Undergraduate Course: Clinical Practice 2(b) (DENT09013)
|School||Deanery of Clinical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 9 (Year 2 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||The areas of study in this course will include Clinical practice, Restorative Skills , Paediatric Dentistry , Clinical Imagining Theory & Techniques
This semester clinical time will increase to include restorative dental treatment of both the adult and child patient. Students should now be competent to undertake most practical routine dentistry within the remit of the dental hygienist-therapist. You will continue to broaden your knowledge of restorative skills and learn how to deal with factors which can affect successful restorative dentistry. All theoretical aspects of radiography and radiology will be covered in order for you to understand the physics, safety and reasoning behind dental radiographs and how they play a crucial role in dentistry.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 30,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 100,
Formative Assessment Hours 10,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Other Study Hours 5,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 3,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Additional Information (Learning and Teaching)
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||One Simulated clinical case on Periodontal dentistry worth 100%
To pass this examination overall, students must pass all five domains in the case.
- effective as of Semester 2 2018/19
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||Periodontic Case Presentation||1:00|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- - Be able to competently undertake all practical aspects of routine dentistry within the scope of practice of the dental hygienist-therapist.
- - Understand and explain the principles associated with complex cavities, occlusal management & failure and repair of restorations
- - Be familiar with the importance of child protection and management of paediatric dental trauma
- - Have sound knowledge of the theories behind dental radiology and radiography.
- - Demonstrate safe practice and implementation of techniques required to produce an acceptable radiographic image and show competency in the interpretation of dental radiographs.
|A reading list for this course is available through Talis Aspire.|
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||About 20 lectures, 3 Clinical Skills sessions per week and seminars.
|Course organiser||Ms Joanne Healy
Tel: 0131 526 4996
|Course secretary||Ms Shereen Arabshahi
Tel: (0131) 536 4964