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DENT5415 Development and behavioural sciences 5

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
This unit will build on existing knowledge including relevant concepts in the oral health care in the areas of Dental Public Health with emphasis on cultural particularities of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Peoples. In Personal and Professional Development business related aspects of dental practice will be covered. Students will continue to undertake their clinical or laboratory research project and provide relevant documentation for assessment.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) present the principles of efficient, effective and equitable utilisation of resources, and recognise local and national needs in health care and service delivery across Australia's geographical areas; (2) provide culturally safe and culturally competent practice that includes recognition of the distinct needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in relation to oral health care provision; (3) describe the business-related aspects of dental practice; and (4) present the results of the research activity.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) written assessment
SLO 1, and 2; (2) presentation PPD
SLO 3; and (3) research manuscript
SLO 4. Further information is available in the unit outline.

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 rules
Prerequisites:
DENT5414 Developmental and behavioural sciences 4,
DENT5443 Comprehensive Clinical Care 3,
DENT5444 Comprehensive Clinical Care 4 and
DENT5445 Comprehensive Clinical Care 5
Co-requisites:
DENT5446 Comprehensive Clinical Care 6, DENT5447 Comprehensive Clinical Care 7 and DENT5448 Comprehensive Clinical Care 8
Incompatibility:
Nil
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 hor
Clinic slot 3 hours
Practical slot 3 hours
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