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|Student Contribution Band:||Band 3|
|Subject chain:||DS2101 DS2102|
|Administered by:||College of Medicine & Dentistry|
This subject aims to prepare students for their transition from simulated dentistry to the clinic. Students will expand their restorative skills in the simulated environment, as well as develop their knowledge and skills in the area of prosthodontics, and the materials used for indirect restorations. The subject will further develop skills around the medical management of patients. There will be a focus on pain management, analgesia and anaesthesia, as well as the capacity to diagnose and develop treatment plans. Allied to this, students will develop their skills in taking medical and dental histories, and obtaining informed consent for examination and treatment. There will be a major focus on head and neck anatomy from a clinical and diagnostic perspective, along with a review the nervous system, with a particular focus placed on mood disorders, and the impact they have on oral health and dental practice.
Students must demonstrate competency in a range of direct and indirect restorative procedures in the simulated environment. (Pass/Fail) Students must demonstrate an understanding of the basic concepts in dental radiography, and be eligible to apply for a radiography licence. (Pass/Fail) Satisfactory attendance is required at (pre)clinical placements. Satisfactory academic and professional standard, as described in the College Assessment Guidelines, must be achieved in order to progress
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As this subject is part of a subject chain, a final standard grade (e.g. P, C) will only be recorded for each subject after successful completion of all parts of the subject chain.
|Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal|
|Census Date 25-Aug-2022|
|Coordinator:||Dr Ernie Jennings|
|Lecturers:||Dr Kornelija Sfera, Miss Sharron Long, Dr Erica Martin, Mr Stephan Fischer, Dr Ernie Jennings, Professor John Abbott, Dr Kate Miller, Dr Kevin Ang, Dr Candy Mason, Dr Blake Phibbs, Dr Amar Sholapurkar, Dr Alex Dancyger, Miss Jessica Watt, Mrs Gloria Silcock, Mr Jan Du Bruyn, Dr Dileep Sharma, Mrs Amanda du Bruyn, Mr Manjunath Rajashekhar, Professor Peter Thomson, Assoc. Professor Marguerite Reith, Dr Tulio Fernandez Medina, Dr Harini Mani, Professor Alan Nimmo.|
The student workload for this 12 credit point subject is approximately 520 hours.
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.