summary of dietary advice that is beneficial for dental patients and part of a consistent message from all healthcare professionals.
- A very good course, clear messages
- The course benefited me in many ways and I found this course really helpful.
- Good reminder for the importance of comprehensive diet advice
The Healthier eating online learning course has clear and concise aims, objectives and anticipated outcomes, listed below. These will appear on the Dentaljuce Enhanced CPD Certificate, along with the time spent, dates, and detailed topics you studied within the module. Certificates can be printed at any time, covering any range of dates. Dentaljuce CPD complies with the UK GDC's requirements for enhanced verifiable continuing professional development.
Before starting this module, check that the learning outcomes are what you require, and that you have entered the need into your PDP. Here is an example PDP entry for this module.
|What development needs have I?||How will I address them?||Target completion date||Outcomes||Date
|To improve my knowledge and patient management skills in Healthier Eating.
(GDC outcomes: D)
|Take the Dentaljuce Healthier Eating course.||
|What development needs have I?||To improve my knowledge and patient management skills in Healthier Eating.
(GDC outcome D)
|How will I address them?||Take the Dentaljuce Healthier Eating course.|
|Target completion date|
Module Aims and Outcomes
The aim of the learning and teaching materials in this Dentaljuce module is to allow learners to develop their professional knowledge and competence in helping their patients to improve their diet, in line with their identified personal learning requirements and the requirements of the UK NHS's "Delivering better oral health" toolkit.
- to update members of the dental team with current best practice for healthy eating.
Anticipated learning outcomes:The learner will:
- Understand what free sugars are, and their role in the diet.
- Understand the relationship between sugar consumption and caries.
- Be able to advise on good dietary practice for all age groups.
- through achieving these outcomes, provide an improved level of service to their patients.
GDC Development Outcomes
This CPD will support the learner in meeting the following GDC Development Outcome(s): D.