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Clinical Portfolio

Course Type
Postgraduate, Continuing professional development, Module

This module is designed to demonstrate that all of the course learning outcomes have been achieved and that students have developed advanced skills in restorative dentistry.

Students will produce an illustrated portfolio of clinical work designed to demonstrate that students have advanced skills in patient assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning and management of restorative procedures in the following subject areas:

  • Direct restoration(s) (caries management)
  • Direct restorations(s) (cusp replacement)
  • Anterior direct restorations
  • Management of existing restoration(s)
  • Periodontal therapy
  • Endodontic treatment
  • Fixed and/or Removable prosthodontics

They will also produce a complex clinical case report exercise has similar learning outcomes to the clinical case portfolio but will involve a range of treatment from different subject areas must be carried out on a single patient, demonstrating that students have advanced skills in integrated restorative care.

Students will carry out literature review on a restorative subject of their choosing (abstract to be submitted for prior approval) and relevant to case(s) within their clinical portfolio.

Finally students will take a viva voce examination (directly or via digital communication) where they will be required to demonstrate understanding of their portfolio relevant to the module (and overall course) learning outcomes 

60 credits

Module Attendance Required
Distance learning. Two one-week residential courses.

Module Dates
Year 2: August - October 


Throughout the course students will compile a clinical portfolio demonstrating a range of advanced restorative skills and integrated treatment.

They will write a literature review on a subject of their choosing that is relevant to their clinical portfolio.

Students will take a viva voce examination on their clinical portfolio and literature review.

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