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Mr Philip Sellen

Biography

The principle responsibilities I hold include the:

  • Provision of student understanding and knowledge through a series of practical and theoretical skills exercises across the main dental disciplines.
  • Element lead for Restorative Skills 3 and course organiser for Removable Prosthetic Dentures 2 in the Unit of Dental Skills Year 3.
  • Delivering areas of the disciplines of Restorative Dentistry and Child Dental Health with clinical and academic staff, by utilising teaching methods such as microteaching, group teaching, lectures, seminars and practical demonstrations.
  • Planning of course structure, content and timetabling, the devising and implementation of practical and theoretical student assessment.
  • Development of student transferable skills through a series of progressive practical skills exercises aimed at establishing those skills necessary for clinical application.
  • Guidance of students in the design and prescription of patient dental restorations and treatment planning, prior to undertaking construction of removable partial dentures.
  • Management of teaching facilities including facility administration; bookings, organising resources and equipment for use by students and external bodies; ensuring safe working practices of students, staff and visitors in line with national and local health and safety regulations and control of materials and equipment in line with COSHH regulations.

Development of innovative teaching methods with the provision of additional educational material e.g. e-learning programs and video production for undergraduate and postgraduate use.

Memberships

Organisations

Bristol Dental School

Academic staff