DENT5445 Comprehensive Clinical Care 5

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)

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.

AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online.
Content
This unit will provide advanced clinical skills in integration of various dental specialties (Prosthodontics, Cariology, Periodontics, Prosthodontics, Orthodontics, Endodontics, Oral Surgery, and Oral Medicine) in management and restoration of complex oral rehabilitation cases with various clinical placements including specialty placements at the Oral Health Centre of Western Australia (OHCWA). This will also enable students to correctly diagnose and formulate treatment planning for restoring oral function using effective communication with patients to achieve comprehensive care patient management.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) 1. Establish a correct diagnosis and formulate proper treatment planning for restoring oral functions and communicate it to the patient and (2) 2. Provide appropriate clinical treatment for restoring the oral functions and maintaining oral health.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) treatment planning
SLO 1,2 and (2) clinical assessment (Failed Component)
SLO 1,2. 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 clinical assessment (Failed Component)
SLO 1,2 component.

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 Poh Hun Loh
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
DENT5312 Developmental and behavioural sciences 2 ,
DENT5322 Diagnostic and surgical sciences 2,
DENT5337 Restorative and rehabilitative sciences 7,
DENT5338 Restorative and rehabilitative sciences 8 ,
DENT5313 Developmental and behavioural sciences 3,
DENT5323 Diagnostic and surgical sciences 3,
DENT5341 Comprehensive clinical care 1 and
DENT5342 Comprehensive clinical care 2
Co-requisites:
DENT5414 Developmental and behavioural sciences 4, DENT5443 Comprehensive Clinical Care 3 and DENT5444 Comprehensive Clinical Care 4
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
Teaching day 8 hours
Lecture slot 1 hour
Clinic slot 3 hours
Practical slot 3 hours
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