Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Year Long, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 442 hours of lectures, seminars, computer assisted learning, clinical practice and field placements plus clinical experience outside of semester. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Successful completion of 2nd year BOH 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/
CoordinatorMs Brenda Ryan
Melbourne Dental School
4th Floor, 720 Swanston Street
Telephone: +61 3 9341 1500
This subject comprises lectures, seminars and preclinical and clinical experience in aspects of oral health patient care and student directed problem based learning covering ageing and oral care for the elderly; social and psychological aspects of ageing; medical problems of, and medication for the elderly; epidemiology of oral disease in older adults, oral health education for older people and oral health services for the elderly; aetiology and management of early childhood caries; oral health care for preschool children; treatment planning and evaluation of treatment; and advanced clinical experience in dental hygiene and dental therapy patient care.
This subject also includes clinical experience in various aspects of dental therapy and hygiene practice and field placement in general and specialist dental practices in the public and private sectors, special needs and outreach dental care programs; the philosophy of total oral care for each patient and the interaction of dental therapy and hygiene care with general and specialist oral health care in the overall treatment and care plan for the individual; a public health approach to practice and advanced clinical experience in oral health therapy patient care.
Selected patients will receive oral health care as necessary including, examination, diagnosis and treatment planning; preventive procedures (such as oral hygiene instructions, placement of fissure sealants, application of topical fluorides and diet counselling); clinical photography and clinical treatment procedures.
On completion of this subject the student should:
and skills in:
A pass is required in each of Sections 1, 2 and 3 for an overall pass in this subject.
Phillip's Science of Dental Materials Anusavice KJ, 2003, 11th ed
Handbook of Paediatric Dentistry Cameron A and Widmer R (eds), Sydney: Mosby Elsevier, 2008, 3rd ed
Mosby's Dental Hygiene Concepts Cases and Competencies Daniel SJ, Harfast SA and Wilder RS, Mosby,2008, 2nd ed
Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice Darby ML and Walsh MM, Saunders, 2010, 3rd ed
Dental Caries: The Disease and its Clinical Management Fejerskov O and Kidd E, Munksgaard, 2008, 2nd ed
Health Behaviour and Health Education: Theory, Research and Practice, Glanz K, Rimer BK and Viswanath K (eds), Jossey-Bass, San Fancisico, 2008, 4th ed
Modern Concepts in Operative Dentistry Horsted-Bindslev P and Mjor IA, Munksgaard, 1988
Clinical Textbook of Dental Hygiene and Therapy Ireland R, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2006
Understanding Health Promotion Keleher H, MacDougall C and Murphy B Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, 2007
Essentials of Dental Caries Kidd EAM and Joyston-Bechal S, Oxford University Press, 2005, 3rd ed
Paediatric Dentistry - A Clinical Approach Koch G and Poulsen S (eds), Munksgaard, 2005
Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry Lindhe J, Munksgaard, 2008, 5th ed
Dentistry for the Child and Adolescent McDonald RE and Avery DL, Mosby, 2004, 8th ed
Preservation and Restoration of Tooth Structure Mount GJ and Hume WR, Knowledge Books and Software, 2005, 2nd ed
Prevention of Oral Disease Murray JJ (ed), Oxford University Press, 2003, 4th ed
Fundamentals of Periodontal Instrumentation Nield-Gehrig JS, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2008
Periodontal Instrumentation Pattison AM and Pattison GL, Appleton and Lange, 1992, 2nd ed
Periodontology for the Dental Hygienist Perry DA, Beemsterboer PL and Taggart EJ, Saunders, 2006
Contemporary Orthodontics Profitt WR, Fields HW, Ackerman JL, Sinclair PM, Thomas PM and Tulloch JFC, Mosby, 2007, 4th ed
The Art and Science of Operative Dentistry Robertson, Sturdevant, 2006, 5th ed
Fundamentals of Operative Dentistry: A Contemporary Approach Summit JB, Robbins JW and Schwartz RS, Quintessence Publishing, 2006
Paediatric Dentistry Welbury RR (ed), Oxford University Press, 2005, 3rd ed
Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist Wilkins EM, William and Wilkins, 2009, 10th ed
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, students should have developed skills in:
Bachelor of Oral Health |
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