Certificate of Competence Award
The DNN impression-taking course is designed so that any nurse in any part of the UK can complete their competency training. To enrol, you must be GDC-registered, you must be employed and indemnified, and there must be a registered dental professional able and willing to supervise you. The course is suited to nurses who aspire to treat patients directly and to take impressions under the prescription of a registered dentist or clinical dental technician.
The course is suited to nurses working in both private settings and in the National Health Service.
Learn to take alginate impressions suitable for the following applications:
- Study models;
- Orthodontic appliances;
- Bleaching trays;
- Mouth guards.
How long will it take?
It completely depends on you and your circumstances, including:
- How much time you can dedicate to your online studies (four hours);
- How soon you can complete the portfolio (a minimum of twenty-four impressions).
- You have a maximum of three months to complete the course.