University of Birmingham and FutureLearn have teamed up to create an interactive online course, ‘Dental Photography in Practice’ like no other. This 4-week health course is designed to be of interest and applicable to all members of the dental team.
This course covers all aspects of the use of digital photography in dental practice: intra-oral, extra-oral, and portraits. The course will start on March 6, 2017.
Course At A Glance
Length: 4 weeks
Effort: 3 hours/week
Subject: Dental Photography
Institution: University of Birmingham and FutureLearn
Certificate Available: Yes.
Session: Course starts on March 6, 2017
University of Birmingham is offering the course via renowned online platform FutureLearn. At Birmingham the aim is to innovate and push the frontiers of understanding; it asks new research questions and turns theory through experiment into practice – because that’s what great universities do.
FutureLearn offers a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life.
About This Course
This free course will cover all aspects of the use of digital photography in dental practice: intra-oral, extra-oral, and portraits. Participants will be taken through photography, from the basics of choosing correct equipment and setting it up, to optimum settings, techniques for consistent imaging and the safe storage of images.
The course is taught by the team that delivers the online masters degree course in Advanced General Dental Practice from the School of Dentistry at the University of Birmingham UK, and will involve about five hours per week of your time.
Why Take This Course?
This is a free online course. Applicants can get a personalized, digital and printed certificate. Time spent by UK dental professionals on this course will count as non-verifiable CPD. The course is taught by the team that delivers the online masters degree course in Advanced General Dental Practice from the School of Dentistry at the University of Birmingham UK
Applicants will learn learn how to achieve consistent and excellent results in all aspects of dental photography
Teaching dental photography for over 35 years
Currently Technical Lead Clinical Photography
University of Birmingham
No previous knowledge is necessary, but there will be certain requirements in terms of equipment necessary to complete the course – particularly access to a digital SLR camera. Detailed advice on choosing a camera will be given at the start of the course
How To Join This Course
- Go to the course website link
- Sign Up At FutureLearn
- Select a course and Join
- Once a course has started, you will be able to access the course material
- After the start date, you will be able to access the course by following the Go To Course link on your My Courses page.
- Applicants can buy, to show that you’ve completed a FutureLearn course.
- On some FutureLearn courses, learners will be able to pay to take an exam to qualify for a Statement of Attainment. (These are university-branded, printed certificates that provide proof of learning on the course topic(s)).