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Oral Healthcare - Preparing for Practice (Level 6)

Edinburgh College

Venues

Sighthill Campus

Content

qualification will allow you to gain knowledge and skills to prepare you for practice and ensure you are a “safe beginner”. This will support your progression into a Dental Nursing career.

The course is delivered by supportive, experienced staff in our realistic clinical learning environment. This will allow you to learn about the practical applications of dental nursing, developing a skill set that is sought after in healthcare.

What you will learn:

Develop essential skills in Decontamination within the dental environment; Acquire first aid skills in managing medical emergencies within the dental setting; Gain a knowledge of dental structures; Understand the protocols and procedures that ensure a safe and healthy environment; Learn how to evaluate patients’ dental conditions for effective treatment planning; Recognise and handle dental instruments and materials safely; Legislation and Regulation in accordance with General Dental Council requirements; Reflect and Develop your own practice.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5, or Gateway to Healthcare - Phase 1, or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview and written task.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Progression Routes

HNC Oral Healthcare: Dental Nursing

Start Date

August

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

6 months

Department

Health Professions and Social Services

SCQF Level

6

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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