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Conscious Sedation in Dentistry

Newcastle University

Postgraduate Diploma
12 months
Duration
7200 GBP/year
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As a dental practitioner, this Conscious Sedation in Dentistry course from Newcastle University will give you the knowledge and skills necessary to use intravenous and inhalational sedation techniques on a wide range of anxious patients, including adults and children. We welcome students from all over the UK and Ireland.

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Overview

The Conscious Sedation in Dentistry course from Newcastle University aims to provide you with:

  • a systematic understanding of the theoretical principles that underpin conscious sedation and anxiety management in dentistry
  • a comprehensive practical understanding of clinical skills in techniques of intravenous and inhalational sedation, as applicable to UK practice in dentistry
  • an ability to critically evaluate the evidence-base and clinical issues involved in the safe independent practice of conscious sedation to the highest standard

Quality and Ranking

We rank in the top 50 for Dentistry - QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019

Delivery

You will undertake substantive self-directed study, including:
  • two written assignments of 2,000 words each
  • an oral presentation
  • a 6,000 word clinical case dissertation

The Diploma is awarded after satisfactory completion of a final examination at the end of the course.

Although based at Newcastle University, teaching is provided in academic and clinical facilities throughout the northern region (Newcastle, Sunderland and Darlington).

This one year part time course consists of 10 didactic days of lectures and seminars, plus 12 half days of hands-on clinical training in sedation techniques. Didactic and clinical teaching is spaced evenly over a full academic year.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Basis sciences and pharmacology
  • Anxiety and pain
  • Intravenous sedation
  • Inhalational sedation
  • Sedation patient care
  • Medical emergencies
  • Clinical case presentation

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • There is a limited number of places on this course. You must have completed a primary dental qualification at least one year before the start of the course. This needs to be recognised by the (UK) General Dental Council.
  • You must be fully registered with the General Dental Council (UK) by the time the course starts. 

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    7200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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