COURSE OVERVIEW

NEBDN

The NEBDN National Diploma in Dental Nursing is a General Dental Council (GDC) recognised dental nursing qualification which covers all outcomes described within the GDC Preparing to Practice document.

Forward Academic Team offers GDC registered NEBDN Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing, a worldwide recognised qualification that would suit anyone who would like to develop a career in the dental industry. After fully completing the dental nursing qualification, GDC registered dental nurse can progress their career in dental hygienist, dental therapist, practice manager, dental tutor and dental assessor. There are opportunities for dental nursing students for progression courses directly linked with Universities as well.

The purpose of the qualification is to prepare trainee dental nurses in the foundations of dental nursing, so they can demonstrate the highest standards in terms of knowledge, skills and professional attributes.

The skills you will gain upon completion of the qualification are described within the extensive curriculum under the domains of Clinical, Communication, Professionalism and Management and Leadership.

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The Trainee Dental Nurse is normally paid GBP 8.29-11 per hour in Dental Clinic. As required by the course, students themselves has to find the placement but at Forward Academic Team – College of Dental Nursing, placements for students are provided by the college through its partner Dental Associates.

It is compulsory for students to have DBS and Hepatitis B vaccination done and have its record to be selected for the interview.

Professionalism and the Role of the Dental Nurse

Aim: To discuss the roles and responsibilities of a dental nurse including their professional responsibility and to enable dental nurses to understand the importance of adhering to professional, ethical, legislative and local policies relevant to working within the dental setting.

Health and Safety

Aim: To identify and manage risks and hazards in the workplace in line with current legislative frameworks, government policies and accepted good practice.

Dealing with Medical Emergencies

Aim: To provide appropriate support in emergency situations and understand the role of the dental team within these situations.

General, Dental and Regional Anatomy

Aim: To demonstrate an understanding of General, Dental and Regional anatomy and the relevance to patients’ treatment needs.

Oral Disease

Aim: To demonstrate an understanding of common oral diseases, including oral cancer and their effect on the oral cavity.

Prevention of Oral Disease

Aim: To demonstrate the preparation of the dental environment and support the operator during a variety of preventative procedures.

Assessment

Aim: To demonstrate the preparation of the dental environment and the support of the operator during an oral health assessment. To demonstrate an understanding of current legislation relating to confidentiality. To demonstrate support during the taking of dental images, processing images and maintaining quality in accordance with relevant legislation and policy.

Restorative Dentistry

Aim: To demonstrate the preparation of the dental environment and support the patient and the operator during the provision of restorative procedures.

Child Dental Health

Aim: To demonstrate the preparation of the dental environment and support the patient and the operator during the provision of restorative and orthodontic procedures. To demonstrate appropriate patient management and communication techniques.

Minor Oral Surgery

Aim: To demonstrate the preparation of the dental environment and support the patient and the operator during the minor oral surgery. To demonstrate appropriate patient management and communication techniques.

Pain and Anxiety Control

Aim: To demonstrate the preparation of the dental environment and support the patient and the operator during the provision of pain and anxiety control. To demonstrate appropriate patient management and communication techniques.

NEBDN Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing for beginners who want to start a career as a GDC registered dental nurse in the UK.

  • Above 18 years old
  • Interested for Dental Nurse Career
  • Able to attend two classes per month or online class on every Saturday-Sunday
UK numbers only.
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