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3182p - Conscious Sedation in Dentistry PGCert

Conscious Sedation in Dentistry PGCert

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Start in: October 2021

You'll gain the knowledge and skills necessary to use intravenous and inhalational sedation techniques on a wide range of anxious patients, including adults and children.

Overview

The Conscious Sedation in Dentistry PGCert aims to provide you with:

  • a systematic understanding of the theoretical principles. This will underpin conscious sedation in dentistry and the care of patients undergoing sedation.
  • a comprehensive practical understanding of clinical skills in intravenous and inhalational sedation techniques, as applicable to UK practice in dentistry

The programme is one of the few in the UK that provides dentists with Level 7 PG Certificate training in sedation. We provide students with hands-on clinical training. You gain the key knowledge base and skills in conscious sedation required to practice conscious sedation as an independent practitioner.

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Facilities

Our facilities include:

  • a cone beam CT scanner and implant planning software. This is used for patients treated on our implant programmes
  • in-house production laboratories providing excellent learning opportunities around clinician-technician communication
  • excellent library and computing facilities on-site
  • research laboratories in Oral Biology, Anthropology and Dental Materials Science
  • a dedicated clinical research facility. It offers clinical training and research opportunities of the highest international standard

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2021 entry (per year)

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  • graduation

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Entry requirements

The entrance requirements below apply to 2021 entry.

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Questions about this course?

If you have specific questions about this course you can contact:

Learning and Teaching Administrator
School of Dental Sciences
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8140
Email: dentpgt-enquiries@ncl.ac.uk

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