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Postgraduate Course: Clinical knowledge 2 (DENT12048)

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 Credits40 ECTS Credits20
SummaryThis course will look in depth at oral surgery in relation to orthodontic treatment, peri-radicular surgery, cystic lesions, salivary gland disease, maxillofacial trauma, oral cancer, oro-facial deformity and oral mucosal disease.
Course description This course is designed to ensure that the students have relevant theoretical knowledge of oral surgery in relation to orthodontic treatment, peri-radicular surgery, cystic lesions, salivary gland disease, maxillofacial trauma, oral cancer, oro-facial deformity, oral mucosal disease, odontogenic and all other infections that can affect the mouth and face. This will be delivered in flat space classrooms.
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 2
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 400 ( Lecture Hours 51, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 5, Summative Assessment Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 334 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 50 %, Coursework 0 %, Practical Exam 50 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Written - 50%
1 unseen case - 25%
1 case report - 25%
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate a thorough and working understanding of oral surgery in relation to orthodontic treatment, peri-radicular surgery, cystic lesions and salivary gland disease and critique the relevant literature.
  2. Plan and describe the management of maxillofacial trauma, oral cancer, oro-facial deformity and oral mucosal disease, odontogenic and all other infections that can affect the mouth and face
  3. Know when, and who, to refer for the management maxillofacial trauma, oral cancer, oro-facial deformity, oral mucosal disease, odontogenic and all other infections that can affect the mouth and face
  4. Be able to discuss and evaluate contemporaneous management of maxillofacial trauma, oral cancer, oro-facial deformity and oral mucosal disease
Reading List
Management of the palatally ectopic maxillary canine. RCS 2010. Husain.
Parkin N, Benson PE, Thind B, Shah A. Open versus closed surgical exposure of canine teeth that are displaced in the roof of the mouth. Cochrane Database of Syst Rev 2008; 4: CD006966.
Can radiographic features predict the difficulty of open exposure of palatal canines? S. Germain, I.P. Corbett, A.Downing &J.G. Meechan. Oral Surgery 7 (2014) 209215.
Major and minor salivary gland tumors. M Guzzo. Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology 74 (2010) 134148
Review:The genetic basis of inherited anomalies of the teeth. Part 2: Syndromes with significant dental involvement. Bailleul-Forestier, I. European Journal of Medical Genetics 51 (2008) 383e408
Microbiology of odontogenic infections in deep neck spaces:A retrospective study. Al-Qamachi. British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 48 (2010) 3739
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Students will be able to use a wide range of routine skills and a significant range of advanced and specialised skills as appropriate to oral surgery. They will be able to communicate at an appropriate level to a range of audiences and adapting communication to the context and purpose and will be able to communicate at the standard of published academic work and/or critical dialogue and review with peers and experts in other specialisms/sectors
Keywordsperi-radicular surgery,cystic lesions,salivary gland disease,maxillofacial trauma,oral cancer
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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