Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 52 hours of lectures, seminars, computer assisted learning and clinical work |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
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|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
CoordinatorDr Adam Leonard Wallace
This subject comprises two modules.
Management of Compromised Patients: Management of patients with speech pathology; cardiovascular conditions; respiratory disease; endocrine, haematological, neurological, psychiatric and neoplastic disoders; and intellectual, physical and sensory disabilities.
Oral Biology: Molecular nature of odontogenesis and biomineralisation, calcium phosphate chemistry and oral diseases and mucosal immunity including periodontal diseases; history taking, examination, diagnosis and treatment planning in the clinical context.
On completion of this subject the student should:
1. comprehend the relevance to dental care of the various medical conditions and associated therapies;
2. demonstrate understanding of the principles of pharmacology in relation to drugs and other medical agents used in dentistry; and
3. have developed knowledge in the areas of periodontal pathogenesis, system conditions and the periodontium.
1) One 2-hour written examination comprising two, 1-hour questions and 2) an interactive presentation together with a written report of no more than 750 words at the end of the semester. A pass in each of sections 1 and 2 is required for an overall 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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Bachelor of Oral Health |
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