Disinfection & Decontamination

Handpiece Maintenance & Care

Contributes45 minutes to your CPD

£4.99

(or included in your £36 yearly subscription)

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Course Details:

This course aims to provide learners with an understanding of dental handpieces, and highlight the importance of good care and maintenance.

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 take the assessment again when you feel confident.

Aims:

This course aims to provide learners with an understanding of dental handpieces, and highlight the importance of good care and maintenance. 

Objectives:

 Learners will be able to:

  • Recognise the types of dental handpieces.
  • Identify the different types of burs.
  • Recall the correct cleaning stages for handpieces.
  • Correctly sterilise handpieces.
  • Correctly lubricate handpieces.

Learning Outcomes:

 The learner will:

  • Implement the correct cleaning and sterilisation techniques.
  • Understand the importance of lubricating different types of handpieces.
  • Understand the importance of handpiece care.
  • Recognise the different types of dental handpieces.