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Atypical Facial Pain


About this course

This free course is designed for dental professionals seeking to deepen their understanding of atypical facial pain. It will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to diagnose and manage this complex condition effectively.

Our course looks into the details of atypical facial pain, providing insights into its diagnosis and the multidisciplinary approach required for effective management. You will learn how to differentiate it from other orofacial pain disorders and understand the psychological impact it has on patients.

The ability to diagnose and manage atypical facial pain is very important for dental professionals. This course offers an in-depth exploration of various investigative techniques, enhancing your capability to offer comprehensive care to your patients.

Gain essential knowledge to handle complex cases of atypical facial pain, from accurate diagnosis to collaborative patient management. Enhance your professional skills and improve patient outcomes with our expert-led course.

This course is relevant to dentists, nurses, hygienists, therapists, and other dental care professionals.

CPD Time: 1 hours (1 CPD Credit)

Customer feedback on this course

  • Extremely informative, provided clear understanding of atypical facial pain.
  • Well-structured and insightful, especially the multidisciplinary approach.
  • Great insights into the psychological aspects, which is often overlooked.
  • Highly valuable for anyone diagnosing facial pain.
  • Thorough and practical, enhanced my diagnostic skills significantly.

Assessment: 12 MCQs. Pass mark 75%. more…

On passing the assessment you will immediately receive a GDC-recognised Enhanced CPD Certificate.

To provide dental professionals with a comprehensive understanding of the diagnosis and management of atypical facial pain.

Course objective:
• To equip dental professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to accurately diagnose and manage atypical facial pain.
• To provide an understanding of the multidisciplinary approach required for comprehensive care of atypical facial pain patients.

Anticipated learning outcomes:
The learner will:
• Define and diagnose atypical facial pain accurately.
• Differentiate atypical facial pain from other orofacial pain disorders.
• Identify investigative techniques for atypical facial pain.
• Understand the psychological aspects of atypical facial pain and its impact on patients.
• Develop a multidisciplinary approach to patient management.

GDC Development Outcomes:

Learning content:
Atypical Facial Pain Overview, Diagnosis Strategies, Differentiating Orofacial Disorders, Investigative Techniques, Psychological Impact, Multidisciplinary Management, Case Studies, Course Completion

Show suggested PDP entry

You can copy and adapt this example PDP entry for your own needs and circumstances. The format complies with GDC guidance on PDP structure.

PDP Learning or Maintenance need
Understanding and managing atypical facial pain
How does this relate to my field of practice?
Very important for accurate diagnosis and effective patient management.
Which development outcome(s) does it link to?
What benefit will this have to my work?
Enhanced diagnostic skills, better patient care, and improved multidisciplinary collaboration.
How will I meet this learning or maintenance need?
Enrol in the course "Atypical Facial Pain: Diagnosis and Management".
When will I complete this by?

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