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.
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.
HNC Oral Healthcare: Dental Nursing
Health Professions and Social Services