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DE5052: DISABILITY, HEALTH AND SPECIAL CARE DENTISTRY 1 (2022-2023)

Last modified: 25 Jul 2022 12:35


Course Overview

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.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 7.5 credits (3.75 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr Robert Mcgregor

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

You will develop the skills in order to adapt oral care for specific patients with Special Care Needs.

You will utilise strategies to encourage patient autonomy including appropriate use of clinical holding

You will understand risk assessment with regard to patient care and demonstrate knowledge of appropriate treatment planning

You will work as an intra disciplinary and interdisciplinary team to ensure the best patient care involving inclusion of patients, carers and relatives


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

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Summative Assessments

Report: Individual

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks 15 Feedback Weeks 18

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Feedback

A report of 1,500-2,500 words based on a patient the student has seen, including a discussion on patient pathways for that patient group.

Feedback as per University guidelines, 3 weeks for borderline/fail. All others upon request.

Learning Outcomes
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Report: Individual

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks 20 Feedback Weeks 23

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Feedback

A report of 1,500-2,500 words based on a patient the student has seen, including a discussion on patient pathways for that patient group.

Feedback as per University guidelines, 3 weeks for borderline/fail. All others upon request.

Learning Outcomes
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Course Learning Outcomes

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