Courses

Certificate in Endodontic Nursing (DTEC Certificate)

About the course

This course will provide the practical and theoretical knowledge and skills needed in order for dental nurses to competently assist with all stages of endodontic treatment. Dental Nurses will need to attend all 4 days face to face teaching and after this will complete a portfolio of experience.

Suitable for

All Dental Care Professionals who are GDC registered

Course objectives

The course will cover:

  • Aetiology of pulpal and periapical disease
  • Diagnosis and management of pulpal and periapical disease
  • Patient consent and communication for root canal treatment
  • Root canal anatomy and access cavities
  • Materials, instruments and equipment used for root canal treatment including rubber dam and setting up a microscope
  • Root canal preparation
  • Root canal obturation
Outcomes

By the end of the course the dental nurse will be able to:

  • Describe current theoretical knowledge of root canal treatment
  • Demonstrate practical skills to assist chairside with all stages of root canal treatment
  • Demonstrate their knowledge and understanding through set assignments
Entry requirements

What do I need?

  • Dental Nursing Qualification
  • GDC Registration Number
  • Self Motivation
  • Time to complete a portfolio
  • Supportive Employer
  • Access to adults requiring endodontic treatment
Assessment

How do I achieve the qualification?

  • 100% attendance on the course dates
  • Successful completion of a portfolio of experience
  • Pass set assignments
CPD hours

20

Course times

9.00 - 4.30

Venue

Lecture Room 3rd Floor Dental Extension, Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Caldecot Road, London, SE5 9RW

Cost

£450

How to apply

We do not have any further dates for 2016; if you are interested in further dates please email on kch-tr.dentalteameducationcentre@nhs.net to express your interest for future Endodontic Nursing dates.

Your details will be added to our database and when dates become available we will email you to confirm.

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