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MD964 - Clinical Endodontics

  • Module code: MD964
  • Module name: Clinical Endodontics
  • Department: WMS, Dentistry
  • Credit: 60

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To enable students to formulate and implement a safe and predictable treatment programme, involving the identification and application of standard and more advanced endodontic treatment modalities. To develop an in-depth understanding of, and the ability to apply, the assessment, diagnostic and case management skills essential to the successful management of endodontic cases. The module contributes to the aims of the degree course 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 and be able to treat the complex endodontic situation; Critically evaluate treatment options and discuss these appropriately with the patient; Formulate a definitive treatment programme supported by clinical data and draft the associated 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; Demonstrate sound theoretical knowledge of the fundamental principles of re-treatment of endodontic cases; Critically appraise research literature relating to clinical practice in endodontics.

Timetabled teaching activities

4 days.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
60 CATS (Module code: MD964-60)
A (Assessed work only) Portfolio of 10 Clinical Cases & Written Reflection 70%
  3000 word Assignment 30%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



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