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Course Overview

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

Course Details

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

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

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

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Course Description

It provides essential knowledge as to the pathological and physiological background of disability and how this affects a person’s oral care

With regards to physical, medical, mental and learning disabilities it allows the student to develop an understanding of oral function and the oral manifestations of the conditions.

It allows the student to have an understanding of how medications may affect oral health and how such situations should be managed.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

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

Assessment will take place as part of DE5053: Aetiology of Disability and Clinical Care 1

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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Learning Outcomes
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Formative Assessment

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Course Learning Outcomes

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