Postgraduate Course: Pathology of the Oral and Dental Tissues (DENT11175)
|School||Deanery of Clinical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course is designed to ensure that the students have an understanding of the importance of a thorough clinical history and examination, how to carry out an accurate assessment in an emergency and have a wide knowledge base and understanding of oral pathology.
This course is designed to ensure that the students have an understanding of the importance of a thorough clinical history and examination, how to carry out an accurate assessment in an emergency and have a wide knowledge base and understanding of oral pathology.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
||Please contact the School directly for a breakdown of Learning and Teaching Activities
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||100% written exam
||Feedback is generally provided within three weeks of the exam date.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Understand the epidemiology of oral disease
- Discuss the prevalence, risk factors, diagnosis and management of oral disease
- Identify the different methods available for the diagnosis of oral disease and evaluate them
- Demonstrate the ability to carry out a thorough history and examination
- Describe the assessment of dental emergency and achieve an accurate diagnosis
|Clinical Examination and Record-Keeping: Good Practice. FGDP. May 2016 |
Guidelines Neuropathic pain & pharmacological management.The pharmacological management of neuropathic pain in adults in non-specialist settings. Issued: November 2013 last modified: December 2014. NICE clinical guideline 173
Oral Medicine 9: Orofacial Pain OralMedicine-UpdatefortheDentalTeam 2013
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome. Drugs, diseases and procedures 2015. Kaplan et al.
Oral Pathology (Oxford Medical Publications) Paperback, 10 Feb 2005 by J. V. Soames (Author), J. C. Southam (Author) or Cawson's Essentials of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine, 8e Paperback, 15 Feb 2008 Roderick A. Cawson MD FDSRCS FDSRCPS(Glas) FRCPath FAAOMP (Author),
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Development of critical awareness of oral pathology.
Develop skills of critically reviewing, consolidating and extending knowledge, skills and thinking the assessment and management of a dental emergency
|Keywords||History and examination,Dental emergency,Oral pathology
|Course organiser||Dr Julie Burke
Tel: (0131) 536 3972
|Course secretary||Ms Anna Atluri
Tel: (0131) 536 3979