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Postgraduate Course: Pathology of the oral and dental tissues (DENT11173)

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 Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThis course is designed to ensure that the students have an understanding of the importance of a thorough clinical history and examination, how to carry out an accurate assessment in an emergency and have a wide knowledge base and understanding of oral pathology.
Course description This course is designed to ensure that the students have an understanding of the importance of a thorough clinical history and examination, how to carry out an accurate assessment in an emergency and have a wide knowledge base and understanding of oral pathology.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2017/18, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 1
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Lecture Hours 50, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 5, Summative Assessment Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 139 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 50 %, Coursework 0 %, Practical Exam 50 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Clinical skills/ OSCE-type assessment 50%
Written 50%
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Understand the epidemiology of oral disease
  2. Discuss the prevalence, risk factors, diagnosis and management of oral disease
  3. Identify the different methods available for the diagnosis of oral disease and evaluate them
  4. Demonstrate the ability to carry out a thorough history and examination
  5. Describe the assessment of dental emergency and achieve an accurate diagnosis
Reading List
Clinical Examination and Record-Keeping: Good Practice. FGDP. May 2016
Guidelines Neuropathic pain pharmacological management.The pharmacological management of neuropathic pain in adults in non-specialist settings. Issued: November 2013 last modified: December 2014. NICE clinical guideline 173
Oral Medicine 9: Orofacial Pain OralMedicine-UpdatefortheDentalTeam 2013
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome. Drugs, diseases and procedures 2015. Kaplan et al.
Oral Pathology (Oxford Medical Publications) Paperback 10 Feb 2005 by J. V. Soames (Author), J. C. Southam (Author) or Cawson's Essentials of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine, 8e Paperback 15 Feb 2008 Roderick A. Cawson MD FDSRCS FDSRCPS(Glas) FRCPath FAAOMP (Author),
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Development of critical awareness of oral pathology.

Develop skills of critically reviewing, consolidating and extending knowledge, skills and thinking the assessment and management of a dental emergency
KeywordsHistory and examination,Dental emergency,Oral pathology
Contacts
Course organiserDr Julie Burke
Tel: (0131) 536 3972
Email: jburke2@exseed.ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Anna Atluri
Tel: (0131) 536 3982
Email: Anna.Atluri@ed.ac.uk
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