DENT5323 Diagnostic and surgical sciences 5
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face
- This unit builds on the existing knowledge and clinical skills including relevant concepts in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Endodontics, Paediatric Dentistry, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Dento-maxillofacial Radiology and Forensic Odontology. Students will extend their knowledge and clinical skills in performing tooth extractions, assess and diagnose oral diseases and manage medical emergencies.
- Students are able to (1) OMFS, Endodontics, Paediatric dentistry, Forensic Odontology - explain the prevention and the management of dento-alveolar trauma prevention in adults and children; (2) OMFS, Forensic Odontology - describe the clinical aspect and the management of oro-facial trauma; (3) OMFS, Forensic Odontologythe clinical aspect and the management of oro-facial infections; (4) oral medicine, oral pathology, DMFR clinically assess, diagnose and manage local oral diseases and systemic pathology that presents in the mouth and order and interpret diagnostic tests; (5) oral medicine, oral pathology, OMFS Prosthodontics, DMFR - describe the clinical aspect, diagnosis and management of oral cancer.; (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) OSCE Dento-alveolar Trauma (SLO 1); (2) written assessment - Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Surgery (SLO1,2,3,4,5); (3) OSCE Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology (SLO 4, 5); 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 OSCE (Failed Component)
SLO 1 and OSCE (Failed Component)
SLO 4, 5 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 Magdalen Foo
- Unit rules
- DENT5312 Developmental and behavioural sciences 2,
DENT5322 Diagnostic and surgical sciences 2,
DENT5337 Restorative and rehabilitative sciences 7 and
DENT5338 Restorative and rehabilitative sciences 8
- DENT5313 Developmental and behavioural sciences 3, DENT5341 Comprehensive Clinical Care 1 and DENT5342 Comprehensive Clinical Care 2
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
- Lecture slot 1 hour
Clinic clot 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.