OMS Clinical Practice 2

Subject DENT90048 (2016)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.

Credit Points: 25
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:

Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 25-Jul-2016 to 23-Oct-2016
Assessment Period End 18-Nov-2016
Last date to Self-Enrol 05-Aug-2016
Census Date 31-Aug-2016
Last date to Withdraw without fail 23-Sep-2016

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Five 3-hour sessions each week attending assigned clinics including one 3-hr session of clinical demonstration to undergraduate students.
Total Time Commitment: Not available




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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:


Melbourne Dental School

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Subject Overview:

This subject is the second of two clinical practice subjects taken by students enrolled in the Postgraduate Diploma in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

A series of seminars, assigned readings, student-prepared assignments, case presentations, written examination answers and PBL exercises in relation to the practice of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery contribute to the content of this subject. The Curriculum will be that defined by the College for the training of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Learning Outcomes:

To contribute to the student's training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.


To pass this subject, students must achieve an overall pass in written examinations, assignments, case presentations, viva voce and objective structured clinical examination (OSCE). Surgical skills and knowledge will be assessed by means of written and practical examinations including viva voce, OSCE and simulated surgery. Professional and peer review together with the provision of a surgical log book will be required to confirm the level of excellence required for a pass in this subject. The standards will be those defined by the College for the training of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

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