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Accredited course details

10926NAT - Advanced Diploma of Oral Health (Dental Hygiene)


Summary

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Description:
The Advanced Diploma of Oral Health (Dental Hygiene) is designed to provide learners with the skills and knowledge on graduation to apply to the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) to work as a dental hygienist in both private and government sectors in accordance with the legislative provisions and contemporary dental hygiene practice and theory.

The course has a focus on oral health and the Dental Board of Australia (DBA) scope of practice of a dental hygienist to provide services for all ages in:
• Assessment
• Diagnosis
• Treatment
• Management
• Education to prevent oral disease
• Promotion of healthy oral behaviours

This may include periodontal and gingival treatment, preventative services and other oral care.

The design of the course must enable graduates to practice in accordance with the Australian Dental Council (ADC) professional competencies of the new qualified Dental Hygienist, and the course must also be approved for delivery by the ADC.

https://www.dentalboard.gov.au/Registration-Standards/Scope-of-practice-registration-standard.aspx 

Currency period application renew history

Currency Pertiod Start dateCurrency Period End dateApplication RenewOutcome of applicationDate of effect
01/Jul/202130/Jun/2026YesGranted

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CodeSort Table listing Mappings History by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Mappings History by the Title columnStart dateSort Table listing Mappings History by the Start date columnEnd dateSort Table listing Mappings History by the End date column
NAT10926001 - Manage pharmacotherapy in dental hygiene treatmentManage pharmacotherapy in dental hygiene treatment 01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926002 - Work within a dental practitioner frameworkWork within a dental practitioner framework 01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926003 - Use epidemiology and evidence-based research in dental hygiene practiceUse epidemiology and evidence-based research in dental hygiene practice 01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926004 - Examine and assess a patient to devise a dental hygiene treatment planExamine and assess a patient to devise a dental hygiene treatment plan 01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926005 - Confirm oral health statusConfirm oral health status 01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926006 - Provide individual oral health education and counselling to patientsProvide individual oral health education and counselling to patients 01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926007 - Perform a nutritional oral health assessmentPerform a nutritional oral health assessment 01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926008 - Utilise dental instrumentsUtilise dental instruments 01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926009 - Undertake and analyse diagnostic tests to determine oral health statusUndertake and analyse diagnostic tests to determine oral health status 01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926010 - Use fluoride and chemotherapeutic agents to manage and prevent dental diseaseUse fluoride and chemotherapeutic agents to manage and prevent dental disease 01/Jul/2021 
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
Nationally Recognised Training Type 12 Course 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 411211 Dental Hygienist 01/Jul/2021 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0607 Dental Studies 01/Jul/2021 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 01/Jul/2021 
Nationally Recognised Training Type 12 Course 30/Mar/2021 

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