Open Study College

Dental Nurse Assistant Level 3

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Is your desired career becoming a dental nurse assistant? Well now you can learn the skills and knowledge you need, from home!

Explore the role of a dental nurse and identify their responsibilities
Consider health and safety in the dental setting 
Understand how teeth are noted and basic tooth anatomy
Investigate oral health care and promote/prevent this to patients
Understand variants of dental charting
Learn about patient care before, during and after treatment

This course will allow you to study the convenient way! You decide when and where you learn, at your own pace. Your coursework can be submitted by either post or email, making it easy and hassle-free.

You choose whether you want to study this course online or as a course pack. All your materials will then be delivered to you by post or email, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are there to help you every step of the way by email, so help is only a click away!

Start your journey and develop your skills and knowledge today and join over 60,000 students that already have!

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What you'll learn on the course

Dental Nurse
Nurse training
Patient Care
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Course programme

Unit 1: Introduction to the role and responsibilities of the dental nurse (30 GLH)

  • 1.1 Role and responsibilities
  • 1.2 professional bodies and standards
  • 1.3 Attributes
  • 1.4 Different roles

Unit 2: Health and safety (30 GLH)

  • 2.1 Health and Safety
  • 2.2 Hazards
  • 2.3 Dealing with hazards
  • 2.4 Developing plans

Unit 3: Anatomy of teeth and tooth structures (30 GLH)

  • 3.1 Dentition of teeth
  • 3.2 Functions
  • 3.3 Components
  • 3.4Anatomy
  • 3.5 Periodontium

Unit 4: Oral health and disease (30 GLH)

  • 4.1 Promote a healthy mouth
  • 4.2 Signs and symptoms of disease
  • 4.3 Oral diseases
  • 4.4 Role of the hygienists and treatments they offer

Unit 5: Dental charting (30 GLH)

  • 5.1 Dental charting
  • 5.2 Abbreviations
  • 5.3 teeth and tooth surfaces
  • 5.4 Periodontal charting

Unit 6: Patient care (30 GLH)

  • 6.1 Medical Emergencies
  • 6.2 Patient Medical Records
  • 6.3 Dental Teamwork
  • 6.4 Patient Complaints

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