|Application deadline:||30th September for January 2013 intake.|
|Tuition fee:|| |
|Start date:||July 2015|
|Duration full-time:||18 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
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It also aims to provide a recognised education and training programme that will equip dentists with the knowledge, skills and experience to safely and independently use conscious sedation techniques in their own clinics. The objectives of the course are to provide:
* A comprehensive education in clinical practice of conscious sedation, anxiety and pain control for patients in the theoretical principles.
* Development of an ability to critically analyze and apply the findings of the professional literature.
Candidates for the course have to attend a total of 11 didactic days and a minimum of 20 clinical sessions (10 days). The course is divided into 7 modules, each having specific aims and learning outcomes. There are elements of direct contact teaching, self-directed learning, clinical practice and associated assignments for each module. Assessment is by written and oral work, clinical attachments, literature dissertation and portfolio of work.
The Course is aimed at primary care dental practitioners providing support for those patients with dental anxiety and undertaking dentistry in a safe, effective and anxiety free manner.