Management of Partially Dentate Patients DENT5062

  • Academic Session: 2019-20
  • School: School of Medicine Dentistry and Nursing
  • Credits: 40
  • Level: Level 5 (BDS, BVMS, MBChB)
  • Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: No

Short Description

The course aims to develop the acquisition and integration of a knowledge base in assessing the needs of partially dentate patients and will also help students to develop skills in the treatment planning and delivery of appropriate immediate and subsequent treatment. Students will be exposed to a range of clinical and technical skills pertinent to the technical and clinical stages requisite to such treatment.

Timetable

Monday

AM: Prosthodontic Treatment/Technical Clinic (Glasgow Dental Hospital and School (GDHS))

PM: Patient Consultant Clinic (GDHS)

 

Tuesday

AM: Prosthodontic Treatment/Technical Clinic (Glasgow Dental Hospital and School (GDHS))

PM: Patient Consultant Clinic (GDHS)

 

Wednesday

AM: Prosthodontic Treatment/Technical Clinic (Glasgow Dental Hospital and School (GDHS))

PM: Self-directed Learning at Glasgow Dental Hospital and School

 

Thursday

AM: Prosthodontic Treatment/Technical Clinic (Glasgow Dental Hospital and School (GDHS))

PM: Self-directed Learning at Glasgow Dental Hospital and School

 

Friday

AM: Seminars and Journal Clubs/Discussion Groups

PM: Self-directed Learning at Glasgow Dental Hospital and School

Requirements of Entry

The Core course.

Excluded Courses

All other courses are excluded. Fixed curriculum programme.

Co-requisites

Management of the Edentulous Patient;

Preventative mechanisms in Prosthodontics.

Assessment

There will be an end of year examination, and a 3,000 word assignment (essay).

Main Assessment In: April/May

Course Aims

1. To develop the acquisition and integration of a knowledge base in assessing the needs of partially dentate patients.

2. To develop skills in the treatment planning and delivery of appropriate immediate and subsequent treatment for the partially dentate patients.

3. To develop a range of clinical and technical skills pertinent to the technical and clinical stages requisite to such treatment.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

By the end of this course students will be able to demonstrate critical knowledge of and competence in:

 

1. The diagnosis and management of partially dentate patients.

2. The provision of dental care especially when working with dental care professionals.

3. The planning and design of removable prostheses, including surveying and analysing of casts.

4. Cross infection control and consent issues in relation to health and safety of the patient.

5. The technological processes involved in the fabrication of fixed/removable prostheses.

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.