Postgraduate Course: Introductory Course in Prosthodontics (PROS11001)
|School||Deanery of Clinical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course is aimed as a postgraduate introduction to the Edinburgh Dental Institute (EDI) and the DClinDent Prosthodontics Programme.
It is designed to offer students training that will allow them to engage with patient workflows within the EDI and raise the standard of their clinical skills.
This course will prepare students for safe and effective clinical management of patients within seen at the EDI. Students must develop an understanding of the NHS and how it will relate to their programme of study. This course is also used to set a minimum practical standard of clinical skills (within a clinical skills laboratory) and dental laboratory skills (within a dental laboratory setting).
Students will attend a series of lectures (including pre-recorded content available on Media Hopper via a Learn VLE), seminars and practical clinical skills sessions focusing on the following areas:
1. Working within the NHS.
2. Introducing students to the prosthodontics degree and supporting virtual learning environment.
3. Communicating with patients and the dental team.
4. Development of practical skills.
5. Introduce the patient work up for treatment.
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 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||50% written exam«br /»
50% practical exam
||Feedback is generally provided within three weeks of the exam date.
||Hours & Minutes
|Outwith Standard Exam Diets January||Prosthodontics Year 1 Semester 1 Exam||2:00|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Understand the importance of self-reflection and critical analysis in the development of their clinical skills.
- Possess skills to promote autonomy in the initial management of patients at the EDI.
- Demonstrate safe handling of patient information and communication skills/techniques necessary to work within the dental team.
|1. Reading lists will be provided via learn VLE and Discovered.|
2. Additional supporting resources will be provide via pre-recorded lectures and clinical demonstrations accessible from Media Hopper (accessed through Learn VLE).
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||1. Understand the importance of self-reflection and critical analysis in the development of their clinical skills.
2. Possess skills to promote autonomy in the initial management of patients at the EDI.
3. Demonstrate safe handling of patient information and communication skills/techniques necessary to work within the dental team.
|Course organiser||Dr Krishna Bhatia
Tel: (0131) 536 3976
|Course secretary||Ms Anna Atluri
Tel: (0131) 536 3979