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DE5056: LEARNING DISABILITY 1 (2022-2023)

Last modified: 31 Jul 2023 11:19


Course Overview

With regard to learning disability, this course will explore the definition, prevalence, aetiology, relevant biological science, relevant behavioural science, the effect on oral health and dentition, the management of the condition for optimal oral health and treatment planning.

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
  • Dr Iain Ramsay Bovaird

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

This course involves maintaining a log of patient contacts as well as attending several day workshops and lectures within the Institute of Dentistry.


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

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Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Case Book

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
Assessment Weeks 18 Feedback Weeks 21

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Feedback

A Case Book consisting of a log of 5-10 patients students have seen on the course and will include referencing and reflection on clinical decision making.

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

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ReflectionAnalyseHave an understanding of current developments in the management of the condition and how oral care and maintaining good oral health can be best managed for the patient.
ReflectionCreateBe able to link elements from the clinical care and service planning course in to your management of patients with this condition.
ReflectionEvaluateUnderstand the aetiology and natural history of the condition in order to fully understand and consider how dental and oral health may be affected.
ReflectionEvaluateHave practical experience of and understanding of the condition such that you are able to appropriately plan the patients care including taking all fields of dental care in to account.

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
Assessment Weeks 18 Feedback Weeks 21

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Feedback

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

Word Count 4000
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ReflectionAnalyseHave an understanding of current developments in the management of the condition and how oral care and maintaining good oral health can be best managed for the patient.
ReflectionCreateBe able to link elements from the clinical care and service planning course in to your management of patients with this condition.
ReflectionEvaluateUnderstand the aetiology and natural history of the condition in order to fully understand and consider how dental and oral health may be affected.
ReflectionEvaluateHave practical experience of and understanding of the condition such that you are able to appropriately plan the patients care including taking all fields of dental care in to account.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
Assessment Weeks 20 Feedback Weeks 23

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Feedback

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

Word Count 4000
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Case Book

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
Assessment Weeks 20 Feedback Weeks 23

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Feedback

A Case Book consisting of a log of 5-10 patients students have seen on the course and will include referencing and reflection on clinical decision making.

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

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
Sorry, we don't have this information available just now. Please check the course guide on MyAberdeen or with the Course Coordinator

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ReflectionEvaluateUnderstand the aetiology and natural history of the condition in order to fully understand and consider how dental and oral health may be affected.
ReflectionEvaluateHave practical experience of and understanding of the condition such that you are able to appropriately plan the patients care including taking all fields of dental care in to account.
ReflectionAnalyseHave an understanding of current developments in the management of the condition and how oral care and maintaining good oral health can be best managed for the patient.
ReflectionCreateBe able to link elements from the clinical care and service planning course in to your management of patients with this condition.

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