FIRST LEVEL MASTER'S DEGREE - PLUS-EXPERIENCE - A.A. 2020/2021

NON-SURGICAL PERIODONTAL TREATMENT

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FIRST LEVEL MASTER’S DEGREE IN NON-SURGICAL PERIODONTAL TREATMENT

The final aim of the Master is to provide dental hygienists with the correct approach and the specific knowledge for the different patient’s typologies treatment plans.

In the periodontal field, the dental hygienist plays a fundamental role; the professional must be endowed with the knowledge of the microbiological aspects and of the many technological innovations in order to ensure an accurate and focused treatment.

The partner of the Master’s Degree is the Istituto Stomatologico Toscano.

The Master is among the PLUS-EXPERIENCE courses thanks to the multidisciplinary and experiential characteristics.

UniCamillus divides the education courses – 1st and 2nd level Master’s Degree and High Specialization Courses – in the following classes:

  • SCIENCE: programs characterized mainly by a technical and scientific approach.
  • PLUS: programs characterized by a wide approach, with managerial insights and courses outside the medical and surgical field.
  • EXPERIENCE: courses as the abovementioned, with deep and specific practical activities (such as traineeship) to be carried out in specialized organizations.

Start: December 11th 2020

Location:

  • Lectures are held at Istituto Stomatologico Toscano
  • Traineeship and other practical activities are carried out at Istituto Stomatologico Toscano (as well in all the other appropriate entities identified for the clinical practice: firms, laboratories, etc..)

Language: Italian

Final Degree Qualification and ECST: 60 ECTS.

Duration: 12 months for a total of 1,500 hours, divided in:

  • Lectures and seminars
  • Practical activities
  • Traineeship (750 hours)
  • Autonomous study and work for the final thesis

Attendance:

Attendance is required for at least 75% of the total amount of the hours of the Master. Lectures and seminars take place one weekend per month. Traineeship schedule is to be arranged in accordance with the host entity.

Places available

The minimum number to start the course is 10. If less than 10 eligible candidates enroll in the program, UniCamillus can decide to not start the course (enrolment fees that have been already paid, will be refunded).

The maximum number of places available in the course is 50.

DIDACTIC METHODOLOGY AND PROGRAM

Within the specific professional field, the objective of the Master is to provide with theoretical and practical competencies on the issues faced by the dental hygienist.

The traineeship will be carried out at Istituto Stomatologico Toscano according to a schedule defined at the beginning of the course.

The Master’s Degree didactic program has the following modules:

1st MODULE: BIOLOGICAL BASIS OF THE PERIODONTAL TISSUES (2 ECTS)

Biology of the periodontal tissues and etiology of the periodontal disease

Analysis on the tissues’ matters around the natural teeth and the dental implants

Technologies and the web at the dental hygienist’s disposal and their role for the diagnosis

 

2nd MODULE: NON-SURGICAL PERIODONTAL TREATMENT AND DEFINITION OF THE PERIODONTAL DISEASE (2 ECTS) 

Non-surgical periodontal instruments

Potentially malignant disorders: why the gums keep bleeding

New periodontal classification

 

3rd MODULE: RESEARCH AND THE NEW FRONTIERS FOR THE PATIENT WITH PERIODONTAL AND PERI-DENTAL IMPLANTS ISSUES (2 ECTS)

Research Methodology

The evolution in the definition of the periodontal and peri-dental implant related diseases

Clinical indexes of periodontal status and assessment of the risk profile of the patient with periodontal and peri-dental implant related diseases

 

4th MODULE: PATIENT’S ANAMNESIS RELATED TO THE ORAL HEALTH (2 ECTS)

Motivate and prepare the patient as a collaborative party in the treatment; communication strategy at the dentist’s office

House technology tools and what the patient needs to know in order to correctly keep the result; clarifications on the products in the market

Osteoporosis following the menopause and its effects on the alveolar bone

 

5th MODULE: THE USE OF THE TECHNOLOGY AVAILABLE TO THE DENTAL HYGIENIST TO TREAT THE INFLAMMATION WITH A MINI-INVASIVE APPROACH (2 ECTS)

The laser in the biofilm control with respect to the periodontal treatment

The use of technology in the research for a mini-invasive approach (Ozone therapy)

The role of inflammation and the relationship between the oral and systemic diseases

 

6th MODULE: THE PATIENT WITH PERIODONTAL ISSUES AND OTHER CORRELATED DISEASES (2 ECTS)

Molar Incisor Hypomineralisation (MIH) and enamel damages: remineralization techniques

Periodontal issues in the patient under orthodontics treatment

Course: theory and practice for the dental photography

 

7th MODULE: RE-ACTIVE AND PRO-ACTIVE THERAPY (2 ECTS)

Prosthesis on dental implants: typologies and the role of the dental hygienist for the long-term conservation

Diagnostic analysis for the patient with periodontal issues: X-ray and objective examination

Instruments and powders

 

8th MODULE: OZONE THERAPY IN THE DENTAL HYGIENE (1 ECTS)

The use of ozone in medicine

Hypomineralisation of the enamel and correlated pathologies

The ozone therapy in the oral hygiene: prevention and treatment of the periodontal diseases

 

9th MODULE: ULTRASOUNDS AND POWDERS IN THE PERIODONTAL AND PERI-DENTAL IMPLANTS DISEASES (1 ECTS)

Mucositis and peri-dental implant inflammation

Theoretical-practical lecture on ultrasounds and powders for the patient with periodontal disease

Theoretical-practical lecture on ultrasounds and powders for the patient with peri-dental implant inflammation

 

10th MODULE: PERSONALISED THERAPIES ACCORDING TO THE PATIENT’S TIPOLOGY (2 ECTS)

Orthodontics problems in the patient with periodontal disease: the role of the dental hygienist

Hard and soft tissues’ care during the phases of the orthodontic treatment

The whitening treatment for the patients with periodontal, pre-prosthesis and post-orthodontic issues

 

11th MODULE: ORAL HEALTH MAINTENANCE (2 ECTS)

The oral health in the pre- and post-surgical phases

The organization of the treatment plan

Advices for the dental-implant maintenance

LECTURES: 20 ECTS

TRAINEESHIP: 30 ECTS

FINAL THESIS: 10 ECTS

ACADEMIC STAFF

The Course Director is Anna Maria Genovesi.

    • Degree in Dental Hygiene and Health Professions Science
    • Visiting Professor at G. Marconi University in Rome
    • Professor at University of Genova and University of Pavia for the Degree Course in Dental Hygiene
    • Lecturer on contract at University of Pavia
    • Coordinator of the High Specialization Courses for Italian Dental Hygienists at the State University of New York in Buffalo (1996-today)
    • Past President at A.I.D.I. (Associazione Igienisti Dentali Italiani)
    • Past President at S.I.S.I.O. (Società Italiana di Scienze dell’Igiene Orale)
    • Speaker at many national and international conferences
    • Author and co-author of books and articles on prevention

    Research Awards:

    • 2001: Oral B international award – La motivazione del paziente nell’uso di sussidi interprossimali
    • 2003: Glaxo award – Realization of a booklet on the prevention of the pathologies of the oral cavity
    • 2003: Iodosan award – Project on prevention: “Un sorriso sano ti dà benessere per tutta la vita”
    • 2010: Glasgow “Sunstar World Dental Hygienist Award” by the International Federation of Dental Hygienists (I.F.D.H.)
    • 2014: Cape Town: “Oral Health Research Award” by the International Association of Dental Research (I.A.D.R.)

    The key lecturers are:

    • Andrea BUTERA, RDH, PhD student – Lecturer on contract and Coordinator of the Degree Course in Dental Hygiene at University of Pavia
    • Giuseppima CAMPISI, DDS, MSc – Full Professor at University of Palermo
    • Chiara LORENZI, RDH, DHA – Lecturer on contract at G. Marconi University in Rome
    • Simone MARCONCINI, DDS, MSc, PhD – Director of the Research Unit at Istituto Stomatologico Toscano

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND THE SELECTION PROCEDURE 

A degree among the following is required to enroll in the Master (the degree must be achieved by the enrolment’s deadline):

  • Master’s Degree in Dentistry and Dental Prosthetics and relative Specializations Degree
  • Degree in Technical Healthcare Professions Sciences
  • Degree in Dental Hygiene

Candidates can also apply:

  • In possession of a degree equivalent to the abovementioned, achieved under the previous University system organization
  • In possession of a foreign degree, comparable in duration and subjects to the abovementioned.

The University reserves the right to admit candidates in possession of a different degree, nonetheless pertinent to the Master’s didactic objectives.

The admission to the Master is subject to a selection procedure and to a ranking based on merit, after the screening of the candidates’ CVs. In case of a tie in the last position of the ranking, the younger candidate prevails.

If one or more candidates renounce the place, the list will be scrolled down.

 

DEADLINE AND MODALITIES TO SUBMIT THE APPLICATION

The application must be signed and completed in a clear way, using the form available on the website; it must be submitted by November 10th 2020:

  • In person, at the University’s premises (hours: 9:00 – 1:00 pm, Monday to Friday)
  • Via registered mail, address: Scuola post-Laurea, UniCamillus University, Via di Sant’Alessandro, 8 – 00131 Roma

Via certified mail, address: unicamillus@pec.it (please write in the Object the name of the Master the application is destined to)

The following documents must be sent along with the application form:

  • Curriculum vitae et studiorum, in European format, complete with date and signature
  • Photocopy of a valid ID
  • Copy of the certificate of the Degree achieved
  • Certificate of any other possible degree that can be relevant for the selection procedure
  • Declaration of having seen the Informative on the Treatment of Personal Data according to art. 13-14 of the EU Regulation 2016/679 pertaining “the protection of individuals with respect to the treatment of personal data” (from now on, “GDPR”), provided by UniCamillus
  • Photocopy of the Fiscal code card and Healthcare card (for Italian and foreign citizens endowed with them)
  • For candidates with a degree equivalent/comparable to the ones required: declaration substituting the certificate, according to art. 46, letter: m) of the D.P.R. 28/12/2000, n. 445, which proves the achievement of the degree, in compliance with the current legislation
  • Declaration of Value released on site by the Italian consular authority of the country of the degree (with the transcript of records + copy of the final degree) or, Certification of Comparability CIMEA together with the certification of Verification by CIMEA (accessing the platform CIMEA) or, Diploma Supplement (if it is a European degree) issued by the University of origin and with a legalization by the Italian Embassy of the country of the degree. Candidates with some missing documents are admitted upon condition and are not allowed to complete the enrolment procedure until all the required certificates are presented.

The list of the eligible candidates, as well as the date and location of the selection procedure will be communicated on the UNICAMILLUS website.


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FEES

The fee for participating in the Master course amounts to Euro 2,000, to be paid in two equal instalments:

  • First instalment: Euro 1,000, to be paid by the enrolment deadline, which will be communicated by UniCamillus together with the communication of being eligible for the enrolment
  • Second instalment: Euro 1,000, to be paid by June 30th 2021

If the candidate does not pay within the deadlines stated by UniCamillus in the communication of the
admission, he/she will lose the place and the ranking will be scrolled down until there are no other
candidates eligible.

* The payment of the enrolment fees is not subject to V.A.T. according to the Art. 4 of the DPR 633/72, since it is included in the educational offer of the University. After the payment, a receipt will be issued as a proof of the payment.

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