DENT4211 Developmental and behavioural sciences 1
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face
- This foundation unit will provide knowledge and clinical skills including relevant concepts in the disciplines of Orthodontics and Paediatric Dentistry. Students will gain understanding of a range of topics including craniofacial growth, malocclusion, behavioural management techniques in children and adolescent patients, and comprehensive treatment planning for children.
- Students are able to (1) module 1 Orthodontics - Describe craniofacial growth and the early and later developments of the dentition; (2) module 2 Paediatric dentistry - describe and apply most common behavioral management techniques on children an adolescent patients.; (3) module 2 Paediatric dentistry - describe the rationale of a preventive regime and its application in relation to children and adolescents.; and (4) module 2 Paediatric dentistry - Formulate and deliver a comprehensive treatment plan for the individual child..
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) written assessments Orthodontics (Final examination Failed Component)
SLO 1; (2) practical assessment - Paediatric (crowns and restorations in temporary teeth) (Failed Component)
SLO 4; and (3) written assessment - Paediatric
SLO 2, 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 assessments Orthodontics (Final examination Failed Component)
SLO 1 and practical assessment - Paediatric (crowns and restorations in temporary teeth) (Failed Component)
SLO 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 Coordinator(s)
- Dr Steven Naoum
- Unit rules
- DENT4221 Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences 1, DENT4231 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 1, DENT4232 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 2
DENT4233 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 3
- DENT4234 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 4 DENT4235 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 5 DENT4236 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 6
Approved quota: 56—50 domestic, 6 international
50 domestic includes high academic achievement direct pathway 24 places, indigenous entry, rural 3 places and standard pathway graduate applicants 20.
- Contact hours
- Lecture slot 1 hour
Clinic slot 3 hours
Practical slot 3 hours
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.