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Undergraduate Course: Clinical Practice 2(b) (DENT09013)

Course Outline
SchoolDeanery of Clinical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 9 (Year 2 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits15 ECTS Credits7.5
SummaryThe areas of study in this course will include Clinical practice, Restorative Skills , Paediatric Dentistry , Clinical Imagining Theory & Techniques
Course description 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)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 2
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 150 ( 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 12 )
Additional Information (Learning and Teaching) Self-directed learning
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 0 %, Practical Exam 100 %
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
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Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours & Minutes
Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)Periodontic Case Presentation1:00
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. - Be able to competently undertake all practical aspects of routine dentistry within the scope of practice of the dental hygienist-therapist.
  2. - Understand and explain the principles associated with complex cavities, occlusal management & failure and repair of restorations
  3. - Be familiar with the importance of child protection and management of paediatric dental trauma
  4. - Have sound knowledge of the theories behind dental radiology and radiography.
  5. - Demonstrate safe practice and implementation of techniques required to produce an acceptable radiographic image and show competency in the interpretation of dental radiographs.
Reading List
A reading list for this course is available through Talis Aspire.
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Additional Class Delivery Information About 20 lectures, 3 Clinical Skills sessions per week and seminars.
KeywordsNot entered
Course organiserMs Joanne Healy
Tel: 0131 526 4996
Course secretaryMs Shereen Arabshahi
Tel: (0131) 536 4964
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