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Innate and Adaptive Immunity course for Dental Practitioners

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Royal Collge of Surgeons, NHS

This session outlines the difference between the innate and adaptive immune systems, the design, components and cellular function of the immune system and the consequences of breakdown of normal immune function.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Distinguish between the innate and adaptive immune systems
  • List the components and cellular function of the immune system
  • Explain the consequences of a breakdown in the normal immune function

Immunology (from immunis, meaning in Latin ‘free of burden’) is the study of the organs, cells and chemical components of the immune system.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should:

  • Have experience of obtaining a comprehensive medical and drug history from patients
  • Have met, talked with and treated patients with immunological conditions
Instructors / Speakers
Lucy Westcott,
Dentist

After qualifying as a dentist in 2002, Lucy achieved her MFDS in 2005 and MBBS in 2009. Lucy is currently working as a foundation year one doctor and has an interest in teaching and medical education. Lucy is working as a content author of the e-DEN project.

Delivery
Title
Innate and Adaptive Immunity course for Dental Practitioners
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
02_01_001
Access Duration (in months)
12
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