Evaluation of Tier 5 Medical Training Initiative opportunities in dentistry.
Summary of "Evaluation of Tier 5 Medical Training Initiative opportunities in dentistry."
This paper reviews the first two years of overseas postgraduate dental placements in the UK under the Medical Training Initiative (MTI), which is part of Tier 5 government authorised exchange. Details of the objectives of the programme, the trainees appointed, specialty areas studied and length of training are described. The methods used for assessing the training are reported. It is concluded that the objectives of the MTI have been met in dentistry and that Tier 5 provides a valuable opportunity for establishing international links in postgraduate clinical dentistry.
Department of Restorative Dentistry, University Dental Hospital of Manchester, Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester, M15 6FH.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: British dental journal
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22402542
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2012.175
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Education, Medical, Graduate
Educational programs for medical graduates entering a specialty. They include formal specialty training as well as academic work in the clinical and basic medical sciences, and may lead to board certification or an advanced medical degree.
A detailed review and evaluation of selected clinical records by qualified professional personnel for evaluating quality of medical care.
The branch of medicine concerned with the evaluation and initial treatment of urgent and emergent medical problems, such as those caused by accidents, trauma, sudden illness, poisoning, or disasters. Emergency medical care can be provided at the hospital or at sites outside the medical facility.
Financial support for training including both student stipends and loans and training grants to institutions.
Advanced programs of training to meet certain professional requirements in fields other than medicine or dentistry, e.g., pharmacology, nutrition, nursing, etc.
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