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DE5012
Restorative Treatment of Dental Caries and Pulpal Therapy
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr Jennifer I Foley

Pre-requisite(s): BDS or equivalent qualification recognised by GDC. Access to child patients within their own dental practice. This course will be compulsory for students on the new Certificate programme in Paediatric Dentistry.

Co-requisite(s): Students will complete this course alongside the other core (compulsory) components of the Certificate programme in Paediatric Dentistry

Note(s): The course is only available to students on the Certificate programme in Paediatric Dentistry

Clinical skills laboratory practice.
SDCEP guidelines.
Case-based scenarios

The course will be conducted over three days (8 hours/day) and comprise didactic teaching, clinical skills laboratory practice and small group seminar work with two days at the start- and the third day at the end of the course

Continuous assessment in the form of three critical appraisals of 600 words each (60%) with equal weighting and a 20 minute presentation to course teaching staff assessed on content, presentation delivery and audio-visual impact (40%).

DE5013
Dental Treatment of Four Child Patients (A)
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr Jennifer I Foley

Pre-requisite(s): BDS or equivalent qualifications recognised by GDC. Access to child patients within their own dental practice. This course will be compulsory for students on the new Certificate programme in Paediatric Dentistry

Co-requisite(s): Students will complete this course alongside the other core (compulsory) components of the Certificate programme in Paediatric Dentistry.

Note(s): The course is only available to students on the Certificate programme in Paediatric Dentistry.

Patient case presentations

The ocurse will be conducted over one day and comprise direction on the preparation of four patient cases.

Summative assessment of four patient cases conducted in dental practice which have been treated solely by the condidate and each written-up as a case report and submitted for review by the ocurse tutors. Assessment of each case will be undertaken during a clinical viva of one hour's duration. Marks will be allocated for the management of the clincal case,(70%), oral defence of the case (20%) and visual presentation of the case (10%).

DE5014
Pathogenesis, Epidemiology and Prevention of Oro-Dental Diseases
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr Jennifer I Foley

Pre-requisite(s): BDS or equivalent qualification recognised by GDC, preferably with at least two years postgraduate experience. Certificate in Paediatric Dentistry Access to child patients within Primary Dental Care

Co-requisite(s): Students will complete one compulsory course and a further three out of the remaining courses offered within the Diploma programme

Note(s): The course is only available to students on the Diploma or Masters programme in Paediatric Dentistry

NDIP and BASCD reports
Children's Dental Health Surveys
Case-based scenarios

The course will be conducted over three days (8 hours/day) and comprise didactic teaching and small group seminar work with two days at the start- and the third day at the end of the course

Continuous assessment in the form of three critical appraisals of 600 words each (60%) with equal weighting and a 20 minute presentation to course teaching staff assessed on content, presentation delivery and audio-visual impact (40%).

DE5015
Developmental Disorders of the Teeth and Advanced Restorative Dentistry for the Child Patient
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr Jennifer I Foley

Pre-requisite(s): BDS or equivalent qualification recognised by GDC, preferably with at least two years postgraduate experience. Certificate in Paediatric Dentistry. Access to child patients within Primary Dental Care.

Co-requisite(s): Students will complete one compulsory course and a further three out of six courses offered within the Diploma programme

Note(s): The course is only available to students on the Diploma or Masters programme in Paediatric Dentistry

BSPD guidelines
Case-based scenarios

The course will be conducted over three days (8 hours/day) and comprise didactic teaching and samll group seminar work with two days at the start- and the third day at the end of the course

Continuous assessment in the form of three critical appraisals of 600 words each (60%) with equal weighting and a 20 minute presentation to course teaching staff assessed on content, presentation delivery and audio-visual impact (40%)

DE5016
Management, of Medically, Physically and Emotionally Compromised Patients
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr Jennifer I Folley

Pre-requisite(s): BDS or equivalent qualification recognised by GDC, preferably with at least two years postgraduate experience. Certificate in Paediatric Dentistry. Access to child patients within Primary Dental Care

Co-requisite(s): Students will complete one compulsory course and a further three out of six courses offered within the Diploma programme

Note(s): The course is only available to students on the Diploma or Masters programme in Paediatric Dentistry

Case-based scenarios

The course will be conducted over three days (8 hours/day) and comprise didactic teaching and small group seminar work with two days at the start- and the third day at the end of the course

Continuous assessment in the form of three critical appraisals of 600 words each (60%) with equal weighting and a 20 minute presentation to course teaching staff assessed on content, presentation delivery and audio-visual impact (40%)

DE5017
Principles and Practice of Dento-Alveolar Surgery for Children and Adolescents
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr Jennifer I Foley

Pre-requisite(s): BDS or equivalent qualification recognised by GDC, preferably with at least two years postgraduate experience. Certificate in Paediatric Dentistry

Co-requisite(s): Students will complete one compusory course and a further three out of six courses offered within the Diploma programme

Note(s): The course is only available to students on the Diploma or Masters programme in Paediatric Dentistry

Clinical Skills Laboratory
Case-based scenarios

The course will be conducted over three days (8 hours/day) and comprise didactic teaching and small group seminar work with two days at the start- and the third day at the end of the course

Continuous assessment in the form of three critical appraisals of 600 words each (60%) with equal weighting and a 20 minute presentation to course teaching staff assessed on content, presentation delivery and audio-visual impact (40%)

DE5018
The Paediatric-Orthodontic Interface
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr Jennifer I Foley

Pre-requisite(s): BDS or equivalent qualification recognised by GDC, preferably with a least two years postgraduate experience. Certificate in Paediatric Dentistry. Access to child patients within Primary Dental Care.

Co-requisite(s): Students will complete one compulsory course and a further three out of the remaining courses offered with the Diploma programme

Note(s): The course is only available to students on the Diploma or Masters programme in Paediatric Dentistry

British Society of Paediatric Dentistry guidelines.
British Orthodonitc Society guidelines.
Case studies

The course will be conducted over three days (8 hours/day) and comprise didactic teaching and small group seminar work with two days at the start- and the third day at the end of the course

Continuous assessment in the form of three critical appraisals of 600 words each (60%) with equal weighting and a 20 minute presentation to course teaching staff assessed on content, presentation delivery and audio-visual impact (40%)

DE5019
Research Project in Paediatric Dentistry
CREDIT POINTS 60

Course Co-ordinator: Dr Jennifer I Foley

Pre-requisite(s): BDS or equivalent qualification recognised by GDC. Access to child patients within their own dental practice. Successful completion of the Diploma in Paediatric Dentistry

Note(s): The course is only available to students on the MSc in Paediatric Dentistry

Students will be introduced to research and presentation skills during an initial didactic teaching programme. Each project will be unique and depend on the interests of the student and on-going research work within the department. All research projects will be reviewed by the Programme Coordinator prior to a decision on a suitable project being assigned.

The course will be conducted over two days (8 hours/day) and comprise didactic teaching in research and presentation skills. In addition, two days with a research supervisor. The project for this course will involve students' self-directed studies on their dissertation with project based on a patient study within the dentist's own practice.

Each student will be required to submit a 12500 word thesis on their research project (75%); oral defence of thesis (15%) and thesis presentation (10%)

DE5020
Dental Treatment of Four Child Patients (B)
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr Jennifer I Foley

Pre-requisite(s): BDS or equivalent qualification recognised by GDC, preferably with at least two years postgraduate experience. Certificate in Paediatric Dentistry. Access to child patients within Primary Dental Care.

Co-requisite(s): This module is a compulsory course within the Diploma/Masters programme.

Note(s): The course is only available to stuents on the Diploma or Masters programme in Paediatric Dentistry.

Patient case presentations.

The course will be conducted over one day and comprise direction on the preparation of four patient cases.

Summative assessment of four patient cases conducted in dental practice which have been treated solely by the candidate and each written-up as a case report and submitted for review by the course tutors. Assessment of each case will be undertaken during a clinical viva of one hours duration. Marks will be allocated for the management of the clinical case (70%), oral defense of the case (20%), and visual presentation of the case (10%).

DE5021
Diagnosis, Management and Treatment of Oro-Dental Trauma
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr Jennifer I Foley

Pre-requisite(s): BDS or equivalent qualification recognised by GDC. Access to child patients within their own dental practice. This course will be compulsory for students on the new Certificate/Diploma and MSc in Paediatric Dentistry

Co-requisite(s): Students will complete this course alongside the other core (compulsory) components of the Certificate programme in Paediatric Dentistry.

Note(s): The course is only available to students on the Certificate programme in Paediatric Dentistry.

BSPD guidelines.
International Association of Dental Traumatology guidelines.
Case-based scenarios

The course will be conducted over three days (8 hours/day) and comprise didactic teaching and small group seminar work with two days at the start- and the third day at the end of the course

Continuous assessment in the form of three critical appraisals of 600 words each (60%) with equal weighting and a 20 minute presentation to course teaching staff assessed on content, presentaion delivery and audio-visual impact (40%).

DE5511
An Introduction to Basic Statistics and Critical Appraisal
CREDIT POINTS 5

Course Co-ordinator: Dr Jennifer I Foley

Pre-requisite(s): BDS or equivalent qualification recognised by GDC. Access to child patients within their own dental practice. This course will be compulsory for students on the new Certificate/Diploma/Masters programme in Paediatric Dentistry

Co-requisite(s): Students will complete this course alongside the other core (compulsory) components of the Certifcate programme in Paediatric Dentistry

Note(s): The course is only available to students on the Certificate programme in Paediatric Dentistry

Basic numerical and graphical data description.
Basic statistical tests
Critical appraisal of the dental literature

The course will be conducted over two days (8 hours/day) and comprise didactic teaching and small group seminar work with one at either end of the course.

Continuous assessment in the form of three critical appraisals of 600 words each (60%) with equal wieghting and a 20 minute presentation to course teaching staff assessed on content, presentation delivery and audio-visual impact (40%).

DE5901
Comprehensive Diagnosis and Treatment Planning of the Child Patient and Behavioural Management Techniques
CREDIT POINTS 10

Course Co-ordinator: Dr Jennifer I Foley

Pre-requisite(s): BDS or equivalent qualification recognised by GDC. Access to child patients within their own dental practice. This course will be compulsory for students on the new Certificate/Diploma and MSc in Paediatric Dentistry.

Co-requisite(s): Students will complete this course alongside the other core (compulsory) components of the Certificate programme in Paediatric Dentistry

Note(s): The course is only available to students on the Certificate programme in Paediatric Dentistry

SDCEP, SIGN and BSPD guidelines.
Non pharmacological behavioural management techniques.
Inhalation sedation.
Comprehensive care with general anaesthetic
Case-based scenarios

The course will be conducted over three days (8 hours/day) and comprise didactic teaching and small group seminar work with two days at the start- and the third day at the end of the course.

Continuous assessment in the form of three critical appraisals of 600 words each (60%) with equal weighting and a 20 minute presentation to course teaching staff assessed on content, presentation delivery and audio-visual impact (40%).