SHORT COURSES

 
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SHORT COURSES FOR DENTAL ASSISTANTS

It is important to have the necessary skills and knowledge regarding your field of work. However, it is more important to keep those skills up to date and relevant with the current industry standards. The short courses we offer at Menzies Institute of Technology intend to give you the ongoing professional development that you need in order to boost your skills and workplace practice in your current field of work.

The Menzies School of Dental Health is providing dental laboratory related short courses for current dental assistants and professionals in:

– Constructing custom impression trays
– Constructing models from impressions
– Construct thermoformed appliances

This will help your clinic to:

– Save Money on Laboratory Costs
– Save Time and Faster Turnaround
– In-house construction of simple laboratory items

CONSTRUCT CUSTOM IMPRESSION TRAYS


Construct custom impression trays” is a short course for those that are working in the Dental Assisting industry. This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to construct custom impression trays to accurately record oral tissues.
 
DURATION: 1 Day course (9am-5pm)
SESSION DATES: 2nd Saturday of each month
ENROLMENT FEE: $450 (Includes all training material and notes)
 
This program covers major elements relating to the construction of custom impression trays such as:

  • Background information on different custom tray applications
  • Selecting and preparing material (light cure and self cure)
  • Fabrication of custom impression tray
  • Finish custom impression tray

 
WHAT YOU WILL GET:

  • All notes and learning materials provided
  • All practical learning materials, lab uniform and equipment to use during the course
  • Certificate of completion for your professional development records

 
Click here to view Course Flyer.

CONSTRUCT MODELS FROM IMPRESSIONS


Construct Models” is a short course for those already working as Dental Assistants and wanting to pursue ongoing professional development to boost skills and workplace practice. This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to construct models from dental impressions.
 
DURATION: 1 Day course (10am-2pm)
SESSION DATES: 1st Saturday of each month
ENROLMENT FEE: $200 (Includes all training material and notes)
 
This program covers major elements relating to the Construction of models from impressions such as:

  • Disinfection of impressions
  • Verify integrity of impressions
  • Select and prepare model material
  • Pour impressions
  • Finish models

 
WHAT YOU WILL GET:

  • All notes and learning materials provided
  • All practical learning materials and equipment to use during the course
  • Certificate of completion for your professional development records

 
Click here to view Course Flyer.

CONSTRUCT THERMOFORMED APPLIANCES


Construct Thermoformed Appliances” is a short course for those already working as Dental Assistants and wanting to pursue ongoing professional development to boost skills and workplace practice. This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to construct thermoformed bases and appliances such as mouthguards, bleaching trays and night guards (restoration protection appliances).
 
DURATION: 1 Day course (10am-3pm)
SESSION DATES: 4th Saturday of each month
ENROLMENT FEE: $250 (Includes all training material and notes)
 
This program covers major elements relating to the Construction of thermoformed bases and appliances such as:

  • Background information on thermoforming and materials
  • Checking model integrity
  • Constructing thermoformed appliances
  • Trim, shape and finish appliances

 
WHAT YOU WILL GET:

  • All notes and learning materials provided
  • All practical learning materials, lab uniform and equipment to use during the course
  • Certificate of completion for your professional development records

 
Click here to view Course Flyer.

HOW TO APPLY


– Simply complete the Online Application steps following the link and attach all relevant documentation as prompted.
http://dental-health.menzies.vic.edu.au/apply-now/online-application-form-short-course
 
– Or simply download and complete the application form and send back to us.
Short Course Application form
 

 

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