Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016: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, electronic learning, clinical practice and field placements plus clinical experience outside of semester. |
Total Time Commitment:
Successful completion of 2nd year BOH 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
CoordinatorMs Brenda Ryan
Melbourne Dental School
Currently enrolled students:
This subject comprises lectures, seminars, on-line modules, preclinical and clinical experience and encompasses all aspects of oral health therapy patient care utilising student directed learning and self-assessment, reflective practice and problem based learning.
Students will engage in clinical practice providing the full oral health therapy scope of practice within general and specialist dental practices in the public and private sectors, special needs and outreach dental care programs.
Topics of speciality to this subject are: aetiology and management of early childhood caries; oral health care for preschool children; treatment planning and evaluation of preventive and restorative treatment; atraumatic restorative techniques; vital tooth bleaching and mouthguards; implant maintenance; advanced periodontal treatment planning and maintenance; aetiology, differential diagnosis and management of enamel defects; child protection and mandatory reporting; and advanced clinical experience in oral health therapy patient care.
This subject completes the clinical and educational preparation for full Oral Health Therapy (OHT) scope of practice including:
care that considers family, carers and social conditions in the development of treatment plans
On completion of this subject, students should:
and skills in:
The ability to:
Legal and ethical issues in the delivery of oral health service provision.
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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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