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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Year Long, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Up to 368 hours. Lectures, seminars, tutorials (including problem or topic oriented classroom-based tutorials, structured professional and procedural skills sessions and chairside tutorials) and pre-clinical exercises (including student-centred learning, problem-based learning and computer-assisted learning, laboratory and clinical work/activities, participation in outpatient clinics, operating theatre sessions and meetings and independent clerking patients on medical and surgical wards, treatment of advanced periodontal and gerodontic patients), multimedia teaching/learning. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Successful completion of all Year 3 subjects.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
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
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Ivan Darby
This subject comprises five modules.
Restorative Dentistry: General practice - enhancement of clinical skills; implant dentistry - role of implants in treatment planning; endodontics and fixed prosthodontics.
Growth and Development: Orthodontics - recognition of normal and aberrant growth; skeletal and occlusal patterns; diagnosis of malocclusion, treatment planning and biomechanics of tooth movement; Paediatric Dentistry - effects of physical and psychological growth and development on dental health and treatment of the child; diagnosis and treatment planning for the child. Special Needs Dentistry - short series of lectures on topics including management of the compromised elderly patient, and two clinical sessions.
Oral Medicine, Pathology and Surgery: Oral Medicine and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology.
Oral Health Sciences: Community Dental Health - the institutions involved in delivery of dental care in Australia and issues related to the dental workforce; application of behavioural sciences to management of common psychological and psychosocial features in dental practice; Cariology and Prevention - a short series of lectures; Periodontics - treatment of severe periodontal cases following on from treatment undertaken in earlier years.
Advanced Dental Study 1: Background research and literature reviews of a research project which can be undertaken in any of the above areas (in italics).
By the end of the Dental Practice 4 teaching program, the dental student should:
(2) Be able to:
(3) Have developed:
(1) Restorative Dentistry: Continuing assessment of pre-clinical and clinical work in endodontics and fixed prosthodontics throughout the year; a practical examination of no longer than three hours covering endodontics at the end of the February intensive teaching period; a practical examination of no longer than three hours in prosthodontics at the end of Semester 1. (A pass in each of the practical examinations is required to be able to proceed to clinical practice in Semester 2.) One clinical examination of no longer than 3 hours in general practice dentistry during Semester 2 and continuing clinical assessment throughout the year; one 2-hour written examination at the end of Semester 2; an integrated multiple station Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) of no more than 20 minutes at the end of Semester 2. (2) Growth and Development: Continuing assessment of pre-clinical and clinical work; one 2-hour written examination at the end of Semester 2; an integrated multiple station OSCE of no more than 20 minutes at the end of Semester 2. (3) Oral Medicine, Pathology and Surgery: Continuing internal assessment consisting of four problem-based multimedia short answer tests of one hour each; One 2-hour written examination at the end of Semester 2; a viva voce examination of no more than 30 minutes at the end of Semester 2; an integrated multiple station (OSCE) of no more than 20 minutes at the end of Semester 2. (4) Oral Health Sciences: One 2-hour written examination at the end of Semester 2; continuing clinical and written assessment; one 30-minute case presentation; an integrated multiple station OSCE of no more than 20 minutes at the end of Semester 2. (5) Advanced Dental Study 1: Assessment (pass/fail) will be conducted at the end of Semester 2 and will be based on an oral presentation of a literature review related to the research project. A pass in each of Sections 1, 2, 3 and 4 is the required pass for an overall pass in Dental Practice 4. Students will be permitted to proceed to clinical work only after having satisfactorily completed the pre-clinical units.
Restorative Dentistry Module:
Dental Practice Board of Victoria http://www.dentprac.vic.gov.au/info.asp
Growth and Development Module:
McDonald RE, Avery DR and Dean JA 2004 Dentistry for the Child and Adolescent 8th ed, Mosby
Special Needs Dentistry:
Thornton JB and Wright JT (eds) 1989 Special and Medically Compromised Patients in Dentistry
Oral Medicine, Pathology and Surgery Module:
Howe GL 1985 Minor Oral Surgery 3rd ed, Wright
Oral Health Sciences Module:
Community Dental Health:
*Fejerskov O and Kid E 2008 Dental Caries - The Disease and its Clinical Management 2nd ed, Munksgaard
* Indicates Essential Reading
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://www.unimelb.edu.au/HB/2008/subjects/511-422.html|
Bachelor of Dental Science |
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