DENT5323 Diagnostic and surgical sciences 5
- 6 points
If this unit does not have an online alternative, then students who are presently unable to enter Western Australia and whose studies would be delayed by an inability to complete this unit, should contact the unit coordinator (details given on this page) to ascertain, on an individual case-by-case basis, if alternate arrangements can be made to support their study in this unit.
Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online.
- 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) explain the prevention and the management of dento-alveolar trauma prevention in adults and children; (2) describe the clinical aspect and the management of oro-facial trauma; (3) assess the clinical aspect and the management of oro-facial infections; (4) describe the clinical aspect, diagnosis and management of oral cancer.; (5) describe the particularities of oral health management in patients with disabilities and special need; (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) written assessment - Dento-alveolar Trauma (SLO 1); (2) written assessment - Oral Surgery and Oral Pathology (SLO 2,3,); (3) written assessment - Oral Surgery and Special Needs Dentistry (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 written assessment - Dento-alveolar Trauma (SLO 1), written assessment - Oral Surgery and Special Needs Dentistry (SLO 4, 5), and professional behaviour assessment 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.
- 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.