Advanced Seminars in Specialty 1

Subject DENT90021 (2015)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.

Credit Points: 12.5
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:

Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 02-Mar-2015 to 31-May-2015
Assessment Period End 26-Jun-2015
Last date to Self-Enrol 13-Mar-2015
Census Date 31-Mar-2015
Last date to Withdraw without fail 08-May-2015

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: ENDO, ORAL MED, PED DENT: 3 hours per week of seminars and case presentations, PERIO: 4-5 hours per week of seminars, PROS: 5 hours per week of seminars and case presentations, SND: 5 hours per week seminars, journal club and case presentations, ORTHO: 5-6 hours per week of seminars and case presentations
Total Time Commitment:

ENDO, ORAL MED, PED DENT, PERIO, PROS: 6-8 hours of non-contact hours of private study. ORTHODONTICS: 5-7 hours of non-contact hours of private study. SND: 4-6 hours of non-contact hours for assignments and private study.





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Prof Ivan Darby


POSTGRADUATE ADMINISTRATOR Tel: +61 3 9341 1507 Email:

Subject Overview:

This subject is offered as part of the second year of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry. It is taken in the following specialties:

ENDODONTICS: Current endodontic texts and current literature reviews on topics of interest in clinical endodontics.

ORAL MEDICINE: A series of seminars, assigned readings, student prepared assignments and clinical case presentations.

ORTHODONTICS: A series of seminars and assigned readings.

PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY: A series of seminars, assigned readings, student-prepared assignments and case presentations on clinical aspects of the specialty.

PERIODONTICS: A series of seminars discussing current literature; student-prepared assignments on the applied clinical aspects of the specialty of periodontics as they relate to the examination, diagnosis and treatment of a variety of periodontal diseases; and case presentations related to the management of patients with a variety of conditions related to the periodontium.

PROSTHODONTICS: A series of seminars and student-prepared assignments in prosthodontics.

SPECIAL NEEDS DENTISTRY: A series of seminars, case presentations, and student-prepared assignments on current issues in special needs dentistry.

Learning Outcomes:

To provide seminars, assigned readings and/or assignments on the basic and applied sciences that form the basis of the student's chosen specialty.


An overall pass mark on the assignments, case presentations and examinations (written and/or oral) for the semester must be achieved for a pass in this subject. All seminars are to be attended unless by prior arrangement with the specialty convener.

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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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