Postgraduate Course: Paediatric Dentistry - Clinical Patient Care 1 (DENT12066)
|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||There is a four-week structured introductory course of lectures, and rehearsal of procedures in the Clinical Skills Laboratory, designed to familiarise the postgraduate with the basics and approach to later parts of the course. Following successful completion of the clinical skills course, the student will progress to clinic and commence treatment of patients.
The preliminary course is conducted in the Clinical Skills Laboratory. It aims to familiarise the students with the procedures performed in the Department of Paediatric Dentistry at the Edinburgh Dental Institute. At the end of the module, the students are required to successfully complete a practical exam in the lab to proceed to clinic and treatment of patients. The rest of the course is completed in clinic and involves a range of treatment procedures for paediatric dental patients.
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)
||Feedback is generally provided within three weeks of the coursework submission date.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Perform the basic clinical techniques used in the Department of Paediatric Dentistry
- Demonstrate ethical and clinical responsibilities towards patient and carer groups
- Carry out a comprehensive clinical assessment of the child
- Formulate a treatment plan for simple paediatric dental conditions
- Provide effective preventive measures to maintain good oral health
|The reading list will be made available prior to the start of teaching.|
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||The postgraduate will use initiative and will demonstrate self-motivation whilst developing the ability to be critical with respect to their own performance. The postgraduates will develop their skills in all aspects of Paediatric Dentistry, including diagnosis, treatment planning, clinical skills and all aspects of patient management.
|Keywords||Paediatric Dentistry,Clinical management,Clinical skills
|Course organiser||Mrs Antoniella Busuttil Naudi
Tel: (0131) 536 3981
|Course secretary||Ms Anna Atluri
Tel: (0131) 536 3979