Taught course

Conscious Sedation in Dentistry

Institution
Trinity College Dublin - the University of Dublin · School of Dental Science
Qualifications
PGDip

Entry requirements

Applicants must possess a dental degree, which enables registration with the Dental Council in Ireland. Entry to training in conscious sedation in dentistry would normally follow a two-year period of general professional training post graduation that a student would already have undergone. Applicants must have evidence of satisfactory seroconversion for protection against Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C. Applicants will be requested to undergo Garda (Police) Vetting. All applicants must upload a separate statement (no more than 300 words in length) stating why they wish to undertake the Diploma For applicants whose first language is not English, the required proficiency for admission to this course is an IELTS (academic version) score of 7, with no individual band below 7. Applications are made online at: www.tcd.ie/courses/postgraduate/az

Months of entry

January

Course content

The Postgraduate Diploma course is held over an eighteenmonth
period. The Course is aimed at primary care dental
practitioners providing support for those patients with dental
anxiety and undertaking dentistry in a safe, effective and
anxiety free manner. It also aims to provide a recognised
education and training programme that will equip dentists
with the knowledge, skills and experience to safely and
independently use conscious sedation techniques in their
own clinics. The course leads to the award of Postgraduate
Diploma in Conscious Sedation in Dentistry.

Information for international students

http://www.tcd.ie/international/

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration

PGDip

part time
18 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Mary Clarke
Email
catherine.creagh@dental.tcd.ie
Phone
+353-1-612 7354