Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 97 (indicative) |
Total Time Commitment:
97 contact hours (indicative), 43 non-contact hours (indicative)
Successful completion of all 1st Year DDS subjects.
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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
Melbourne Dental School
4th floor, 720 Swanston Street
Telephone: +61 3 9341 1500
This subject will be conducted as a preclinical subject and builds on knowledge gained in the 1st year of the DDS. It has the following components: General Pathology for Dental Practice, Therapeutics for Dental Practice, Principles of Medicine in Dental Practice, Principles of Surgery in Dental Practice, Common Medical and Surgical conditions and their treatment and Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology. Student learning will include: the importance of pathology, medicine, therapeutic and surgical knowledge and principles and techniques in dentistry; oral pathology and the presentation of oral disease and its pathological interpretation, including histopathology; and oral radiographic interpretation of pathological processes.
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
On-line computer-based test at the end of Block 1 on material covered in this block.
The reading resources will be provided within the course and form the basis of the LMS web-lecture material.
Additional texts include:
Cawson, RA, Odell, EW, Porter, SR 2002 Cawson’s Essentials of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine, Elsevier Health Sciences
Haveles, EB 2000 Delmar’s Dental Drug Reference, Delmar Thomson Learning
Marx, RE, Stern D Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology – A Rationale for Diagnosis and Treatment Quintessence Publishing Co.
Silverman S (Jr), Eversole, R, Truelove, EL 2002 Essentials of Oral Medicine, BC Decker Inc, Hamilton, London
Whaites, E 2002 Essentials of Dental Radiography and Radiology, Elsevier Health Sciences
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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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