DENT5443 Comprehensive Clinical Care 3

6 points
AvailabilityLocationModeFirst year of offer
Not available in 2020Oral Health Care Centre of WA (OHCWA)Face to face
This unit provides advanced knowledge and clinical skills in integration of various dental specialties (Prosthodontics, Cariology, Periodontics, Prosthodontics, Orthodontics, Endodontics, Oral Surgery, and Oral Medicine) in management and restoration of complex oral rehabilitation cases with various clinical placements (rotation 1) at the Oral Health Centre of Western Australia (OHCWA) clinics. This also enables students to correctly diagnose and formulate treatment planning for restoring oral function using effective communication with patients to achieve comprehensive care patient management.
Students are able to (1) describe the integration of various dental specialities in the management of complex cases; (2) present the clinical protocols for restoring oral functions for cases requiring complex rehabilitation; (3) establish a correct diagnosis and formulate proper treatment planning for restoring oral functions and communicating it to the patient; and (4) provide appropriate clinical treatment for restoring the oral functions and maintaining oral health.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) written assessment (Failed Component), SLO 1, 2; (2) clinical treatment planning for every patient and patient pool management, SLO 3; and (3) clinical assessment for every procedure (Failed Component), SLO 3, 4. 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 written assessment (Failed Component), SLO 1, 2 and clinical assessment for every procedure (Failed Component), SLO 3, 4 components.

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 rules
DENT5312 Development and Behavioural Sciences 2; DENT5322 Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences 2; DENT5337 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 7; DENT5338 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 8; DENT5313 Developmental and Behavioural Sciences 3; DENT5323 Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences 3; DENT5341 Comprehensive Clinical Care 1
DENT5342 Comprehensive Clinical Care 2
DENT5414 Developmental and Behavioural Sciences 4; DENT5444 Comprehensive Clinical Care 4
DENT5445 Comprehensive Clinical Care 5
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
teaching day: 8 hours; lectures: 1 hour; clinics: 3 hours; practicals: 3 hours
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