2017 Hygiene & therapy courses

Dental Therapy (Adult Scope) CPD Long Course | September 2017 - January 2018

This course offers Oral Health Therapists (OHT) with the opportunity to further their studies to include Adult Dental Therapy. It extends their scope to deliver dental therapy to adult patients aged 18 and over. The removal of patient age limits from the legislation has allowed the profession to advance their skills in provision of this service. Participants will be required to:

  • meet the mandatory requirements;
  • comply with the assessment requirements of the course; and
  • undertake 5 weeks of educational and simulation practice and pass the competency assessment in simulation practice, prior to supervised clinical practice (with dentist oversight) to deliver adult dental therapy service.

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Snap the Cap | 1 December 2017

Pulpotomy and stainless steel crowns are proven effective treatment options for primary carious teeth to prevent pain, infection and maintain arch length in the primary dentition. Case selection through proper diagnosis is paramount to the success of this procedure.

This course will enable participants to be able to perform effective primary pulp therapy and stainless steel crowns for children.

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