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Diploma in Dental Nursing (Level 3)

The College of Medicine and Dentistry has gained a license to teach the National Examination Board for Dental Nurses (NEBDN) Diploma in Dental Nursing. This program is fully accredited by the NEBDN and is also approved by the General Dental Council (GDC). The diploma is taught fully online allowing you to have a work/ study life balance. The program covers the NEBDN syllabus and includes all areas of knowledge and understanding that a dental nurse needs in order to develop and practise competently.

Application Status
January 2022

Study Mode
Part Time

12-18 months

Course Fee
£1610.00 – Secure your place for just £9.99
Option to pay in 12 monthly instalments available at no extra cost

Course Leader
Emma Duke

Course contact for further information

Pam Jalf
T: 0121 828 3284

Course Details

Taught by renowned academics and experts in the field, the course employs a variety of teaching modalities.

Practical workshops

As part of the course you are required to carry out practical work in a clinical field setting. If you already work in a practice, you are all set. If not, then do not worry, we can help you find a job within a practice near you so you are able to carry out practical work and potentially earn money simultaneously.

Diploma in Dental Nursing (Level 3)

Distance Learning (Part Time)
Diploma in Dental Nursing (level 3)
Course Duration: 12-18 months

This course is delivered entirely online; you will be able to attend both live and recorded seminars on our advanced virtual learning platform. The practical sessions are also recorded, and the relevant materials are posted for you to complete the practical elements in your practice.

There are no formal entry requirements but students are expected to be educated to GCSE level or equivalent with a good understanding of English.

  • Introduction to Student Handbook & timetable and curriculum
  • SDL Introduction to Study Skills / Analysis of Learning Styles / Key to Successful Learning
  • Purpose of the Portfolio & Introduction to Reflective Practice Online Professional Conduct / Fitness to Practise
  • Health and Safety in the Dental Workplace Course Health and Safety Assessment
  • GDC Standards, Law and Ethics Webinar, Levison’s Chapter 3, Legal and Ethical Issues, Dentistry in Society Duty of Care, Confidentiality, Communication Course Working with the Dental Team Assessment, Working with the Dental Team MCQ & EMQ.
  • Microbiology, Cross Infection & Sterilisation
  • Radiography
  • Anatomy of the Mouth, Tooth Anatomy
  • Caries, Perio and Dental Materials & Equipment

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