Suture Removal and Postoperative Care for Hygienists and Therapists

Suture Removal and Postoperative Care for Hygienists and Therapists

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Suture Removal and Postoperative Care for Hygienists and Therapists

Suture removal and postoperative care for Hygienists and Therapists - Half Day Course

This course is for hygiene therapists working with oral surgery procedures: extractions, periodontal and implant surgery who wish to extend their scope of practice and gain additional skills carried out under the direction of  a dentist.

This halfday course will enable hygienists and therapists to be confident and competent in removing sutures after the wound has been checked by a dentist.

This blended learning course aims to develop theoretical knowledge and technical skills.

You will learn

  • Suture material and types
  • Understanding the suture removal process
  • Recognising post operative complications within your scope of practice 

You will gain hands on experience in 

  • Suture removal 
  • Post operative instructions
A total of 4 Verifiable CPD hours are be credited to this course

Suture Removal and Postoperative Care for Hygienists and Therapists

Students must have:

  • GDC registration 
  • A supervising dentist to assist with building a portfolio to show competence.
  • Students must have access to assist with patients who require suture removal and post operative care.
  • They must have written confirmation from a supervising dentist that they take responsibility for overseeing the students training in the workplace Written confirmation that they are able to attend the training course as required so that they receive instruction in the theoretical knowledge necessary to assist with suture removal and post operative care techniques competently.

COMPUTING REQUIREMENTS

You will need a computer or tablet with internet access to complete your portfolio and upload your work for assessment 

 

Suture Removal and Postoperative Care for Hygienists and Therapists

2018

Friday 2nd March 2018,

Friday 26th October 2018

Suture Removal and Postoperative Care for Hygienists and Therapists

SUPPORT FROM YOUR TUTOR

You will have a tutor allocated to you who will help you with your portfolio and mark and comment on your uploaded work. You can ask your tutor for help and guidance.

ASSESSMENT

You will be expected to submit your work online through our dedicated student learning hub .

Assessment is an essential part of this course learning and you are expected to meet all agreed course deadlines and work with your assigned workplace supervisor

Course materials are available to cover the essential aspects for this course. Independent research is essential to optimise your understanding and learning.

After completion of the one day workshop, you will be required with the guidance of your supervising dentist to build a portfolio of 4 patients to show your competence

Once verified, you will be awarded your certificate of competency in suture removal and post operative care.

Suture Removal and Postoperative Care for Hygienists and Therapists

Suture Removal and Postoperative Care for Hygienists and Therapists

£175.00

£75.00 (payable on booking)

Suture Removal and Post Operative Care Course Fee: £175.00

Deposit of £75.00 payable on booking.

Remaining course fee payable thereafter.

INCLUDED IN YOUR COURSE FEE

All course material

Lunch and refreshments

NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR COURSE FEES, BUT REQUIRED

Functional skills test tuition if required.

PAYMENT OPTIONS 

A non-refundable deposit will secure your course place.

The remainder of the course fee is due before the course day.

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