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Dental Nursing

Level 5

Dental Nursing

Course Code: 5M4468

 

Course Content: 

  • Record of Experience Portfolio
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Biology
  • Patient Care and Management
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Oral Disease and Prevention
  • Dental Materials and Equipment
  • Local and General Anaesthesia
  • Radiography
  • Prosthodontics
  • Minor Oral Surgery
  • Introduction to Nursing
  • Ethics
  • OSCE Preparation
  • Word Processing
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • First Aid Response (PHECC)
  • Communications
  • People Handling

Award: 

Diploma in Dental Nursing (NEBDN) QQI Level 5 Certificate in Community & Health Services.

Aim:

This course is aimed at students wishing to gain a nationally recognised Diploma in Dental Nursing from the National Examining Board for Dental Nurses. The course will provide you with the necessary skills to support other members of the Dental Healthcare team across the full range of dental treatments.

Entry Requirements:

Applications are invited from those who have completed Leaving Certificate with a science subject. Mature students and recent school leavers are also welcome to apply.

All applicants require Hepatitis B Vaccination and Garda Vetting before course commencement. Proof of non-infection with Hepatitis B – dated within 6 months of starting the programme. Proof of non-infection with Hepatitis C – dated within 6 months of starting the programme. Proof of Hepatitis B immunity is also required.

 

Progression & Career Options: 

After passing the NEBDN Diploma for Dental Nurses graduates will be eligible to apply for entry to the Dental Council Register for Dental Nurses and secure employment in a Dental Practice. The QQI award also being offered as part of this course allows students apply for a range of related degree courses in Institutes of Technology and Universities nationally.

Course Code and QQI Title:  5M4468 – Diploma in Dental Nursing (NEBDN) Community and Health Services

DIFE Course Title:  NEBDN Diploma in Dental Nursing

Level 7 and 8 Courses to which this course is linked:

Registration as Dental Nurse
TCD Dental Hygiene
DCU Health and Society
Entry to a range of other courses in Institutes of Technology.

This is not an exhaustive list.  Applicants are advised at all times to confirm linked Awards, any additional module requirements, application processes and scoring systems with the Admissions Offices of the participating higher education institutions, or visit www.cao.ie. 

Course Code and QQI Title:  5M4468 – Diploma in Dental Nursing (NEBDN) Community and Health Services

DIFE Course Title:  NEBDN Diploma in Dental Nursing

 

Student Registration Fee € 200
PLC Government Levy € 200
QQI Exam Fee € 50
Course Fees/Materials € 550
DIFE Total € 1000
Note – Some courses may require the learner to purchase relevant industry-specific material for their own use which may not be included in the course fees outlined above. 
 
€30 of the Student Registration Fee is non-refundable. All fees are subject to change.