Courses and Seminars

KCH Award in Clinical Photography

Course Overview

This course provides the practical and theoretical knowledge and skills needed for dental nurses to competently take clinical photographs on prescription of a dentist.  Participants attend 1 day of training and complete a portfolio of evidence.

Course tutor:
Ceri Burnett
9.00am - 4.30pm

1 day


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The course covers

  • Using photography in Clinical Practice
  • Equipment and Materials
  • Good Practice
  • Using a Camera
  • Techniques
  • Troubleshooting

There are a maximum of 12 places available on this course.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course students should be able to:

  • Describe why and how photographs are used in a clinical setting.
  • Describe the appropriate photographic equipment required for clinical photography.
  • Describe common settings for effective photographs in a clinical environment.
  • Describe positioning and focusing requirements for intra oral and extra oral views.
  • Select and prepare the equipment appropriate for the photographs to be taken.
  • Take intra oral and extra oral photographs of a range of patients which demonstrate appropriate positioning and focus techniques.

Training dates

24th February 2024

Entry requirements

  • GDC Registration Number.
  • Self-motivation.
  • Time to complete a portfolio of experience.
  • A supportive employer and supervising dentist who can act as a witness for you.
  • Access to patients requiring clinical photographs.
  • Access to a PC, the Internet and Microsoft Word.

Before enrolling onto the course, you must ensure you will have access to:

  • 10 patients requiring clinical photographs.


  • Portfolio of Evidence.
  • Multiple Choice examination.

How to apply

For documentation on how to apply please visit Clinical Photography

Any applications received with missing documents will not be processed and will be returned directly to the applicant. 


You will receive a confirmation email up to 3 working days from submission.


Further information

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