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Undergraduate Course: Health & Disease 2b (DENT09005)

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) Credits30
Home subject areaDentistry Other subject areaDentistry
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThe areas of study in this course will include Genetics & development, pharmacology, immunology, human disease, periodontology and dental caries
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: 300 ( Lecture Hours 170, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 18, Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 40, Formative Assessment Hours 10, Summative Assessment Hours 2, Revision Session Hours 20, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 6, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 34 )
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)Health & Disease 2b2:00
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
Students will be expected to:
┐have knowledge and understanding of those aspects of the biomedical sciences and of oral physiology and craniofacial, oral and dental anatomy that are significant in the management of patients
┐have knowledge of the pharmacological properties of those drugs used in general dental practice, including their unwanted effects
┐be competent at infiltration and inferior dental regional block analgesia
┐be familiar with the dental application of drugs in the control of pain and anxiety
┐be familiar with manifestations of common human diseases and disorders relevant to the practice of dental hygiene and therapy, including their investigation and management
┐be familiar with the role of therapeutics in the management of patients requiring dental treatment
┐have knowledge of the causes and effects of oral diseases needed for their prevention and management
┐be competent at the use of indices to screen and monitor disease
┐have knowledge of the aetiology, pathology, progression and presentation of periodontal diseases
┐be familiar with the main medical disorders that may impinge on dental treatment
┐be familiar with pathological features and dental relevance of common disorders of major organ systems
┐be competent at recognising the clinical appearance of the carious lesion
┐have knowledge of the aetiology, pathology, progression and presentation of dental caries
Assessment Information
Examination 75%, course work 25%.
Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
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Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Not entered
Study Abroad Not entered
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KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserMiss Eilish Duffy
Tel: 0131 536 4996
Email: Eilish.Duffy@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Anne Azak
Tel: 0131 536 4964
Email: A.Azak@ed.ac.uk
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