second cycle 30 credits

Odontology: Individual Specialisation

Summary

The course contains theoretical modules aimed at providing students with skills development and in-depth knowledge within the chosen subarea.

Admission requirements

Degree in dentistry, minimum 180 credits. Admission may also be granted to applicants who, by virtue of education in Sweden or abroad, practical experience or some other circumstance, have the potential to benefit from the course applied for.

Selection:

credits 100%

Syllabus

Syllabus for students autumn 2017, autumn 2014

Course Code:
TV632A revision 1
Swedish name:
Odontologi: Individuell fördjupningskurs
Level of specialisation
A1N
Main fields of study:
Odontology
Language:
English
Date of establishment:
28 May 2011
Date of ratification:
28 May 2011
Decision-making body:
Faculty of Odontology
Enforcement date:
01 January 2012

Course description

The course aims to provide more in-depth theoretical skills development within a subarea of odontology such as cariology, endodontics, clinical bite physiology, odontological x-ray diagnostics, oral surgery, orthodontics, parodontology, paediatric dentistry or prosthetics.

Entry requirements

Degree in dentistry, minimum 180 credits. Admission may also be granted to applicants who, by virtue of education in Sweden or abroad, practical experience or some other circumstance, have the potential to benefit from the course applied for.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
On successful completion of the course, the student shall be able to:

  • describe theoretical principles and methods for identifying and defining oral health for the individual, with a focus on retaining health and function in the orofacial area
  • give an account of diagnostic and therapeutic principles and methods in the subarea
  • explain the need for skills development in dental care, particularly in the subarea

Skills and abilities
On successful completion of the course, the student shall be able to:
  • master theoretical principles and methods for providing care aimed at retaining health and function
  • search for, process and interpret basic scientific, epidemiological and clinical information
  • initiate, implement and assess quality assurance and quality development in the subarea
  • describe the current status of research in the subarea in an international context

Judgement and approach
On successful completion of the course, the student shall be able to:
  • adopt a position on ethical issues, for example concerning new methods and materials

Assessments

The students are assessed continuously during the course and examination takes place through written and oral exams. Active participation in seminars makes up part of the examination. Students who fail the examination will be given an opportunity to re-sit within 10 weeks of the course finishing. In order to achieve a Pass grade, the student must achieve the learning outcomes.

Grading system

Fail (U) or Pass (G).

Course literature and other teaching materials




Course evaluation

The course ends with an individual written assessment of the course, based on its objectives. These course assessments will form the basis for the feedback given by the course leader and the students at the end of the course.

Contact

The education is provided by the Faculty of Odontology at the department .

Further information

Sofia Petrén, Course Responsible
Phone: 040-66 58474

Application

28 August 2017 - 14 January 2018 Day-time 100% Malmö

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