Minor Oral Surgery Essential Skills (BE011020)

AvailabilityCourse has taken place
SubjectOral Surgery
DescriptionA days course of presentations and hands-on sessions using pigs jaws/models in order to increase the confidence and knowledge of the participants, so as that they may successfully undertake minor oral surgery procedures within their own practice settings. Case discussions are welcomed , but please ensure patients data is annonymised.
Additional information

Registration  08.45

Start  9.15        Lunch/Refreshments provided throughout the day (included in the course fee)

Close  16.30

Please inform us 3 weeks before if you have any dietary requirements.

VenueJohn Lister Postgraduate Centre, Slough - Berkshire - East  View details
Date & timeThursday 1 October 2020, 09:15 to 16:30
LecturerDr Vaidayanathan Murugaraj  View details
Target audienceRecommended to all
Development outcomeA, C
Course styleHands-on
Core topicNo core topic
CPD hours6:00

The aim of the course is to provide GDPs minor oral surgery skills.

1 To provide training in the theory and practice of minor oral surgery for the GDP, including patient assessment and selection,care planning and instrument and surgery set-up.

2 To demonstrate the range of minor oral surgery procedures that can be safely undertaken in general practice including principles of flap design, tooth sectioning safe bone removal and suturing, so as to aid surgical removal of fractured teeth, uncomplicated third molars and root removal.

3  To discuss the management of pre-operative , intra-operative and post-operative complications associated with dento-alveolar surgery.


LEARNING OUTCOMES : By the end of the course learners should be able to:

1 Describe the fundamental principles of care planning and patient management for safe and effective hard and soft tissue surgery, in general dental practice.

2  Identify risk and manage complications in oral surgery , and understand when and how to refer onwards.

3  Demonstrate and carry out the steps involved in minor oral surgery procedures , so as to gain confidence in removing teeth and roots in a safe and effective manner , and reduce dento-alveolar referrals to secondary care.

4  Outline strategies for managing the risk of complications/emergencies , so as to increase predictability and effective outcomes for patients and minimise the risk of complaints and performing dento-alveolar surgery in general dental practice.