Introduction to the NHS Module - Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need (INTRO260224)

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SubjectIntroduction to the NHS
DescriptionThis course is one of a number of courses designed to provide an Introduction to primary care NHS dentistry – essential for dentists undertaking an Educational/Clinical Support Plan (ECSP). This course is also suitable for other dentists who are new to the NHS, dentists returning to NHS practice, and any dental professional interested in learning more about the featured topics.
Additional information

This Webinar will take place via ZOOM 

9:00  Delegates will be emailed link to access the Webinar 

The Educational Programme starts promptly at 10:00 hrs 

10:00 - 10:45:  Lecture 

10:45 - 11:00:  Comfort break, questions and informal discussion 

11:00 - 11:45:  Lecture 

11:45 - 12:00:  Question and Answer session

VenueWebinar Tutorial, Winchester  View details
Date & timeMonday 26 February 2024, 10:00 to 12:00
LecturerMrs Nerina Hendrickse  View details
Target audience

Recommended to all

Development outcomeC, D
Course styleLecture
Core topicNo core topic
CPD hours2:00

1.  To improve the assessment of patients’ orthodontic needs in relation to appropriate referral for diagnosis, advice and treatment using the Index of Orthodontic treatment Need (IOTN).


1. To explain IOTN and selection criteria for orthodontic referral.

Learning outcomes

Following this course learners should be able to:

1. Use IOTN to refer patients for orthodontic treatment appropriately and within time standards.