Postgraduate Course: Clinical Patient Care 3 (DENT12069)
|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||Clinical care of patients appropriate to the discipline with an emphasis on independent practice and management of complex/inter-disciplinary cases.
The student will be required to undertake the clinical care of patients attending for new patient assessment, out- and in-patient treatment clinics and multi-disciplinary clinics. All patient treatment will be recorded in a reflective Clinical Portfolio. In addition, students will attend clinical discussion groups including journal- and trauma clubs.
Students will be assessed on two clinical case-studies. Students will have an allocated time to review the two cases followed by a structured oral assessment by two examiners.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
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)
||Coursework - 50%
Viva voce - 50%
||Feedback is generally provided within three weeks of the coursework submission/examination.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Consider, appraise and evaluate the relative benefits of different modalities of dental treatment appropriate to the discipline
- Demonstrate the ability to interact and work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team amongst dental-, medical- and surgical specialties
- Work autonomously in clinical practice, although to be aware of the limits of clinical competence and the necessity for colleague consultation/onward referral
- Demonstrate awareness of their professional responsibilities and work within the limit of their clinical competence and seek further opinion as necessary
- Demonstrate clinical competence at the level of a specialist for an appropriate range of treatment techniques
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||clinical care,complex care,multi-disciplinary care,independent practice,specialist-level
|Course organiser||Dr Jennifer Foley
|Course secretary||Ms Anna Atluri
Tel: (0131) 536 3979