Impression Taking course

Impression Taking course

This course is aimed at GDC registered dental professionals to learn and develop skills in this treatment area within a dental practice environment. The course is tutor led over two days in classroom and clinical environments and formative assessments are used at the end of each module.

 

As part of this course learner’s will be provided with a practical experience portfolio (PEP) to record supervised activity within the workplace on a range of patients with feedback from their GDC registered suitably qualified dental professional.

 

Summative assessment at the end of the course is gained from the Personal Experience Portfolio (PEP) ensuring that competency has been achieved, reflective skills are also developed during this process further meeting the course Aims and objectives. Following assessment of the PEP certification can be issued.

 

Course Aim
To provide dental nurses with the practical skills and underpinning knowledge needed to competently take impressions on a range of patients within the GDC scope of practice

 

Course Objectives
• Identify the relevant professional requirements
• Gain informed consent from a range of patients prior to treatment
• Read and Record patient records accurately
• Demonstrate up to date knowledge of cross infection and medical emergencies
• Communicate with and manage a range of patients
• Identify the qualities, pros and cons and manufacturer’s instructions of impression materials
• Select and prepare the correct impression tray
• Prepare the mouth for impression
• Correctly mix material and load impression tray
• Competently carry out impressions on a range of patients
• Inspect and identify faults on impressions
• Safely decontaminate and store impressions

 

Eligibility criteria
• Current GDC certificate
• Professional indemnity insurance (covering extended duties )
• Currently employed as dental nurse or dental technician
• Agreed support from a suitably qualified registered dental professional
• Current certificate in Medical Emergencies(recommended)
• Current certificate in Cross Infection Control (recommended)
*Copies of the relevant certificates will be required before course commences

 

Course structure
This course is delivered over two days in a classroom and clinical environment these days are scheduled 6 weeks apart. Learners have up to 4 months to complete the practical experience portfolio. This must be submitted to the tutor for evaluation prior to certification.
This course attracts 24 hours of verified CPD hours.

 

Course venue
Tooth Fairies, Unit 20 Capital Business Park, Parkway, Rumney, Cardiff, CF3 2PY
Full payment will be required in advance of the course start date

 

Reserve your place
Please return your completed application form to reserve your place, or contact us for further information.
alan@toothfairieslimited.co.uk
Telephone -02920 837433

 

Tooth Fairies now offer a comprehensive range of dental specific courses for further details please visit the website or contact us for further details

 

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