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Oral Candidiasis


About this course

This free course is tailored for dental professionals aiming to enhance their understanding and management of oral candidiasis. It provides comprehensive insights into its aetiology, diagnosis, and effective treatment strategies.

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Our course looks into oral candidiasis, detailing its causative organisms, various clinical forms, and the latest in diagnostic and treatment approaches. You will gain insights into the systemic implications of oral candidiasis and how to manage it effectively in dental practice.

Understanding and managing oral candidiasis is very important for all dental professionals. This course offers a thorough exploration of the condition, enhancing your ability to provide comprehensive care to your patients.

Expand your knowledge and expertise in oral candidiasis, from accurate identification to effective management. Elevate your professional capabilities and improve patient outcomes with our specialised course.

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

CPD Time: 2 hours (2 CPD Credits)

Customer feedback on this course

  • Exceptionally informative.
  • Well-structured content.
  • Valuable insights into the treatment and management strategies.
  • Highly applicable to dental practice, improved my patient care skills.
  • Comprehensive and practical.

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

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

To provide comprehensive knowledge about oral candidiasis, its diagnosis, management, and implications in dental practice.

Course objective:
• Understand the aetiology and pathophysiology of oral candidiasis.
• Learn effective diagnostic techniques and management strategies for oral candidiasis.

Anticipated learning outcomes:
The learner will:
• Identify the causative organisms of oral candidiasis.
• Distinguish between different clinical manifestations of oral candidiasis.
• Utilise appropriate diagnostic methods for oral candidiasis.
• Implement effective treatment protocols for various forms of oral candidiasis.
• Recognise the role of oral candidiasis as an indicator of systemic health issues.

GDC Development Outcomes:

Learning content:
Oral Candidiasis Overview, Causative Organisms, Clinical Forms, Diagnostic Techniques, Treatment Strategies, Systemic Implications, 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
Enhanced understanding and management of oral candidiasis
How does this relate to my field of practice?
Very important for accurate diagnosis and effective patient management in dental practice.
Which development outcome(s) does it link to?
What benefit will this have to my work?
Improved diagnostic accuracy, effective treatment strategies, and better patient outcomes.
How will I meet this learning or maintenance need?
Enrol in the course "Oral Candidiasis: Diagnosis and Management".
When will I complete this by?

Note: After copying and adapting the suggested PDP entry, remember to reflect, plan, act, and evaluate for every CPD activity you undertake.