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Dental Sedation and Anxiety Management (PgCert)

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Off Campus

Content

This part-time programme is predominantly online distance learning but potential applicants should note that there is an expected clinical commitment of one day a month hosted by the Edinburgh Dental Institute where they will gain clinical experience in providing conscious sedation for patients.

It is aimed at dental practitioners either in primary or secondary care who wish to introduce this invaluable skill into their practice or formalise their existing training and experience. It is the only university-based programme in dental sedation in Scotland.

Entry Requirements

A primary dental qualification (such as a Bachelor of Dental Surgery), or its international equivalent, plus a minimum of one years’ experience post-qualification.

All successful applicants will be required to gain Occupational Health clearance prior to commencing any clinical work.

Applications are not accepted from candidates who do not have full registration with the General Dental Council.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Certificate

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

12 months

Faculty

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Department

Edinburgh Medical School

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.ed.ac.uk

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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