Conscious Sedation in Dentistry at Newcastle University - UCAS

Course summary

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.

Entry requirements

Academic entry requirements Primary dental qualification – BDS or equivalent Full registration as a dentist with the UK General Dental Council Professional Indemnity Certificate documentary evidence of attendance at ILS and PILS courses or equivalent medical emergency/ life support skills training within 24 months prior to entry Clinical access requirement Your clinical placement will be within the Newcastle Dental Hospital clinics. You must have: been granted clinical access by the Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust before starting this placement. the required immunisation against blood-borne viral diseases and you must not have any disease which would constitute a hazard to patients. You will be given a health check soon after registration by the Occupational Health Department of the Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Failure to obtain the necessary access will result in your automatic withdrawal from the course.

Fees and funding

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Conscious Sedation in Dentistry at Newcastle University - UCAS