Staff Development

Alginate Impressions - Dental Nurses with Extended Duties

Contributes 1 hour to your CPD


(or included in your £37.99 yearly subscription)

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Course Details:

This course will refresh Dental Nurses with extended duties of the range of required patient care aspects when providing treatment to patients on the prescription of a suitably qualified dental registrant. 

You will be presented with a short presentation followed by an assessment.

If you achieve 80% or more, you pass the course and will receive a printable certificate to place in your CPD folder. If you do not pass, you will have the opportunity to review the content and retake the assessment when you feel confident.


This course aims to review practice procedures for referring patients for alginate impressions and consider the required checks before taking alginate impressions. 


Learners will be able to:

  • Ensure patients interests come first
  • Review disinfection processes
  • Assess working processes and performance standards

Learning Outcomes:

The learner understands:

  • The patient information and consent process
  • The range of permissions and prescriptions that must be in place before treatment begins
  • The practical and ethical aspects of patient care