Postgraduate Course: Patient Case Reports (DENT11158)
|Deanery of Clinical Sciences
|College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)
|SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
|Online Distance Learning
|Not available to visiting students
|This modules aims to demonstrate competence in the clinical care of the child and adolescent patient with a range of dental conditions.
The student will be required to present four fully-documented cases to demonstrate competency in the management of four child patients with the following treatment needs;
¿ Case One: comprehensive care of a child in the primary, mixed or permanent dentition;
¿ Case Two: management of a child patient who has suffered dento-alveolar trauma;
¿ Case Three: management of a child patient with a developmental anomaly or one that covers the paediatric-orthodontic interface;
¿ Case Four: management of a child patient with a medical condition.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
|Written case reports 100%
|Students receive informal feedback / feed forward from their on-line tutor on a weekly basis. Students receive formal feedback at the end of each module on assessed course-work and written assignments.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Display clinical competence for an appropriate range of treatment techniques and display an appreciation of and exhibit an evidence based clinical practice
- Decribe the scientific principles of critical evaluation and analytical thinking for a range of clinical problems
- Consider, appraise and evaluate the relative benefits of different modalities of dental treatment appropriate to the discipline
- Determine evidence based best practice according to individual patient need and the ability to evaluate the efficacy of treatments
- Demonstrate an understanding of the ethical and clinical responsibilities towards patient and carer groups
|Available on the VLE as links to the University of Edinburgh library.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Be able to apply the skills necessary for study and enquiry in an on-line academic environment.
Possess skills in understanding research in this subject and have the ability to analyse literature in an appropriate way.
|Clinical Care,Competence,Independent Practice
|Dr Jennifer Foley
|Miss Jennifer Allison
Tel: (0131) 536 3975