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Undergraduate Course: Preparation for Practice 2 (DENT09001)

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 9 (Year 2 Undergraduate) Credits20
Home subject areaDentistry Other subject areaDentistry
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThe areas of study in this course will include:

Semester 1
Behavioural sciences, dental public health, occupational risk assessments
Semester 2
Behavioural sciences, oral health promotion.
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 Full Year, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Learn enabled:  Yes Quota:  None
Web Timetable Web Timetable
Course Start Date 16/09/2013
Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Lecture Hours 80, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 20, Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 40, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 9, Formative Assessment Hours 10, Summative Assessment Hours 1, Revision Session Hours 20, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 16 )
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)Preparation for Practice 21:00
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
Students will be expected to:

┐be competent at communication with patients, their families and carers, other members of the dental team and other healthcare professionals
┐have knowledge of managing patients from different social and ethnic backgrounds
┐be familiar with the social and psychological issues relevant to the care of patients
┐be competent at managing fear and anxiety with behavioural techniques and empathise with patients in stressful situations
┐be competent in the principles of health promotion, including oral health promotion
┐have knowledge of the importance of community-based prevention
┐be familiar with the social, cultural and environmental factors which contribute to health or illness
┐be familiar with the structures of the public health services
┐be familiar with the use of indices in the recording of oral conditions and in evaluating data
┐be familiar with the prevalence of certain dental conditions in the UK
┐be familiar of risks to the healthcare worker
┐recognise signs of physical or traumatic injury
┐be aware of abuse in the workplace
┐be competent in the principles of health promotion, including oral health promotion
┐have knowledge of the importance of community-based prevention
Assessment Information
Examination 75%, course work 25%
Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
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Study Abroad Not entered
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Contacts
Course organiserDr Charles Maran
Tel:
Email: charles.maran@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk
Course secretaryMrs Anne Azak
Tel: 0131 536 4964
Email: A.Azak@ed.ac.uk
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