Postgraduate Course: Oral Surgery - Clinical Patient Care 2 (DENT12064)
|School||Deanery of Clinical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 12 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course encompasses the clinical elements in year 2.
This course is designed to ensure that the students have wide experience in oral surgical procedures. By the end of CP2 students will be expected to have competently carried out most of the procedures considered to be core competencies including surgical removal of wisdom teeth, implant placement, surgical endodontics and enucleation/ marsupialisation of cyst. Students should be able to confidently discuss issues, with senior clinicians, about the most appropriate approach to the common oral surgical procedures carried out under LA, IVS and GA. Their communication skills and professionalism will be continually assessed during this module.
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)
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 12,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||50% coursework«br /»
50% practical exam
||Feedback is generally provided within three weeks of the coursework submission date/exam date.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate the ability to carry out core oral surgical procedures with minimal supervision
- Prescribe the most appropriate management strategies for patients requiring IVS or GA for pain and management anxiety for an oral surgical procedure.
- Be fluent with any national or international guidance of relevance to the specialty (e.g. NICE, SDCEP, GDC) and be able to critique the relevant contributory literature
- Carry out a well-devised treatment plan which is evidence-based and arrange follow up as appropriate
|Guidelines for the management of patients on oral anticoagulants requiring dental surgery British Committee for Standards in Haematology 2011|
Guidance on the dental management of patients with haemophilia and congenital bleeding disorders Anderson British Dental Journal 2013; 215: 497-504
Access to special care dentistry, part 3. Consent and capacity. Dougall. British Dental Journal 2008; 205: 71-81
Cryotherapy for treatment of oral lesions. Australian Dental Journal 2006;51:(1):2-5 Farah.
International Association of Dental Traumatology DENTAL TRAUMA GUIDELINES Revised 2012
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||The students will develop skills to allow them to apply knowledge, skills and understanding in using a significant range of the principal professional skills, techniques, practices and materials associated with the clinical practice of oral surgery and the ability to use a range of specialised skills, techniques, practices and materials that are at the forefront of, or informed by forefront developments in oral surgery
|Keywords||Exodontia,Incision and drainage,Abscess,Oral surgery,Third molar surgery,Surgical endodontics
|Course organiser||Dr Julie Burke
Tel: (0131) 536 3972
|Course secretary||Ms Anna Atluri
Tel: (0131) 536 3979