University of Central Lancashire
Our programme provides the busy general dental practitioner with a part-time educational route to acquire the skills and knowledge required of a dentist with special interest (DwiSI). This programme focuses on contemporary practice, teaching evidence-based principles and systems to ensure an optimal outcome for the patient and practitioner. The key areas of focus for this course: History taking and examination; patient records and confidentiality; consent and medico-legal aspects; surgical complications; anatomy for oral surgeons; bleeding disorders and anticoagulants; microbiology of oral infections; dental radiology; pharmacology and drug interactions; treatment planning; communication skills and patient psychology; medical complications; flap design; surgical removal of impacted teeth and roots; oral medicine and precancerous lesions; medical emergencies; resuscitation; orofacial infections and management; oral surgery for orthodontics; temporomandibular joint disorders - non-surgical management; surgical management and treatment of TMJ disorders; endodontic surgery; maxillary sinus and oroantral fistulae; diseases of bone and osteoporosis; salivary gland disease; dental anaesthesia / pain control; theatre instrumentation; health and safety issues in dental practice; cross infection control, sterilisation and patient safety.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Part-time day||September 2016||-||3 years|
|PgDip||Part-time||September 2016||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Preston Campus||Preston||PR1 2HE||North West|
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