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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: ENDO, PERIO: Six 3-hr sessions each wk in assigned clinics. SND: 5-6 x 3 hr clinical sessions and 1 hr per wk clinical review meeting.PED DENT: Six 3-hr sessions each wk in assigned clinics. This may include one 3-hour session each week of clinical demonstration to undergraduate students and rostered after-hours and weekend on-call responsibilities. ORAL MED, PROS: Five 3-hr sessions each wk in assigned clinics. ORTHO: Five or six 3-hr sessions each wk in supervised clinic sessions. One of these sessions may include one 3-hour session each week of clinical demonstration to undergraduate students. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
|Subject Overview:|| |
Students enrolled in the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry undertake four advanced clinical practice subjects over four consecutive semesters in years 2 and 3 of the course. This is the third of these subjects. It is offered in the following specialties:
ENDODONTICS: The clinical management and presentation of a wide range of endodontic problems, with emphasis on complex cases.
ORAL MEDICINE: Exposure to more difficult and advanced cases of persons with a wide range of oro-facial and dental problems, those with complex pharmacological management of medical conditions and those with oral manifestations of systemic disease.
ORTHODONTICS: The clinical management at a specialist level of children, adolescents and adults with a wide variety of clinical problems.
PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY: The clinical management at a specialist level of children and adolescents with a wide variety of clinical dental problems. This subject includes a period of residency at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne.
PERIODONTICS: The clinical management at a specialist level of patients with a variety of periodontal conditions.
PROSTHODONTICS: Clinical management of individuals with advanced prosthodontic requirements at a specialist standard.
SPECIAL NEEDS DENTISTRY: The clinical management of a wide range of individuals with special needs at a specialist standard, including treatment using sedation or general anaesthesia.
|Assessment:||ENDO: An overall pass in the end of year written and oral examinations must be achieved for a pass in this subject.ORAL MED: An overall pass mark on the assignments and case presentations for the year must be achieved for a pass in this subject.ORTHO: To pass this subject, students must demonstrate proficient management of clinical orthodontic problems under supervision.PED DENT: To pass this subject, students must demonstrate proficient management of clinical dental problems in children and adolescents.PERIO: Proficient clinical management of moderate to advanced periodontitis cases and pass in case presentations for the year. PROS: An overall pass mark in the clinical examinations for the semester must be achieved for a pass in this subject.SND: An overall pass mark in the clinical examinations for the semester must be achieved for a pass in this subject.|
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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