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Specialization Course in Endodontics

Faculty of Medicine

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Academic year

2017-2018

Course Type

Non Degree Course

Qualification Awarded

Diploma/Certificate

Duration

1 Year(s)

ECTS Credits

30.0

Course Coordinator(s)

João Miguel Marques Santos (uc15896@uc.pt)

Manuel Marques Ferreira (m.mferreira@netcabo.pt)

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.
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.
Mode of Study
Part-time
Access to Further Studies
Not applicable.
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.

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.
Professional Goals
Differentiated clinical practice.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
The classification of modules is quantitatively and on a scale of 0 to 20.
Study Programme
Applications Notice (only in portuguese)
Calendar
1st Semester
Start date: 04-09-2017
End date: 15-12-2017
2nd Semester
Start date: 05-02-2018
End date: 30-05-2018