Postgraduate Course: Diagnosis and Treatment Planning 2 (ORTH12005)
|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 builds on the skills and attributes gained in the first year and augments the knowledge and motor skills for diagnosis and treatment planning.
This course will teach the student
(a) how to analyse and asses a clinical problem in orthodontics at a more advanced level than year 1;
(b) formulate a problem list
(c) outline the aims of treatment and
(d) devise a course of treatment that will achieve the desired result.
Consideration of the patient¿s clinical, psychological and medical needs in relation to such treatment will be emphasised.
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 2,
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.
||Hours & Minutes
|Outwith Standard Exam Diets January||Orthodontics Year 2 Semester 1 Exam||1:30|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- describe an orthodontic problem accurately from the clinical examination and records;
- how to formulate a problem list;
- to describe the aims of treatment; and
- formulate an ideal treatment plan and any alternatives
|To be provided prior to the start of teaching|
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Graduates will acquire a higher degree of personal skills in dealing with patients, such a communication, analysis of problems, and ability to deliver a clear and concise treatment plan.
|Course organiser||Dr Niall McGuinness
Tel: (0131) 536 4964
|Course secretary||Ms Anna Atluri
Tel: (0131) 536 3979