- Module code: MD949
- Module name: Clinical Practice in Orthodontic Dentistry
- Department: WMS, Dentistry
- Credit: 60
Module content and teaching
To enable students to formulate and implement a safe and predictable treatment programme, involving the identification and application of standard and advanced treatment modalities; To develop an in-depth understanding of, and the ability to apply, the diagnostic and case management skills essential to the successful management of standard and advanced orthodontic cases;To contribute to the aims of the MSc in Orthodontic Dentistry by ensuring that students develop their clinical practice through a structured learning experience.
Principal learning outcomes
By the end of this module you should be able to: Demonstrate whole patient care, including the formulation of an initial diagnosis and case assessment; Critically evaluate treatment options and discuss these clearly with the patient; Formulate a definitive treatment programme supported by clinical data, and relevant written treatment plan; Effectively implement all stages of the treatment programme; Understand the legal and ethical principles underlying patient care and treatment; Evaluate the outcome of treatment on completion of the treatment programme against the initial stated objective, and develop and implement a future clinical pathway for the long term monitoring and maintenance of the case.
Timetabled teaching activities
|Assessment group||Assessment name||Percentage|
|60 CATS (Module code: MD949-60)|
|A2 (Assessed work only)||OSCE||50%|
|Portfolio of 10 Clinical Cases & Written Reflection||50%|
This module is available on the following courses:
- MSc in Orthodontics (B9XR) - Year 1