This programme develops students’ knowledge and enhances clinical skills through hands-on clinical experience in oral surgery. Following a series of study days and clinical skills teaching, students will undertake a clinical attachment within the University of Bristol Dental Hospital where they will treat oral surgery patients under the supervision of hospital specialists.
Students will spend two days every month, for up to nine months, attending outpatient clinics and operating under close supervision in the oral surgery department of the School of Oral and Dental Sciences, University of Bristol Dental Hospital.
Our programme has been specifically designed for experienced dental practitioners who want to develop their skills in providing clinical oral surgery for their patients in practice.
There will be a mixed delivery approach, including direct clinical supervision, small group teaching, clinical skills sessions (eg suture simulation), and self-directed learning using virtual learning environment material
The module titles are Surgical Skills 1, Surgical Skills 2 and Clinical Attachment. Assessment will be by written assignment, online MCQ, e-assessment, clinical competency work-based assessments and portfolio.