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  • Qualification

    Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE

  • Location

    Teesside University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

**Course overview**: The role of a dental nurse includes: providing reassurance and support to patients, preparing and maintaining the clinical environment, providing a high standard of cross-infection control, assisting with taking and processing dental radiographs, preparing instruments, materials, medicaments and equipment, recording assessments spoken by the dental team, assisting the dental team throughout all aspects of dentistry.As with all healthcare professionals the public place a high level of expectation and trust in their dental nurse. So to work in this sector it is essential that you are able to demonstrate the core values embedded within the NHS Constitution: working together for patients, respect and dignity, commitment to quality of care, compassion, improving lives, everyone counts.Throughout the course, as part of the placement experience, you may be required to participate in a shift pattern rota or work weekends. Please note 100% attendance is expected during this programme.On successful completion of the course, you will be eligible to register with the General Dental Council as a dental nurse.**After the course**: Opportunities are available for employment within NHS and private dental practices, hospitals and in the community. Once qualified you can work in the UK and overseas as a dental nurse. Successful completion gives you the opportunity to further your career if you wish and progress to study the BSc (Hons) Dental Hygiene and various other career opportunities.

Application deadline

25 January

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University information

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    Teesside University, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley, TS1 3BX, England

To get students off to the best possible start, Teesside University meets international students at the airport and takes them to their accommodation for free.
With an English language café and orientation activities throughout the year, Teesside University is experienced in helping international students feel at home.
Teesside University offers a range of scholarships to international and EU students, making the transition to UK study more affordable.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    114 49%

    16th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    7th

    2

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