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Course in Infiltration Anaesthesia

  • ECTS credits5
  • Teaching semesterAutumn
  • Course codeTPBAINFIL
  • Number of semesters1
  • LanguageNorwegian
  • Resources

Teaching semester


Objectives and Content

The infiltration anaesthesia course provides knowledge of local anaesthesia (infiltration anaesthesia) in the oro-maxillo facial area.

Learning Outcomes

KnowledgeStudents will be able to explain

  • the pharmacology of the local anaesthesia preparations
  • local anaesthetics and their use
  • principles of local anaesthesia in the oral cavity based on anatomical and physiological limitations
  • general medical conditions in terms of risk assessment in relation to local anaesthetics

SkillsStudents will be able to

  • display practical skills in the use of surface anaesthesia and infiltration anaesthesia in the oral cavity
  • be able to recognize and deal with general and local complications of local anaesthesia in the oral cavity

General competence:Students will develop ethical attitudes, enabling them to take care of their patients according to health regulations and patient expectations.

Access to the Course

Bachelor's Programme in Dental Hygiene

Teaching and learning methods

Local anaesthesia and medical patient assessment: Lectures and clinical course in infiltration anaesthesia.

Teaching Methods and Extent of Organized Teaching

Local anaesthesia and medical patient assessment: Lectures and clinical course in infiltration anaesthesia.

Compulsory Assignments and Attendance

Clinical course consisting of to sessions (6 hours) is compulsory

Forms of Assessment

2 hour written examination

Grading Scale


Assessment Semester


Course Evaluation

The course is evaluated every threee years.

Course Coordinator

Trond Inge Berge: https://www.uib.no/en/persons/Trond.Inge.Berge


Department of clinical dentistry


Contact Information


Tlf 55 58 60 00

Exam information

  • For written exams, please note that the start time may change from 09:00 to 15:00 or vice versa until 14 days prior to the exam. Autumn 2020 written exams will be arranged either at home or on campus. Please see course information on MittUiB.

  • Type of assessment: Written test

    29.10.2020, 09:00
    2 hours
    Withdrawal deadline
    Examination system
    Digital exam