Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 90 hours of lectures and practical activities. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Successful completion of all Year 1 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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorProf Michael Burrow
Melbourne Dental School
4th Floor, 720 Swanston Street
Telephone: +61 3 9341 1500
This subject comprises two modules:
Microbiology: Micro-organisms involved in oral infections and the importance of appropriate sterilisation and disinfection procedures in the dental setting. Practical class material is presented in case study format reflecting every day presentations of infections in the oral cavity.
Neuroscience: The development, structure and function of the human nervous system, emphasising the neural basis of sensory and motor behaviour.
By completion of this subject, the dental student should:
(2) Have developed:
(1) Microbiology: One 2-hour written examination and one 1-hour practical examination at the end of the semester and a written assignment of no more than 2000 words during the semester.
(2) Neuroscience: One 2-hour written paper at the end of the semester. An overall pass in each of Sections 1 and 2 is required for an overall pass in this subject.
*Indicates essential reading
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Bachelor of Dental Science |
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