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Postgraduate Course: Orthodontics - Clinical Patient Care 2 (DENT12044)

Course Outline
SchoolDeanery of Clinical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 12 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits60 ECTS Credits30
SummaryThe clinical practice section requires students to spend approximately 20 hours per week treating personal patients under supervision and attending new patient and joint clinics. This section will build on the experience gained from the first year module (Clinical Patient Care 1)
Course description In this the student will continue to treat their own personal caseload of patients under the supervision of experienced specialist teachers and consultant but at an enhanced level based on the experience gained in the first year.

They will learn more advanced techniques and methods of patient treatment and will attend multidisciplinary clinics to learn about treatment of patients with complex needs. They will undertake unseen cases (diagnostic tests) to improve their diagnosis and treatment planning skills.
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 Full Year
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 600 ( Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 582, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 12, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 6 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 0 %, Practical Exam 100 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Work based assessments and practical examination (100%)
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Be clinically skilled in the use of orthodontic appliances
  2. Be proficient in dealing with all types of orthodontic patients
  3. Be able to run their own clinics in a timely and efficient way
  4. Understand the relationships between orthodontics and the other disciplines of dentistry in order to provide the best possible treatment to patients
  5. Have carried a number of orthodontic patients┐ treatment to a satisfactory conclusion
Reading List
Reading list will be provided prior to the start of teaching.
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Graduates will be proficient in the treatment of patients with orthodontic problems, either alone or in collaboration with colleagues in other disciplines of dentistry
Keywordsorthodontics,clinical practice,patient treatment
Contacts
Course organiserDr Niall Mcguinness
Tel: (0131) 536 4964
Email: niall.mcguinness@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk
Course secretaryMs Anna Atluri
Tel: (0131) 536 3982
Email: Anna.Atluri@ed.ac.uk
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