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Undergraduate Course: Preparation for Practice 3 (DENT09011)

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 3 Undergraduate) Credits10
Home subject areaDentistry Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThe areas of study in this course will include:

Semester 1
Oral Health Promotion, Pain & Anxiety Control, Special Care Dentistry
Semester 2
All skills and learning outcomes achieved during previous periods of study
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: 100 ( Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 96, Summative Assessment Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 0 )
Additional Notes
Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info) Written Exam 70 %, Coursework 30 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours:Minutes
Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)2:00
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
Students will be expected to:

┐be competent in the principles of health promotion, including oral health promotion
┐have knowledge of the importance of community-based prevention
┐be competent at managing fear and anxiety with behavioural techniques and empathise with patients in stressful situations
┐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 competent in the dental care of patients with physical or learning disabilities, mental health problems, or who are medically compromised or terminally ill
┐be competent in relation to the principles and problems involved in the provision of domiciliary dental care and the role of the dental hygienist and dental therapist within this environment
┐have knowledge of their role within general dentistry
┐be competent at the provision of dental care within the different branches of dentistry
┐be competent in safe working practice, emergency care, infection control, communication, pain & anxiety control, oral health promotion, occupational risk assessment
┐have knowledge of dental public health and its significance in disease prevention
┐be competent in the care of special needs patients
┐have knowledge of alternative clinical therapies
Assessment Information
Semester 1
Examination 70%, Coursework 30%
Semester 2
Examination 100%
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 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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