Trigeminal neuralgia is a long-term pain disorder that affects the trigeminal nerve, causing intense and debilitating pain.
Three quarters of patients with TN initially attend a dentist, believing the pain is a very severe toothache. The dental team must be aware of the condition to avoid unnecessary dental treatment, know how to diagnose it, and be able to advise the patient on the treatment options.
The Trigeminal neuralgia 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 management skills in trigeminal neuralgia.
(GDC outcomes: A C D)
|Take the Dentaljuce Trigeminal Neuralgia course||
|What development needs have I?||To improve my knowledge and management skills in trigeminal neuralgia.
(GDC outcome A C D)
|How will I address them?||Take the Dentaljuce Trigeminal Neuralgia 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 improve their knowledge, and diagnostic and management skills in trigeminal neuralgia.
- To improve the learner's knowledge and skills in the diagnosis and management of trigeminal neuralgia
Anticipated learning outcomes:The learner will:
- Know the causes of trigeminal neuralgia
- Know how to diagnose trigeminal neuralgia
- Know and be able to advise on the non-surgical treatment options
- Know and be able to advise on the surgical treatment options
- 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): A C D.