Postgraduate Course: Paediatric-Orthodontic Interface (DENT11161)
|School||Deanery of Clinical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
|Course type||Online Distance Learning
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||The aim of this course is to review the interface between paediatric dentistry and the practice of orthodontics.
This modules aims to review the aetiology, presentation, diagnosis and management of combined paediatric / orthodontic presentations.
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)
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Clinical procedures / e-portfolio / reflective logbook 40%
Discussion Board / Wiki 10%
Written assignments 50%
||Students receive informal feedback / feed forward from their on-line tutor on a weekly basis. Students receive formal feedback at the end of each module on assessed course-work and written assignments.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Describe the importance of monitoring the developing dentition
- Utilise a screening tool for the identification of occlusal problems
- Identify specific circumstances when interceptive orthodontics may be beneficial
- Describe the orthodontic, restorative and surgical management of a range of paediatric-orthodontic conditions
- Appreciate which patients require referral to secondary care service
|Available on the VLE as links to the University of Edinburgh library.|
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Be able to apply the skills necessary for study and enquiry in an on-line academic environment.
Possess skills in understanding research in this subject and have the ability to analyse literature in an appropriate way.
|Keywords||Anterior crossbite,non nutritive sucking habits,increased overjet,infra-occluded teeth
|Course organiser||Dr Jennifer Foley
|Course secretary||Miss Jennifer Allison
Tel: (0131) 536 3975