DENT5338 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 8

6 points
(see Timetable)
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
This unit builds on existing knowledge and clinical skills in prosthodontics, cariology, periodontics, prosthodontics and endodontics. This enables students to diagnose and formulate treatment planning for comprehensive clinical care, fixed and removable dentures, including implant therapy. Students continue to undertake their clinical or laboratory research project and provide relevant documentation for assessment.
Students are able to (1) establish a correct diagnosis and formulate proper treatment plans for restoring oral functions and communicating it to the patient; (2) provide appropriate clinical periodontic, endodontic treatment and restore oral functions using direct and indirect single-tooth restorations; (3) restore oral functions with fixed partial dentures; (4) restore oral functions with removable dentures; (5) undertake a clinical, laboratory or public health research project and produce the relevant documentation required for its assessment; (6) display professional behaviour in the educational and clinical settings,; (7) discuss challenges to professionalism and reflect on professional behaviours in the clinical setting; (8) display critical and insightful self-reflection of their own personal values, wellbeing, personal difficulties and professional performance; and (9) respond to professionalism challenges and insightful self reflection by implementing effective management strategies.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) clinical assessment for every procedure (Failed Component), SLO 1, 2, 3, 4; (2) assignment research progress, SLO 5; and (3) professional behaviour assessment. Further information is available in the unit outline.

To pass this unit, a student must: (a) achieve an overall mark of 50 per cent or higher for the unit; and (b) achieve the requisite requirements(s) or a mark of 50 per cent or greater, whichever is higher and specified in the unit outline, for the clinical assessment for every procedure (Failed Component), SLO 1, 2, 3, 4 component.

Supplementary assessment is available in this unit. Supplementary assessment is available for students currently enrolled in the unit who obtain a mark of 45 to 49 overall and a mark of at least 45 in any Failed Component(s)
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Victor Matsubara
Unit rules
DENT4211 Developmental and Behavioural Sciences 1; DENT4231 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 1; DENT4232 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 2; DENT4233 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 3; DENT4211 Developmental and Behavioural Sciences 1; DENT4234 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 4; DENT4235 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 5;
DENT4236 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 6
DENT5312 Developmental and Behavioural Sciences 2; DENT5322 Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences 4
DENT5337 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 7
Approved quota: 56—50 domestic includes high academic achievement direct pathway: 24 places, indigenous entry, rural: 3 places and standard pathway graduate applicants: 20; and 6 international.
Contact hours
lectures: 1 hour; clinics: 3 hours; practicals: 3 hours
Unit Outline
Non-standard teaching period [TS-B-1-2020]
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