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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Clinical Sciences : Dentistry

Undergraduate Course: Health & Disease 3a (DENT09012)

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) Credits15
Home subject areaDentistry Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThe areas of study in this course will include:

Periodontology, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology
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 1, 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: 150 ( Lecture Hours 100, Summative Assessment Hours 2, Revision Session Hours 10, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 3, Placement Study Abroad Hours 98, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 0 )
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 S1 (December)2:00
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes:

Students will be expected to:

┐be competent at the use of indices to screen and monitor disease
┐be competent in instructing the patient in methods of plaque control for both natural teeth and for bridges, dentures and implants
┐be competent in liaising with the dentist in the post-periodontal surgical care of the patient and assisting in the maintenance of periodontal health in the long term
┐have knowledge of the aetiology, pathology, progression and presentation of periodontal diseases
┐have knowledge of the clinical presentation and management of the common diseases of the oral tissues, including the oral mucosa and salivary glands
┐have knowledge of abnormalities in the oral tissues
┐have knowledge of the features of malignant and potentially malignant lesions and conditions in the oral mucosa and of making an appropriate referral
┐have knowledge of the effects of smoking on the oral tissues
┐have knowledge of the classification, aetiology, pathogenesis and processes of common oral diseases
┐have knowledge of the causes and effects of oral diseases needed for their prevention and management
Assessment Information
Examination 75%
Course work 25%

Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
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Syllabus Not entered
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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