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DS5102 - Clinical Practice 2 (Comprehensive Oral Care)

Credit points: 12
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Subject chain: DS5101 DS5102
Administered by: School of Medicine & Dentistry (pre 2015)

This subject is only available to those students enrolled in the Bachelor of Dental Surgery

Students participate in a clinical placement program that enables them to provide comprehensive oral care to patients in a range of clinical settings. Each clinical site will have students providing dental care under supervision. The development of clinical skills continues across the year to achieve competencies in all the key areas of dentistry.

Learning Outcomes

  • Perform an expanding range of dental procedures under supervision;
  • Demonstrate the ability to treat complete or partially edentulous patients with either fixed or removable prostheses;
  • Address professionally and ethically the health care needs of patients, including both their direct clinical needs as well as their social and cultural expectations;
  • Demonstrate competent use of radiographic techniques and interpretation of results to aid diagnosis;
  • Evaluate the oral health care needs of patients; Diagnose, plan and appropriately manage the care of patients with special needs; Identify the need for specialist dental care and refer appropriately when required; Prepare and restore teeth using a range of materials for both direct and indirect restorations.
Prerequisites: DS4101 AND DS4102
Corequisites: DS5101

Availabilities

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, Placement/work experience, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Non-standard start/end 13-Jan-2014 to 20-Jun-2014
Workload expectations:
  • 600 hours fieldwork
Assessment: end of semester exam (25%); other exams (10%); portfolio including clinical activity log (25%); written clinical case reports (4) (20%); clinical placement assessment graded satisfactory/unsatisfactory (%); school-administered final exam (20%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students must pass all components of assessment to pass the subject overall.

Cairns, Placement/work experience, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Non-standard start/end 30-Jun-2014 to 21-Nov-2014
Coordinator: Dr Felicity Croker
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Robyn Boase, <Person not found>, Professor Richard Stoll, Assoc. Professor Geoff Booth, Professor John Abbott, <Person not found>, Dr Anura Ariyawardana, Dr Amar Sholapurkar, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 600 hours fieldwork
Assessment: end of semester exam (25%); other exams (10%); portfolio including clinical activity log (25%); written clinical case reports (4) (20%); clinical placement assessment graded satisfactory/unsatisfactory (%); school-administered final exam (20%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students must pass all components of assessment to pass the subject overall.

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.