The development of an outreach training programme in orthodontics
Cure, R. J. and Ireland, Robert, MFGCP. (2008) The development of an outreach training programme in orthodontics. British Dental Journal, Vol.204 (No.11). pp. 631-634. ISSN 0007-0610Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2008.463
Objective To describe the establishment of an outreach centre for the training of all members of the orthodontic team. The development of the orthodontic team The remit of orthodontic nurses and orthodontic therapists is described and how their training may be delivered and integrated within a primary care training centre. Outreach training The reasons for the development of outreach training are discussed and how these are particularly relevant for the development of orthodontic training in the UK. The University of Warwick orthodontic outreach centre This has been established in Leamington Spa in comprehensively equipped premises providing seven surgeries, a lecture theatre, clinical skills laboratory, and technical support. It currently provides an MSc course in orthodontics for general dental practitioners (GDPs) and training for qualified dental nurses leading to the award of an Orthodontic Nurse's Certificate. It has also recently been approved by the General Dental Council (GDC) for the delivery of a course leading to the Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy commencing in July 2008.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RK Dentistry|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Medicine > Warwick Medical School|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Orthodontics -- Study and teaching, Orthodontics -- Practice, Dental personnel -- Training of, Dentistry -- Study and teaching|
|Journal or Publication Title:||British Dental Journal|
|Publisher:||Nature Publishing Group|
|Official Date:||June 2008|
|Number of Pages:||4|
|Page Range:||pp. 631-634|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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