This subject is only available to those students enrolled in the Bachelor of Dental
Students undertake patient care in the dental clinic within the School and as a clinical
placement, including basic prosthodontics with the manufacture of a denture for an
edentulous patient. The clinical activity includes taking a detailed medical and dental
history and using imaging techniques to assist diagnosis and treatment planning. A
thorough understanding of cross infection policies and protocols and basic life support
is required, as well as an understanding of patient autonomy and informed consent.
This subject includes treatment of patients from different social and cultural backgrounds.
Clinical application of topical and local anaesthesia and therapeutics is taught,
and dental procedures carried out involving routine restorations and extraction of
teeth. Scaling and polishing is undertaken and topical preventive applications and
advice provided in the context of understanding the advantages and limitations of
the role of preventive dentistry in oral health education and oral health promotion.
Study Period 1
|Census Date 27-Mar-2014
|Non-standard start/end 10-Feb-2014 to 20-Jun-2014
||Assoc. Professor Robyn Boase
||Dr Felicity Croker, <Person not found>, <Person not found>, <Person not found>, <Person not found>, <Person not found>, Professor Richard Stoll, Assoc. Professor Geoff Booth, Dr Ernie Jennings, Assoc. Professor Andrew Lee, Dr Kevin Ang, Dr Anita Griffin, <Person not found>, Dr Mohammed Shorab, <Person not found>, <Person not found>, Dr Anura Ariyawardana, Dr Amar Sholapurkar, Dr Dwight Elvery, Professor Alan Nimmo.
- 56 hours lectures
- 42 hours practicals - Simulation Clinic sessions
- 42 hours workshops/Seminars - Prosthodontics laboratory
- 28 hours - COALS (Clinically Orientated Active Learning Sessions) and Integrative Sessions
- 210 hours clinical placement
||end of semester exam (40%); other exams (15%); quizzes or tests (20%); simulation clinic exercises graded satisfactory/unsatisfactory (%); assignments (25%); clinical skills assessment graded satisfactory/unsatisfactory (%).
|Special Assessment Requirements:
||Satisfactory completion of Simulation Clinic exercises and Clinical Skills Assessment
graded Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory. Students must pass all components of assessment
to pass the subject.