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This degree programme is designed to suit the busy dentist who is unable to attend on a full-time basis. The course has a modular structure allowing practitioners to dictate the pace of their own study. The overall aim of the programme is to enhance participants' knowledge and clinical skills in the broad area of primary dental care. The current programme has an emphasis on operative dentistry, occlusion and fixed prosthodontics. Students are required to complete three modules, one of which is compulsory, to be eligible for the Certificate in Dental Primary Care. Each module consists of 30 hours attendance for taught elements and project presentations, this includes lectures, seminars and practical exercises. You will also be expected to: contribute 170 hours of independent study submit case presentations from your log book for assessment for each module submit a written project or essay for each module. The teaching days provide the theoretical core, and the opportunity to learn new skills or revise existing ones within the environment of our clinical-skills laboratory. These practical aspects are further developed through the completion of coursework, part of which will involve the care of patients within your home clinical setting. The coursework will allow additional teaching and assist in your ongoing development.

This degree programme is designed to suit the busy dentist who is unable to attend on a full-time basis. The course has a modular structure allowing practitioners to dictate the pace of their own study. The overall aim of the programme is to enhance participants' knowledge and clinical skills in the broad area of primary dental care. The current programme has an emphasis on operative dentistry,...

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