The Different Approaches in Assessing the Child Patient

This micro skills course describes the dental assessment and examination of children and adolescents. It will cover all aspects of the assessment process and appropriate age-related behaviour management techniques.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Faculty of Dental Surgery Royal College of Surgeons

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Identify suitable age-related patient management
  3. Describe how to undertake a thorough patient history
  4. Identify the features of an age appropriate examination
  5. Describe the roles of consent when examining the child patient
  6. Describe how to reach an accurate diagnosis
  7. Describe how to construct an age appropriate treatment plan

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.