University of Central Lancashire

Master in Oral Surgery - Máster en Cirugía Oral

University of Central Lancashire
  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
    Presencial en Preston
  • Precio:
    Year 1: £10,150, Year 2: £13,300, Year 3: £6,960
  • Comienzo:
    Septiembre 2017
  • Lugar:
    Fylde Road
    Preston (Lancashire) PR4 0RB
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    3 Años
  • Idioma:
    El Curso se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    Oral Surgery, MA

Presentación

Our MSc/PGDip Oral Surgery 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.

Applicants will be invited to an Advice day held at Greenbank Building at UCLan, where prospective students will be given an opportunity to talk to the Course Leader and tour the specialist facilities including the UCLan Dental Clinic where students will carry out their 15 clinical placements throughout their course in which we provide the patients.

Requisitos

Applicants admitted onto the course will meet the following requirements:

Be qualified as a Dental Surgeon and have a licence to practice dentistry
Be registered with the General Dental Council (or equivalent)
Be in professional practice or have a hospital appointment for a minimum of two years
Be registered with a Defence Union - possessing indemnity insurance with cover at an appropriate level.
Possess indemnity insurance with cover at an appropriate level
Possess a current certificate of immunisation against communicable disease (Hepatitis B)
Have sufficient competency in English language (IELTS Level 7 or equivalent). Competency may be demonstrated by qualification, accreditation of prior learning or separate University assessment.

Applicants must provide evidence of their IELTS Level 7 certificate (or equivalent), GDC Certificate and Indemnity Insurance by either uploading a copy upon on-line application or providing a copy with their completed paper application.

Programa

YEAR 1

Clinical Knowledge of Oral Surgery (20 credits)

The aim of this module is to introduce foundation topics relating to the safe practice of oral surgery. The module will cover the basic sciences underpinning the clinical aspects of oral surgery and will cover patient examination, treatment planning, complications and case selection.

Patient Records and Confidentiality
Informed Consent and medico-legal aspects
Anatomy for Oral Surgeons
Medical Complications – management of medically compromised patients
Microbiology of oral infections
Cross infection control
Sterilisation
Dental Radiology
Pharmacology
Treatment Planning
Instrumentation
Flap design and suturing
Assessment of impacted teeth and roots
Oral Medicine and Precancerous lesions
Soft tissue surgery
Medical Emergencies
Critical appraisal of relevant literature

Clinical Oral Surgery (20 credits)

This module introduces the necessary practical skills required for safe oral surgical treatment within a primary dental care environment.

History taking and examination
Patient Records and Confidentiality
Cross infection control
Treatment Planning
Communication skills
Instrumentation
Flap design and suturing
Assessment of impacted teeth and roots
Surgical removal of impacted teeth and roots
Soft tissue surgery
Medical Emergencies

Appraising the Dental Literature (20 credits)

The module seeks to develop your ability to locate, select and interpret information from a wide variety of published sources related to dentistry and oral health, and to critically evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the dental literature using objective methodologies.

YEAR 2

Enhanced Clinical Knowledge of Oral surgery (20 credits)

This module will further develop your knowledge of oral surgery, building on the foundations developed in the first year. You will study advances in clinical periodontal and will gain knowledge of the contemporary surgical techniques that have widened and strengthened the clinician’s treatment portfolio.

Surgical Endodontics
Oral Surgery for Orthodontics
Temporomandibular joint disorders
Non-surgical management; Indications for TMJ surgery
Maxillary Sinus
Oroantral fistulae
Diseases of bone
Salivary gland disease
Dental Anaesthesia / Pain control
Health and Safety Issues
3 dimensional imaging
Critical appraisal of relevant literature

Enhanced Clinical Practice of Oral Surgery (20 credits)

This module introduces further practical skills required for effective surgical treatment. The module will introduce more advanced surgical procedures to be carried out under the supervision of an experienced clinical tutor within an approved clinical training centre.

Surgical Endodontics
Oral Surgery for Orthodontics
Temporomandibular joint disorders
Non-surgical management; Indications for TMJ surgery
Maxillary Sinus
Oroantral fistulae
Diseases of bone
Salivary gland disease
Dental Anaesthesia / Pain control
3D imaging
Health and Safety Issues
Critical appraisal of relevant literature

Evidence Based Dentistry (20 credits)

The module seeks to develop your skills in order to plan, undertake and present the findings of a dental or oral health related research project.

YEAR 3

Extended Clinical Practice Module (20 credits)

This module provides further time treating patients under supervision in the UCLan Dental Clinic. It will provide an opportunity to treat patients using a multi-disciplinary approach, bringing together the knowledge and skills acquired during the first two years of the course.

Dentistry Professional Project (40 credits)

The dissertation will form a major component in the final year of the Masters programme. You will be expected to take responsibility for designing, conducting and analysing the results of a substantial investigation, which will make a contribution to the discipline under scrutiny. You will be encouraged to adopt a balanced perspective in the treatment process as they analyse the research material. The project will be written up in the agreed Masters degree format. You will also be encouraged to write a short article suitable for submission for presentation at appropriate conference and where possible for publication in a specialty related journal. This will provide you with an opportunity to develop a professional writing style and to achieve publication.

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