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Accredited course details

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


Summary

Status:
Current
Currency period start:
01/Jul/2021 
Currency period end:
30/Jun/2026 
End reason:
 
Authority:
National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 
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 
Mapping:
Mapping
The previous version of this course is 10286NAT

Currency period application renew history

Currency Period Start dateCurrency Period End dateApplication RenewOutcome of applicationDate of effect
01/Jul/202130/Jun/2026No 

Completion mapping

CodeSort Table listing Mappings History by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Mappings History by the Title columnStatus/UsageStart 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 Current01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926002 - Work within a dental practitioner frameworkWork within a dental practitioner framework Current01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926003 - Use epidemiology and evidence-based research in dental hygiene practiceUse epidemiology and evidence-based research in dental hygiene practice Current01/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 Current01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926005 - Confirm oral health statusConfirm oral health status Current01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926006 - Provide individual oral health education and counselling to patientsProvide individual oral health education and counselling to patients Current01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926007 - Perform a nutritional oral health assessmentPerform a nutritional oral health assessment Current01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926008 - Utilise dental instrumentsUtilise dental instruments Current01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926009 - Undertake and analyse diagnostic tests to determine oral health statusUndertake and analyse diagnostic tests to determine oral health status Current01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926010 - Use fluoride and chemotherapeutic agents to manage and prevent dental diseaseUse fluoride and chemotherapeutic agents to manage and prevent dental disease Current01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926011 - Use knowledge of oral pathology and general medicine in dental hygiene practiceUse knowledge of oral pathology and general medicine in dental hygiene practice Current01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926012 - Manage pain and anxiety for dental hygiene treatmentManage pain and anxiety for dental hygiene treatment Current01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926013 - Apply professional tooth whitening agentsApply professional tooth whitening agents Current01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926014 - Apply rubber dam and fissure sealantsApply rubber dam and fissure sealants Current01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926015 - Diagnose and manage dental hard tissue pathologies in the dental hygiene patientDiagnose and manage dental hard tissue pathologies in the dental hygiene patient Current01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926016 - Diagnose and manage periodontal conditionsDiagnose and manage periodontal conditions Current01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926017 - Implement a dental hygiene program for children and adolescentsImplement a dental hygiene program for children and adolescents Current01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926018 - Identify and interpret findings on a dental radiographIdentify and interpret findings on a dental radiograph Current01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926019 - Provide clinical dental hygiene treatmentProvide clinical dental hygiene treatment Current01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926020 - Plan and manage dental hygiene care for patients with special needsPlan and manage dental hygiene care for patients with special needs Current01/Jul/2021 
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Completion mapping history

CodeSort Table listing Mappings History by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Mappings History by the Title columnStatus/UsageStart dateSort Table listing Mappings History by the Start date columnEnd dateSort Table listing Mappings History by the End date column
HLTINF006 - Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and controlApply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control Current01/Mar/2023 
NAT10926001 - Manage pharmacotherapy in dental hygiene treatmentManage pharmacotherapy in dental hygiene treatment Current01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926002 - Work within a dental practitioner frameworkWork within a dental practitioner framework Current01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926003 - Use epidemiology and evidence-based research in dental hygiene practiceUse epidemiology and evidence-based research in dental hygiene practice Current01/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 Current01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926005 - Confirm oral health statusConfirm oral health status Current01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926006 - Provide individual oral health education and counselling to patientsProvide individual oral health education and counselling to patients Current01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926007 - Perform a nutritional oral health assessmentPerform a nutritional oral health assessment Current01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926008 - Utilise dental instrumentsUtilise dental instruments Current01/Jul/2021 
NAT10926009 - Undertake and analyse diagnostic tests to determine oral health statusUndertake and analyse diagnostic tests to determine oral health status Current01/Jul/2021 
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 411211 Dental Hygienist 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0607 Dental Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 
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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