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DE5556: LEARNING DISABILITY 2 (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 Second Sub Session Credit Points 7.5 credits (3.75 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
  • 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?


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Are there a limited number of places available?


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

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 30 August 2024 for 1st half-session courses and 20 December 2024 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Assessment will take place as part of DE5056: Learning Disability 1

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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.
ReflectionCreateBe able to link elements from the clinical care and service planning course in to your management of patients with this condition.
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.
ReflectionEvaluateUnderstand the aetiology and natural history of the condition in order to fully understand and consider how dental and oral health may be affected.

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