Programme And Module Handbook
 
Programme Specification


Date Specification Approved
College College Medicine and Den Sci
School Institute of Clinical Sciences
Department Dental Hygiene and Therapy
Partner College and School
Collaborative Organisation and Form of Collaboration
Qualification and Programme Title B.Sc. Dental Hygiene and Therapy Full-time
Programme Code 169D
Delivery Location Validated
Language of Study English
Length of Programme 3 Year(s)
Accreditations This programme has no outside accreditations
Aims of the Programme This information is to be supplied
Programme Outcomes
Students are expected to have Knowledge and Understanding of: Which will be gained through the following Teaching and Learning methods: and assessed using the following methods:
Law, ethics, health and safety, infection control
Biomedical Science relevant to the practice of dental hygiene and therapy
Dental Public Health and Behavioural Sciences relevant to dentistry
Promotion of oral health and prevention of oral disease
Periodontal diseases
Medical emergencies
General and oral pathology and Human disease
Applied pharmacology and pain and anxiety control
Lectures, SGT, independent study
Written examination, OSCE, competency tests, continuous assessment, oral presentations, practical sessions, spotter test, presentation case
Students are expected to have attained the following Skills and other Attributes: Which will be gained through the following Teaching and Learning methods: and assessed using the following methods:
Information Technology skills, study skills
Restorative Dentistry in adults and children
Communication skills
Dental hygiene clinical practice skills
Prevention
Dental radiography
Patient assessment, medical histories, patient examination, medical emergencies
Research skills
Lectures, SGT, independent study, clinical practice, role play
Written assignments, competency tests, written examination, continuous assessment, oral presentations, practical examination, OSCE, written report, poster presentation