Postgraduate Course: Scotland-Wide Orthodontic Programme (SWOP) 2 (ORTH12004)
|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||Lectures, tutorials and seminars in orthodontics in Year 2 of the programme.
This course will cover more advanced topics in orthodontic specialist training, building on year 1 of the SWOP programme and will include:
Iatrogenic effects of orthodontics.
Cleft management and treatment
Indices of treatment need and standards
Teaching and communication
Long term effects of orthodontics.
Orthodontic materials and biomechanics.
Archwires and archform
Oral health and orthodontic indices
Management, ethics & responsibilities
Dental and facial asymmetry
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 8,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|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:
- Evaluate and discuss the long term and iatrogenic effects of orthodontic treatment and demonstrate skills in patient communication.
- Demonstrate an ability to apply the techniques for designing and adjusting removable orthodontic appliances in a range of clinical cases.
- Critically appraise the scientific literature surrounding cleft management and treatment and apply this knowledge in clinical situations.
- Apply the principles of self-evaluation in clinical procedures and be able to critically reflect on the quality of their own clinical work and record this in a reflective account.
- Demonstrate an ability to use a wide range of orthodontic materials and techniques to solve common clinical presentations of malocclusion and tooth alignment in adult patients.
|To be provided in advance by the lecturers|
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||At the end of the course, building on year 1, candidates will have acquired more advanced clinical specialist knowledge and skills
||Lectures, seminars and tutorials to take place once a week (usually all day on a Friday). These will be in Edinburgh, Glasgow or Dundee.
|Keywords||Orthodontics,complex malocclusions,epidemiology,oral heatlh
|Course organiser||Dr Niall McGuinness
Tel: (0131) 536 4964
|Course secretary||Ms Anna Atluri
Tel: (0131) 536 3979