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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Clinical Sciences : Dentistry

Undergraduate Course: Clinical Practice 1(b) (DENT08006)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Clinical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Course typeStandard AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate) Credits15
Home subject areaDentistry Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThe areas of study in this course include dental hygiene clinical skills, dental hygiene clinical practice, team working, introduction to special needs patients, preventive dentistry and introduction to gerodontology
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs None
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2013/14 Semester 2, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Learn enabled:  Yes Quota:  None
Web Timetable Web Timetable
Course Start Date 13/01/2014
Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 150 ( Lecture Hours 30, Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 100, Formative Assessment Hours 10, Summative Assessment Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 3, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 5 )
Additional Notes
Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info) Written Exam 100 %, Coursework 0 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours:Minutes
Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)Clinical Practice 1(b)2:00
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
Students will be expected to:

┐be competent at obtaining a detailed history of the patient's dental state
┐be competent at checking and evaluating a patient's medical history
┐be familiar with the complex interactions between oral health, nutrition, general health, drugs and diseases that can have an impact on dental care and disease
┐be competent at the use of indices to screen and monitor disease
┐be competent at instructing patients in the various methods of plaque control, including both chemical and mechanical means and incorporating appropriate modifications for patients with special needs
┐be competent in the treatment and monitoring of periodontal diseases
┐have knowledge of the principles of prevention of dental disease with an appreciation of the dynamics involved, including therapeutic, educational, social and environmental factors
┐be competent in the use of fluoride topically
┐have knowledge of the use of fluoride systemically
┐have knowledge of other preventive techniques which may be available
┐be competent at providing smoking cessation advice for patients
┐be familiar with an evidence-based approach to treatment
┐be competent to provide dental hygiene care for the older adult
Assessment Information
Examination 50%, course work 50%
Combined assessment methods including short answer tests, multiple-choice questions, case reports and 360o feedback are employed throughout the course. Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) and Structured Clinical Operative Tests (SCOTS) are used to determine clinical ability and progress, and a logbook of clinical work is kept which contributes to a personal portfolio and is assessed at the end of each semester. There are examinations at the end of each semester which must be passed satisfactorily before any student is permitted to continue to the next phase of study.
Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
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Contacts
Course organiserMrs Joanne Macleod
Tel: 0131 526 4996
Email: J.MacLeod@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Anne Azak
Tel: 0131 536 4964
Email: A.Azak@ed.ac.uk
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