DENT5312 Developmental and Behavioural Sciences 2
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face
- This unit provides knowledge and clinical skills, including relevant concepts in the disciplines of Orthodontics and Paediatric Dentistry. Students gain understanding on a range of topics to facilitate comprehensive treatment planning for children. Topics include growth and development, biomechanics of tooth movement, orthodontic appliance therapy and endodontic and restorative treatment in primary teeth.
- Students are able to (1) discuss the biomechanics of orthodontics force and describe different types of removable orthodontic appliances; (2) diagnose normal from abnormal growth and development and common oral health problems from birth to adolescence; (3) diagnose normal from abnormal growth and development and common oral health problems from birth to adolescence; (4) diagnose malocclusion and perform cephalometric and space analyses; (5) diagnose and manage pulp and periapical pathosis in primary teeth; (6) formulate and deliver a comprehensive treatment plan for the individual child; (7) display professional behaviour in the educational and clinical settings,; (8) discuss challenges to professionalism and reflect on professional behaviours in the clinical setting; (9) display critical and insightful self-reflection of their own personal values, wellbeing, personal difficulties and professional performance; and (10) respond to professionalism challenges and insightful self reflection by implementing effective management strategies.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) written assessment SLO 1, 2, 3, 4; (2) written assessment (Failed Component) SLO 3, 4; (3) clinical paediatric assessment (Failed Component) SLO 5, 6; and (4) 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 written assessment (Failed Component) SLO 3, 4 and clinical paediatric assessment (Failed Component) SLO 5, 6 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 Mike Razza
- Unit rules
- DENT4221 Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences 3; 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
- DENT5322 Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences 4; DENT5337 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 7;
DENT5338 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 8
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
- lectures:1 hour; clinics: 3 hours; practicals: 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.