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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 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

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

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 DE5052: Disability, Health and Special Care Dentistry 1

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Individual feedback, face to face and via marked case study, will be completed for assessment.

Learning Outcomes
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Formative Assessment

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Course Learning Outcomes

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