Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Conscious Sedation in Dentistry

As a dental practitioner, this course will give you the knowledge and skills necessary to use intravenous and inhalational sedation techniques on a wide range of anxious patients, including adults and children. We welcome students from all over the UK and Ireland. The Conscious Sedation in Dentistry PGDip aims to provide students with: a systematic understanding of the theoretical principles that underpin conscious sedation and anxiety management in dentistry; a comprehensive practical understanding of clinical skills in techniques of intravenous and inhalational sedation, as applicable to UK practice in dentistry; an ability to critically evaluate the evidence-base and clinical issues involved in the safe independent practice of conscious sedation to the highest standard.

Course modules

Assessment methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Dental Sciences
Telephone number: 
0191 208 8140