School of Dental Sciences

Staff Profile

Diane Anderson

Nurse Co-ordinator

Background

Background


Current Position : Nurse Co-ordinator 2007 - Present

  • Responsible for the day to day management of the Clinical Simulation Unit (CSU) .
  •  Part of a team of Clinical Academics and Dental Instructors, delivering and supporting clinical teaching/training and supervision to undergraduate, postgraduate dental students and DCP'S within The School of Dental Sciences
  • Local Health and Safety Office for CSU and TTU
  • Radiation Protection Supervisor for School of Dental Sciences


Previous Position's

  • Dental Nurse - General Dental Practice 1979-1999
  • Deputy Senior Dental Nurse , Department of Prosthodontics , Newcastle Dental Hospital 1999- 2007


Qualifications:

  • National  Examining Board Certificate of Dental Nursing
  • National Examining Board Certificate of Conscious Sedation
  • Certificate in Implantlogy  Dental Nursing
  • Extended Skills in Dental Nursing , impression taking, registration, casting impressions, articulation, rubber -dam placement
  • PGCE in Teaching and Education
  • Dental Nurse Assessor
  • City and Guilds  Senior Graduateship Award in Management


Member of:

  • Board of Studies Committee - Lead Nurse
  • Student Staff Committee , Phase 1 & 2
  • School Health & Safety Committee
  • Faulty Radiation Protection Committee
  • Dental Hospital Line Manager's and Senior Nurses Committee
  • Dental Hospital Infection Prevention and Control Committee


Interests:

   I enjoy , knitting. sewing , embroidery and walking







Teaching

Roles and Responsibilities :

  • Deliver seminars, lectures ,and practical teaching
  • Support teaching in CSU
  • Introduction to Dentistry Course  - stage 1 part 1 BDS
  • Introduction to Dentistry Course - stage 2 part 1
  • Key Clinical Skills Course - stage 2 BDS , stage 1 BSc in Oral Health
  • Clinical Introductory Course - stage 3 BDS
  • Complete Denture Course - stage 3 BDS
  • Endodontic Course - stage 3 BDS
  • Examine for Stage 2 BDS  OSCE
  • Examine for stage 3  BDS OSCE
  • Team mark  stage 1 BDS  Multi choice paper
  • Team mark  stage 2 KCS  BDS Reflective Reports
  • Team Mark stage 3 BDS  Reflective Reports - Complete Denture Course
  • Question setting -  Stage 3 BDS Paediatric Exam
  • Standard setting - stage 3  BDS Paediatric Exam