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BSc (Hons) Advanced Dental Nursing

University of Portsmouth
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Course UCAS code: B753
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  • BSc (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 3 Years
Course Summary:
**Overview** If you’re looking for a course that leads to registration with the General Dental Council (GDC) and you’ve got the drive to succeed as a key member of a dental team, this BSc (Hons) Advanced Dental Nursing degree course is for you. You'll be an essential member of the dental team with an extended scope of practice, allowing you to confidently increase your role in patient care, and gain the essential knowledge you need to become registered with the GDC. In our dental facilities you'll gain analytical and evaluative skills that allow you to contribute to patient education, the development of the dental team and the wider dental field. After the course, you’ll be set to take on a variety of careers in the dental industry. You could go on to work in a clinical environment or in research, health promotion, management or education. **Professional accreditations** This course is fully accredited by the General Dental Council (GDC). This allows you to register as a dental nurse once you’ve completed the first year of the programme. **What you'll experience** On this course, you'll: - Qualify with the CertHE Dental Nursing after your first year of study, which allows you to register with the GDC as a dental nurse before your second year - Learn dental nursing procedures and techniques in our Dental Academy - Turn your knowledge into practical skills, working as part of a team to provide dental care and oral health promotion to patients in the community - Use treatment bays and simulation technology, which includes our Phantom Head (manikin head) skill lab - Work alongside dentists, dental nurses and other students, giving you a taste of your future work environment - Develop your clinical management, leadership and decision-making skills - Produce a dissertation on a subject of your choice, related to your advanced dental nursing practice **Careers and opportunities** What can you do with a Advanced Dental Nursing degree? There are many career routes you can take after completing this course. As a registered dental nurse with a degree, you’ll be qualified to take on roles in any sector of the dental industry, including: - general dental practice (NHS or private) - corporate dental practice - hospital dental services - armed forces - specialists dental practice - oral health promotion - education - sales - management Whatever career you pursue, our Careers and Employability service will be on hand with support and advice for 5 years after you graduate.
Modules:
Year 1 core modules in this year include: Core Skills Training Framework, Foundation of Evidence Based Practice, Foundations of Dental Nursing Professional Practice, Fundamentals of Dental Nursing Practice, Science Informing Practice. Year 2 core modules in this year include: Applied Dental Nursing Professional Practice, Communication for The Dental Team, Core Skills Training Framework Repeat, Dental Radiography and Dental Imaging, Engaging with Service Improvement, Evidence Based Decision Making. Year 3 core modules in this year include: Behaviour Management, Core Skills Training Framework Repeat, Enhancing Advanced Dental Nursing Professional Practice, Leading Safe and Effective Care, Project.
Assessment Methods:
You'll be assessed through: written examinations, computer examinations, presentations, coursework. You’ll be able to test your skills and knowledge informally before you do assessments that count towards your final mark. You can get feedback on all practice and formal assessments so you can improve in the future.
Application deadline details:

15 January

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There’s a lot to love in Pompey, a city geared towards students with loads of great bars, pubs, and shops. The nightlife is incredible, loads of student nights on and everyone is up for it. The main place to go out is the strip of clubs by the Guildhall, although there are lots of little places if you seek them out. The uni is also amazingly supportive, with great facilities and the Purple Door offering great careers support for all students, and the SU is also really helpful as well as serving amazing drinks and food.

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University Admissions Centre:
Tel. 023 9284 5566
Email. [email protected]

University Admissions Centre:
Tel. 023 9284 5566
Email. [email protected]

 
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