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Oral Lichen Planus


About this course

This free Oral Medicine course is specifically designed for dental professionals who aim to enhance their understanding and skills in diagnosing, managing, and monitoring Oral Lichen Planus (OLP).

The course looks into the details of Oral Lichen Planus, covering its signs, symptoms, and various types. You will learn practical strategies for effective management and understand the importance of monitoring for any malignant transformation in OLP patients.

This course is very important for dental professionals, offering detailed insights into the diagnostic procedures, including biopsy indications and techniques, and treatment approaches, particularly the use of steroids in OLP management.

Enhance your clinical skills in handling Oral Lichen Planus. From recognising the early signs to advanced patient management, our course will guide you through every step of effective OLP care. Join us to improve your knowledge and patient outcomes.

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

CPD Time: 1 hours (1 CPD Credit)

Customer feedback on this course

  • Comprehensive and detailed, perfect for understanding OLP in details.
  • Excellent coverage of diagnosis and management strategies.
  • Really helpful insights.
  • Clear, concise, and highly informative.

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

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

To enhance the understanding and clinical skills of dental professionals in the diagnosis, management, and monitoring of Oral Lichen Planus (OLP).

Course objective:
• To provide comprehensive knowledge about the signs, symptoms, and types of OLP.
• To equip participants with practical approaches for the effective management and monitoring of OLP patients.

Anticipated learning outcomes:
The learner will:
• Identify and describe the various types of Oral Lichen Planus, including their characteristic features.
• Recognise the clinical signs and symptoms of OLP in patients and differentiate them from other oral conditions.
• Understand and implement appropriate diagnostic procedures, including when to perform a biopsy.
• Apply first-line treatment strategies for OLP, including the use of topical steroids, and recognise when systemic steroids are required.
• Monitor oral lesions in OLP patients for signs of malignant transformation and provide appropriate patient education and follow-up care.

GDC Development Outcome:

Learning content:
Oral Lichen Planus Overview, Signs and Symptoms, Types, Diagnosis, Management Strategies, Patient Monitoring, Treatment Approaches, Epidemiology

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
Enhance skills in diagnosing and managing Oral Lichen Planus
How does this relate to my field of practice?
Integral for offering comprehensive oral healthcare.
Which development outcome(s) does it link to?
What benefit will this have to my work?
Improved diagnostic accuracy and patient care in cases of OLP.
How will I meet this learning or maintenance need?
Take the Verified Learning course "Oral Lichen Planus".
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.