Essential Skills For Dentists

Paperback | June 20, 2006

EditorPeter Mossey, Gareth Holsgrove, Elizabeth Davenport

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This book is directed primarily at undergraduate dental students and the newly-qualified dentist but it will also be of value to medical and dental educationalists. In its concept and content it is closely aligned to recent developments in dental education in the United Kingdom by referenceto the General Dental Council's recommendations for the Undergraduate Dental Curriculum and the Quality Assurance Agency's Benchmark Statements for Dentistry. This facilitates the description of Essential Skills for Dentists in the light of contemporary documentation, and the authors of the variouschapters have been chosen on the basis of their clinical and educational expertise within the dental establishments of Great Britain and Ireland. The book is divided into three main sections dealing with generic skills, discipline specific skills, and integrated skills respectively, thus enablingcomprehensive coverage with cross-referencing as appropriate. The core function of the book is to facilitate learning and by clearly defining the learning outcomes, using checklists for in-course formative assessment of defined clinical competencies and the use of mind maps to facilitate revision, the book aims to integrate the complementary relationshipbetween learning and assessment. The topic-oriented layout of the book allows the graduate or trainee to dip into specific topics or subjects on a stand-alone basis, and references and further reading are provided to facilitate exploration of the subject in greater detail if desired.

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This book is directed primarily at undergraduate dental students and the newly-qualified dentist but it will also be of value to medical and dental educationalists. In its concept and content it is closely aligned to recent developments in dental education in the United Kingdom by referenceto the General Dental Council's recommendatio...

Peter Mossey is a Professor of Craniofacial Development at University of Dundee Dental School. Dr Gareth Holsgrove is a Medical Education Adviser, The Royal College of Psychiatrists Elizabeth Davenport is Professor of Dental Education at Barts and The London Queen Mary's School of Medicine and Dentistry . David Stirrups is a Pro...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 9.45 × 6.61 × 1.11 inPublished:June 20, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198526199

ISBN - 13:9780198526193

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Table of Contents

Part 1. Generic Skills1.1. History taking and examination1.2. Ethics and Law, Consent and Professionalism1.3. Communication Skills1.4. Health and Safety1.5. Infection control in dentistry1.6. Dental Public Health and Epidemiology1.7. Medical emergencies1.8. Human disease and therapeutics1.9. Pharmacological Management of Pain and Anxiety1.10. The identification and behavioural management of the dentally anxious adult and child patient1.11. Dental radiology and imaging1.12. Prevention1.13. Patient referral1.14. Isolation and moisture control1.15. Impression-making - general and special circumstances1.16. Dental materials sciencePart 2. Discipline Specific Skills2.1a. Paediatric Dentistry: Treatment of primary and mixed dentition2.1b. Pulp Therapy in the Primary Dentition2.1c. Paediatric dentistry: dental trauma2.2. Special care dentistry2.3. Orthodontics2.4. Periodontology2.5. Restorative Dentistry2.6. Endodontics2.7. Prosthodontics2.8. Surgical dentistry2.9. Oral medicine2.10. Oral pathologyPart 3. Integrated Skills3.1. Key skills in integrated dental care3.2. Assessment3.3. Teamwork