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Diploma in Dental Nursing (National Dental Nurse Training Programme of Ireland)

The National Dental Nurse Training Programme of Ireland delivers a high standard of education, utilising technology to provide dental nursing education outside of the major hospital centres in Ireland. This diploma programme requires students to be employed in a dental practice throughout the duration of the programme, as the programme utilises the expertise of the dental practitioner, while allowing students to continue employment. Internet (with broadband connection), computer access and usage of the programme website are essential requirements of the programme. Students are required to access the programme website daily. Distance Learning option is available for geographically remote students.

How to apply

For further information please contact: The Nursing Administrator, Dublin Dental University Hospital, Lincoln Place, Dublin 2. T: 01 6127315 E: dentalnursetutor@dental.tcd.ie, www.dentalhospital.ie, Course website: bit.ly/1xw5cst

Fee

The course fee is approximately EUR 2,500 (reviewed annually). There is also a EUR 35 non-refundable application fee payable to the Dublin Dental University Hospital.

Date, time and place

Sixteen months commencing September each year. This evening programme relies heavily on technology for delivery, as the lectures are delivered via video-conferencing. Examinations are scheduled on Fridays or Saturdays and take place in the Dublin Dental University Hospital. There is a one week practical session that students must attend in the Dublin Dental University Hospital in April of each year. This course will take place in the Dublin Dental University Hospital, Lincoln Place, Dublin 2.