There are now 3 possible online modes for units:
Units with modes Online timetabled and Online flexible are available for any student to self-enrol and study online.
Units available in Online Restricted mode have been adapted for online study only for those students who require the unit to complete their studies and who are unable to attend campus due to COVID border closures. To be enrolled in a unit in Online Restricted mode, students should contact their Student Advising Office through askUWA and include which of the below criteria applies:
- You are a student who is currently offshore and unable to enter Australia.
- You are a student in Australia who is impacted by state or regional border closures.
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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. Restricted to enrolment by students unable to attend campus due to COVID border closures. 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.
DENT5445 Comprehensive Clinical Care 5
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face
- 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.
- Students are able to (1) establish a correct diagnosis and formulate proper treatment planning for restoring oral functions and communicate it to the patient; (2) provide appropriate clinical treatment for restoring the oral functions and maintaining oral health; (3) diagnose and recognise different types of malocclusion and communicate this effectively to the patient and other treating clinicians.; (4) recognise the need for, and timing of referral for evidence based Orthodontic treatment.; (5) develop a basic understanding of the treatment modalities utilised for management of malocclusion.; (6) discuss challenges to professionalism and reflect on professional behaviours in the clinical setting; (7) display critical and insightful self-reflection of their own personal values, wellbeing,
personal difficulties and professional performance; and (8) respond to professionalism challenges and insightful self reflection by implementing
effective management strategies.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) case presentation; (2) Clinics; (3) log Book - Orthodontics; and (4) professional behaviour. 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 Clinics and professional behaviour components.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Poh Hun Loh
- 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) DENT5313 Developmental and Behavioural Sciences 3 (ID 6666) DENT5323 Diagnostic and surgical sciences 5 (ID 6667) DENT5341 Comprehensive Clinical Care 1 (ID 6668) DENT5342 Comprehensive Clinical Care 2 (ID 6669)
- DENT5414 Developmental and behavioural sciences 4 (ID 6670) DENT5443 Comprehensive Clinical Care 3 (ID 6671) DENT5444 Comprehensive Clinical Care 4 (ID 6672)
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.
- Incidental fees
- Incidental student fees and charges are costs incurred by students as part of their studies at UWA that are in addition to their tuition fees (further information is available here or contact your Faculty Office).
Participation in this unit will incur the following incidental fee(s):(1) Laboratory coat (estimated cost - $42.00)
(2) Clinical Coat (estimated cost - $80-100)
(3) Safety Glasses (estimated cost - $30.00)
(4) Headlights and Loupes (estimated cost - $1000-2000)
(5) Replacement costs for borrowed dental equipment (estimated cost - $20-$5000).
- Contact hours
- Lectures 1 hour per week average
Clinic and practical work 6 hours per work average
- 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.