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Postgraduate Dentistry 2017-2018

DE5501: CRITICAL APPRAISAL AND RESEARCH

15 credits

Level 5

Both Sessions

This course covers the basic principles behind appraising literature and undertaking research in order to assess and develop an evidence base for special care dentistry.

DE5502: DISABILITY, HEALTH AND SPECIAL CARE DENTISTRY

15 credits

Level 5

Both Sessions

This course delivers practical experience in providing clinical care to a number of special care patients focussing on key skills and strategies required for the effective delivery of oral care. An understanding of risk assessment will also be covered.

DE5503: AETIOLOGY OF DISABILITY AND CLINICAL CARE

15 credits

Level 5

Both Sessions

This course explores the underlying medical, social and emotional effects of conditions which may cause disability and how this relates to special care dentistry.

DE5504: CLINICAL MANAGEMENT OF THE SPECIAL CARE PATIENT

15 credits

Level 5

Both Sessions

This course explores models of disability and health belief in relation to oral care.

The legal and ethical frameworks covered are put in to the context of special care dentistry and oral care.

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