Studying online

There are now 2 possible online modes for units:

Units with modes Online timetabled and Online flexible are available for any student to self-enrol and study online.

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Unit Overview

Description

This unit provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the clinical and technical aspects of complete and partial removable denture.

Credit
6 points
Outcomes

Students are able to (1) demonstrate an understanding of the anatomy as it relates to the design of removable prosthodontics; (2) discuss relevant aspects of the materials used, including impression materials, waxes, stones, acrylics and metals; (3) demonstrate knowledge of the basic sciences as applied to the diagnosis of various clinical problems; (4) demonstrate knowledge of components of removable prostheses including function, design and surgical preparation; and (5) demonstrate skills in the examination, diagnosis, treatment planning, prognosis and treatment of edentulous and partially edentulous patients.

Assessment

This comprises a combination of formative and summative methods in the form of a written assessment (40 per cent), final examination (30 per cent) and practical component (30 per cent).



Student may be offered supplementary assessment in this unit if they meet the eligibility criteria.

Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Kate Dyson
Unit rules
Approved quota: 10
Contact hours
3 hours per week
  • 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.
  • Contact hours provide an indication of the type and extent of in-class activities this unit may contain. The total amount of student work (including contact hours, assessment time, and self-study) will approximate 150 hours per 6 credit points.