Dental Implant Nursing

Implant Dentistry is a highly advanced, specialised dental skill which is now a widely available treatment across the UK and overseas. It combines surgical skills with restorative expertise to help rebuild the dentition. Some examples of damage could be due to trauma, caries or malignancy. These cases require meticulous planning and exacting standards to ensure an optimum result for each patient.

Who is it for?

You will be required to complete a work-based Record of Competence (RoC). There are four sections to the RoC:

Record of Competence

You are required to complete a work-based Record of Competence (RoC). There are four sections to the RoC:

  • Practical Competence Assessment Sheets (PCAS)
  • Case studies
  • Directly Observed Clinical Skills (DOCS) Assessments
  • Supplementary outcomes

Examination

This is a 90-minute written examination composed of two sections:

  • Part A – 50 multiple choice questions (MCQ)
  • Part B – 30 extended matching questions (EMQ)

Examinations are held twice a year in March and September.

Award of qualification

In order to be awarded this qualification, you must:

  • Complete and satisfy the requirements of the RoC
  • Pass the examination

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Dental Implant Nursing – Syllabus

Exam Schedule

Reading List

Dental Implant Reading List

Post-Registration Qualification in Dental Implant Nursing Reading List
• Implant Dental Nursing book by Suzanne Morkus and Ulpee R. Darbar
• Implant Dentistry at a Glance 1st Edition book by Francis Mora, Jacques Malet, and Philippe Bouchard
• Implant Dentistry at a Glance 2nd Edition book by Francis Mora, Jacques Malet, and Philippe Bouchard
• GDC Documents:
• Standards
• Scope of Practice
• Continuing Professional Development
• Fitness to Practice