Postgraduate Course: Literature Review or Clinical Governance Project (DENT11159)
|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 module aims to allow the student to demonstrate competency in the appraisal, design, synthesis and delivery of a literature review or a clinical governance project.
Design and organisation of a literature review with a systematic literature search, appraisal of methodological quality, data extraction and evaluation and narrative synthesis in preparation for a peer-reviewed publication. Alternatively, design and organisation of a clinical governance project relevant to the management of a child or adolescent patient including data collection and analysis write-up.
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 8,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
|Written Assessment 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:
- Be competent in the design and organisation of a literature review / clinical audit project
- Obtain, critically appraise, summarise and synthesise clinical and research material from a range of appropriate resources
- Evaluate research appropriate to the discipline
- Consider, appraise and evaluate the relative benefits of different modalities of dental treatment appropriate to the discipline
- Compile a literature review / clinical audit for peer-reviewed publication / poster presentation
|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.
|critical appraisal,systematic literature search,data extraction,clinical audit,narrative synthesis
|Dr Jennifer Foley
|Miss Jennifer Allison
Tel: (0131) 536 3975