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Postgraduate Course: Periodontal Management in Primary Dental Care (DENT11110)

Course Outline
SchoolDeanery of Clinical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryThis course is designed to update knowledge on current clinical periodontal disease management. It will help students to understand the relevance of periodontal health in restorative treatment planning and it will give an opportunity to discuss the diagnosis and management of periodontal disease.
It will review current diagnostic terminology and clinical technique. It will update knowledge about the aetiology of the disease process in light of current research evidence. It will review the efficacy of a range of treatment regimens and will discuss both surgical and non-surgical treatments.
Course description Detail still to be finalised
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: ( Introduction to Clinical Evidence (DENT11105) AND Diagnosis and treatment planning (DENT11106) AND Direct Restorations (DENT11107) AND Occlusal management of the restored natural dentition (DENT11108) AND Endodontics in Primary Dental Care (DENT11109)) AND
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2016/17, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Flexible
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Lecture Hours 5, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 5, Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 5, Online Activities 5, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 2, Formative Assessment Hours 3, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 75 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Contribution to discussion boards 5%
E portfolio 5%
Wiki group activity 5%
Clinical case report 55%
Reflective account 30%
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
Learning outcomes
Have updated knowledge on the current diagnostic terminology for periodontal disease
Be confident in treatment planning restorative cases that include periodontal disease management
Have experience of surgical and non surgical root surface debridement
Appreciate the necessity for good communication with patients who present with periodontal disease
Understand the microflora prevalent within the diseased periodontal pocket
Be able to select and use the appropriate method of treatment for specific clinical cases
Have updated knowledge of success rates for periodontal treatment in different clinical circumstances
Know how to manage problems associated with failed periodontal treatment
Reading List
Available on the VLE as links to the University of Edinburgh library
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Special Arrangements Computer specification to enable participation
KeywordsPeriodontal disease management,diagnosis,monitoring,surgery,microbiology,treatment planning
Course organiserDr Oonagh Lawrie
Tel: (0131) 536 3974
Course secretaryMiss Jennifer Allison
Tel: 0131 536 3975
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