Disinfection & Decontamination

Impression Care & Disinfection for Dental Nurses

Contributes45 minutes to your CPD

£4.99

(or included in your £36 yearly subscription)

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Course Details:

This course will help learners understand the importance of correctly disinfecting dental impressions to minimise cross-contamination.

You will be presented with a 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 will help learners understand the importance of correctly disinfecting dental impressions to minimise cross-contamination. 

Objectives:

Learners will be able to: 

  • Describe what an impression is, and how they are created.
  • Explain the different methods of disinfection used.
  • Outline the stages of disinfection.
  • Understand why an impression requires disinfection.

Learning Outcomes:

The learner will be able to: 

  • Outline what a dental impression is.
  • Explain the different types of disinfection, including the benefits of each method.
  • Describe the full process of disinfection, outlining the key stages.
  • Highlight non-compliance in the practice.