Postgraduate Course: Introduction to dental clinical photography (MPDC11003)
|School||Deanery of Clinical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
|Course type||Online Distance Learning
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course is designed to introduce the postgraduate students to the skills required to record good quality intra-oral and extra-oral clinical images. It will include the selection and setting up of camera equipment and the saving and digital manipulation of images.
The broad aim of this course is to provide skills coaching aimed at the specific skill of dental clinical photography. A series of recorded lectures and demonstrations accompanied by learning tasks will be used to help students develop the necessary skills.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2019/20, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|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)
||Students receive informal feedback/ feed forward on a weekly basis from their on-line tutor.
Students receive formal feedback at the end of each semester based on assessed coursework and written assignments.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Have confidence in using a clinical camera and be able to record a set of good quality images of a patient and save them in the patient record.
- Critically assess the quality of clinical images and use this skill to improve the quality of images recorded in their own clinic.
- Explain the process of storing and using patient images and use this knowledge to gain patient consent for recording clinical images.
- Have basic knowledge of image manipulation and be able to re-size and insert them in a document or other media.
|The reading list is available through the University of Edinburgh online resource list system so that students are able to link directly to essential items and be signposted to further reading.|
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Graduate attributes - technical and practical skills
This course should provide the skills necessary to:
Be able to select and set up a camera to take good quality intra-oral and extra-oral images.
Be able to save, edit and insert these images in appropriate patient records.
Be self-critical in assessing the quality of images produced.
|Keywords||dental photography,image manipulation,clinical photography,skills
|Course organiser||Dr Oonagh Lawrie
Tel: (0131) 536 3974
|Course secretary||Miss Jennifer Allison
Tel: (0131) 536 3975