Specialization Course in Endodontics

General Objectives of the Course

The Specialization Course in Endodontics aims to enable the students with skills in endodontics and associated pathologies, enabling them to assist differentiated according to the principles of quality recommended by the European Society of Endodontology (ESE), besides contributing to the changes necessary for continuous improvement of the quality of endodontic treatment
The specific aims will be:
-Diagnose the pulp and periapical pathology; - To train for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of apical periodontitis; - Assess the psychological aspects pertaining to the private practice of endodontics; - Take preventive measures of apical periodontitis; - Perform simple and complex treatments; - Use all the means at its disposal to improve their training.
In addition, the Graduate will: - Teach particularly the biomedical sciences related to the subjects; - Encourage development of a scientific attitude to the formulation and stimulation of professional interest; - Teach the principles of scientific methodology; - Teaching how to interpret the literature; - To stimulate research activities and oral and written presentation of scientific results and clinical data.

Admission Requirements

The applicants must have an undergraduate degree, master’s or legal equivalent graduation in the areas of dentistry or medicine (with specialty in stomatology), and have professional experience, preferably.

Candidates should check the admission requirements available on this site, in addition to the information provided here.

Professional Goals

Differentiated clinical practice.

Mode of Study

Part-time

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

The classification of modules is quantitatively and on a scale of 0 to 20.

Learning Objectives and Intended Skills

- Diagnose the pulp and periapical pathology; - Formulate a treatment plan based on specific areas of Endodontics; - Assess the psychological aspects pertaining to the private practice of endodontics; - Take interceptives and prophylactic measures; - Perform simple and complex treatments; - Use all the means at its disposal to improve their training. - Encourage development of a scientific attitude to the formulation and stimulation of professional interest; - Able to interpret scientific literature; - To stimulate research activities and oral and written presentation of scientific results and clinical data.

Course Coordinator(s)

João Miguel Marques Santos
uc15896@uc.pt

Manuel Marques Ferreira
m.mferreira@netcabo.pt

Recognition of Prior Learning

In accordance with Article 45 of the Decree-law nº 74/2006, of 24th March, and further legislation by the Decree-Law nº 107/2008, of 25th June.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

Legal framework for qualification: under the terms of Decree-Law nº 74/2006, of 24th March, amended and re-published by DL nº 107/2008, of 25th June; Ordinance nº782/2009, of 23rd of July.

Access to Further Studies

Not applicable.

Study Programme

Endodontics

Academic year
2018-2019

Course Type
Non Degree Course

Qualification Awarded: Diploma/Certificate

Duration: 1 Year(s)

ECTS Credits: 30.0


Applications

Call for Applications (only in portuguese)


Calendar

1st Semester
Start date: 03-09-2018
End date: 20-12-2018
2nd Semester
Start date: 04-02-2019
End date: 30-05-2019