Dental Nursing

University College Cork

 

Course Name Dental Nursing
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code 45995 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Diploma (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters DipDN
Duration Pathway 1: 2 year full-time (Clinical Training)
Pathway 2: 16 month part-time (Special purpose award)
Entry Requirements LEAVING CERTIFICATE
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Minimum grade O6/H7 in 5 subjects at Leaving Certificate level or equivalent.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT
Students are subject to Garda Vetting and Fitness to Practise, see page 120 of the Undergraduate Prospectus for 2022.

Application forms are available on our website www.ucc.ie/en/dipdentnurs/ from January 2022
Number of Places Approx. available places (including Mature Students) - Full-time 8, Part-time 52
Course Fee

Expand+Part-time
€2,500 total

Full-time
€3,130 per year (Student Contribution + Capitation Fee)

Course fees include a tuition fee, student contribution fee and capitation fee. The state will pay the tuition fees for those that are eligible unde...

Course Content

Expand+WHAT IS DENTAL NURSING?
Dental Nurses are a valuable member of the dental team. This is an auxiliary profession, supporting members of the dental team in the delivery of dental treatment. The main duties of a dental nurse include: infection co...

Subjects Taught

Expand+MODULES PATHWAY 1: 2-YEAR FULL-TIME (CLINICAL TRAINING)
PROGRAMME:
FIRST YEAR MODULES
DN1001 Ethical Issues in the Provision of Dental Care (5 credits),
DN1002 Microbiology & Cross Infection Control for Dental Nurses (15 credits),
DN1005...

Careers or Further Progression CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Further study is possible in a number of areas, including dental radiography, conscious sedation, oral health promotion, dental hygiene and dental science. The employment rate of our graduates is extremely high and it is also possible to work abroad with this qualification. Some of our graduates have obtained work as dental nurses in Australia, Canada, and the UK.
Further Enquiries CONTACT INFORMATION
Dental School Office
email: dentalschooloffice@ucc.ie
www.ucc.ie/en/dentalschool

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