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This unit builds on the knowledge and clinical skills including relevant concepts in the disciplines of Orthodontics and Paediatric Dentistry. Students gain understanding on abnormal growth and development and common health problems from birth to adolescence for both healthy children and children with special needs and evidence-based orthodontics treatment for uncomplicated cases. Students formulate and deliver a treatment plan for the individual child in Paediatric Dentistry clinics.
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face
Students are able to (1) diagnose normal from abnormal growth and development and common oral health problems from birth to adolescence for both healthy children and children with special care needs; (2) recognise the need for and refer for evidence-based orthodontics treatment for uncomplicated cases in cooperative children and adolescents; (3) formulate and deliver a comprehensive treatment plan for the individual child; (4) display professional behaviour in the educational and clinical settings,; (5) discuss challenges to professionalism and reflect on professional behaviours in the clinical setting; (6) display critical and insightful self-reflection of their own personal values, wellbeing, personal difficulties and professional performance; and (7) respond to professionalism challenges and insightful self reflection by implementing effective management strategies.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) written examination integrated Paediatric Dentistry/Orthodontics (Failed Component), SLO 1,2, 3; (2) written assessment Paediatric Dentistry/Orthodontics SLO 1, 2, 3; 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 written examination integrated Paediatric Dentistry/Orthodontics (Failed Component), SLO 1,2, 3 and professional behaviour assessment components.
Student may be offered supplementary assessment in this unit if they meet the eligibility criteria.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Mike Razza
- Unit rules
- DENT5312 Developmental and Behavioural Sciences 2 (ID 6662) DENT5322 Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences 4 (ID 6663) DENT5337 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 7 (ID 6664) DENT5338 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 8 (ID 6665)
- DENT5323 Diagnostic and surgical sciences 5 (ID 6667) DENT5341 Comprehensive Clinical Care 1 (ID 6668) DENT5342 Comprehensive Clinical Care 2 (ID 6669)
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
- 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.
- Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit, one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook one week prior the commencement of study. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Information on essential textbooks will also be made available on the Essential Textbooks. This website is updated regularly in the lead up to semester so content may change. It is recommended that students purchase essential textbooks for convenience due to the frequency with which they will be required during the unit. A limited number of textbooks will be made available from the Library in print and will also be made available online wherever possible. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus.
- Contact hours provide an indication of the type and extent of in-class activities this unit may contain. The total amount of student work (including contact hours, assessment time, and self-study) will approximate 150 hours per 6 credit points.
Face to face
Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online.
100% Online Unit. NO campus face-to-face attendance is required to complete this unit. All study requirements are online only. Unit is asynchronous delivery, with NO requirement for students to participate online at specific times.
100% Online Unit. NO campus face-to-face attendance is required to complete this unit. All study requirements are online only. Unit includes some synchronous components, with a requirement for students to participate online at specific times.
Not available for self-enrolment. Students access this mode by contacting their student office through AskUWA. 100% Online Unit.
NO campus face-to-face attendance. All study and assessment requirements are online only. Unit includes some timetabled activities, with a requirement for students to participate online at specific times. In exceptional cases (noted in the Handbook) students may be required to participate in face-to-face laboratory classes when a return to UWA’s Crawley campus becomes possible in order to be awarded a final grade.
No attendance or regular contact is required, and all study requirements are completed either via correspondence and/or online submission.
Regular attendance is not required, but student attends the institution face to face on an agreed schedule for purposes of supervision and/or instruction.
Multiple modes of delivery. Unit includes a mix of online and on-campus study requirements. On campus attendance for some activities is required to complete this unit.