香港醫藥援助會 Project Concern Hong Kong


Intermediate Dental Surgery Assistant Course

(Joint course offered by Project Concern Hong Kong 
and Lingnan Institute of Further Education)

 

The Intermediate Dental Surgery Assistant Course is a joint course offered by Lingnan Institute of Further Education and Project Concern Hong Kong.  The course will help the students to fully understand the expertise and professional practices.  Project Concern Hong Kong was founded in 1961 which is to establish and maintain non-profit making general medical and dental clinics and other charitable social services to the low income sector of the community throughout the whole territories of Hong Kong.
(Link of the course: http://life.ln.edu.hk/en/programme/post/118/3992/)

 

Programme Objectives:

  • To encourage participation in dental clinics as a means for entrance to their professionalism and to become life-long learners;
  • To provide elementary and intermediate levels of Dental Surgery Assistant training to general public who are interested in becoming a DSA and as well as working DSA

Admission Requirements:

  • Completion of the Elementary Dental Surgery Assistant course; or
  • At least 1-year full time DSA job experience with recommendation/ testimony from employer; or
  • Other equivalent qualifications to be assessed by LIFE


Programme Features:

A. Lecture (8 sessions, total 24 hours)

    • Dental theory: tooth anatomy, periodontal charting
    • Basic pharmacology, anesthesia and pain control (esp. children)
    • Digital scanning and dental materials
    • Endodontics and impression
    • Infection control and occupational health
    • Skills: complaint handling, appointment, inventory control, patient record keeping
    • Introduction to orthodontics
    • Introduction to oral & maxillofacial surgery, oral pathology and implant

B. Clinical Practice in a Dental Clinic (max. 20 students per group) (9 sessions per group, total 26 hours)

    • Charting (II), 4-handed dentistry and moisture control (3-hour clinical lecture)
    • Scaling, suction and rubber dam (3 hours)
    • Infection control and filling (3 hours)
    • Minor Oral Surgery, LA and extraction (elevator) (3 hours)
    • Handpieces, burs and root canal treatment (3 hours)
    • Denture (I) Impression (3 hours)
    • Denture (II) Crown & Bridge (3 hours)
    • X-ray film holder, digital x-ray and rubber dam (II) (3 hours)
    • Clinical Examination (2 hours)

C. Clinical Training (2 sessions, total 10 hours)

    • Daily operation in dental clinics or mobile dental vans


Instructors:


Dr. Dennis Wong 黃文昌牙醫
BDS(HK), FRACDS, FDSRCS Eng,
FDSRCPS Glasg, FDSRCS Ed, MSc DMFR KCL
Honorary Assistant Professor, University of Hong Kong
Clinical Associate, Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital
Examiner, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
 
Dr. Wong Ling Man 黃凌旻牙醫
BDS (HKU)
BSc (Food and Nutritional Science, HKU)

 
Professor KAM Kai Man Joseph甘啟文醫生
Clinicial Associate Professor, Stanley Ho Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases,
Faculty of Medicine,The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
MBBS(HK), FRCPath
 
Dr. Lau Chi Mun, Clement 劉智敏牙醫
Advanced Diploma in Orthodontics (AdvDipOrth), University of Hong Kong
Master of Orthodontics (MOrth), University of Hong Kong
Master of Science (MSc) in Dental Public Health, University College London,
University of London
 
Ms. Chan Ying Yee, Babe 陳英儀
Master of Health Planning (University of New South Wales, Australia)
Executive Director (Project Concern Hong Kong)


Tuition Fee:

HK$8,700

Venue:

  • Theoretical subjects: YMCA, 41 Salisbury Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon
  • Practicum: Shop 113, Lei Cheng Uk Arcade, Lei Cheng Uk Estate, Shamshuipo, Kowloon
Time:
  • Theoretical subjects: 16 Oct 2017 to 4 Dec 2017, Every Monday, 7:00pm-10:00pm
  • Practicum:16 Dec 2017 to 2 Feb 2018, Every Thursday, 7:00pm-10:00pm


Application Deadline:  
28 September 2017  Online Application 
 

Commencement Date:  16 October 2017 

Enquiry:

Lingnan Institute of Further Education:
Tel: 2776 9081 / 2616 7255

Email: LLPD@LN.edu.hk

Project Concern Hong Kong:

Tel: 2776 9081
Website: http:/www.projectconcern.org.hk