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Dental Radiography (Operator) (PDA)

New College Lanarkshire

Venues

Coatbridge Campus

Content

This course will provide the underpinning knowledge relevant to operating safely with radiation in a dental practice/clinic. It will prepare the Dental Nurse to act as an operator as they follow the prescription provided to them by a GDC registered dental practitioner.

Content:

Whilst at College you will learn the theory and simulated practical skills to set up for a range of intra and extra oral dental images. Within your workplace or practice placement you will expose patients to radiation following the prescription from a dental practitioner and under guidance and supervision.

Tuesday - 6.30pm - 9.00pm

Entry Requirements

Candidates must be must be registered with the General Dental Council (GDC) as a Dental Care Professional (DCP). They must also have full support from a dental practitioner(s) who will sign a declaration stating that they will be responsible for practical skills development relating to, setting up for, and exposing patients to radiation.

Progression Routes

Progression towards the Higher National Diploma in Dental Nursing.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Part time (evening)

Course Length

12 weeks

Department

Dental Nursing

SCQF Level

9

Cost

£420.00

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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