Level 2 Award in Clinical Photography

This course is aimed at dental nurses who wish to undertake clinical photography as part of treatment planning and assessment. The knoweldge and theory of this activity is provided online and assessment is by way of a small portfolio of common photographic views. The course can be started at anytime and runs for a maximum of 8 weeks.

 

 Course title:                       Clinical Photography

This course is aimed at dental and orthodontic nurses who wish to be practically involved in the clinical assessment of patients prior to dental or orthodontic treatment. Learners will be able to undertake dental or orthodontic photography.

Awarded by:        The Dental Education, Learning and Training Academy (DELTA) 

Structure:            The course is delivered by way of 2 short modules. All modules are mandatory and must be          passed

Grading:              Pass or fail

Pre-requisites: Candidates must hold GDC registration and a recognised Dental Nurse qualification and be working in a suitable environment

Course fee:          £36 including VAT at 20%

Assessment:                      This qualification is assessed by the submission of a portfolio of cases. 

Resit Arrangements:          N/A

Practical Component:    The taking of clinical photographs.

Guided Learning Hours: This programme is 20 Guided Learning Hours (GLH)

Course length:  Learners have 4 weeks to complete the course

Credits:                 This course attracts 2 credits                                                                                                                                                       

 

Course content:

 

Clinical Photography

 

Content

Extra Oral Photographs:

  • Frontal view with lips at rest               
  • Frontal view with lips smiling
  • Lateral view with the lips at rest in the natural head position
  • ¾ profile at rest

Intra oral             

  • Anterior view
  • Right and left buccal views (in occlusion)
  • Upper occlusal view
  • Lower occlusal view

 

 

 

 

 

Assessment

 

Taking and presentation of 3 sets of photographs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clinical Photography

Workplace Portfolio of Evidence - this includes evidence of competency in the taking of intra and extra oral photographs as part of the initial assessment for dental treatment. For orthodontic treatment, this should include:

Extra oral

·        Frontal view with lips at rest              

·        Frontal view with lips smiling

·         Lateral view with the lips at rest in the natural head position

·         ¾ profile at rest

 

Intra oral            

 Anterior view

           Right and left buccal views (in occlusion)

·         Upper occlusal view

·         Lower occlusal view

 

For dental treatment, the views should accurately represent the treatment need and be of good quality and be accompanied by a full report of the assessment process.

 

To apply for this course, click here.

If you have any further questions please email us at info@delta-dental.co.uk or 07501 661405