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Review and updates to the Dentistry elearning programme

Review and updates to the Dentistry elearning programme

Published: Monday, 13 September 2021

The Dentistry (e-Den) elearning programme is undergoing a full review to ensure that the sessions remain valid and in line with current best practice guidance.

The original e-Den programme was created in late 2009 by the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Health Education England’s elearning for healthcare (HEE elfh).  The objective was to deliver a high quality, interactive, online learning solution for new dental graduates, which they can make use of throughout the two year Foundation programme.  It can also be used as a point of reference throughout their dental careers.

The elearning programme has 13 modules with 320 sessions that are currently undergoing a full review to ensure that the sessions remain valid and in line with current best practice guidance. To date, 113 sessions have now been successfully reviewed and updated with 207 sessions remaining to assess. 

The sessions reviewed to date now include:

  • e-Den Module 1 – Patient Assessment 
    • All sessions
  • e-Den Module 3 - Anxiety and Pain Control in Dentistry 
    • All sessions
  • e-Den Module 9 – Removal of Teeth
    • All sessions
  • e-Den Module 10 - Communication
    • 10_01 Communication and Treatment Planning
    • 10_07 Communicating with Professional Colleagues
  • e-Den Module 11 - Professionalism
    • 11_01 The GDC and Professional Conduct
    • 11_02 The GDC and Personal Conduct
    • 11_03 Complaints
    • 11_12 Teamworking in a Multidisciplinary Team

The review will continue to take place throughout 2021 and aims to be completed by the end of September 2022.

For more information about the elearning and to access the full list of available content, please visit the eIntegrity e-Den programme page.