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DENT6814 Oral Medicine Theory I Part 2

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodOral Health Care Centre of WA (OHCWA)Face to face
Non-standard teaching periodOral Health Care Centre of WA (OHCWA)Face to face
Content
This is the first-year theory unit in Oral Medicine in the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry course. The unit is taken over two semesters and parts 1 and 2 must be completed to fulfil the requirements of the unit. Topics are covered via seminars and literature reviews, at a basic level during the early stages of the course and with increasing complexity throughout the course. The material covered depends on the needs of the individual student, the work previously performed in the course, the clinical needs of patients being treated by the student, and the relevance to current literature in oral medicine and oral pathology.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) evaluate, synthesise and apply the literature relevant to oral medicine; (2) demonstrate advanced problem solving and diagnostic skills; (3) demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of oral medicine through discussion, interpretation and evaluation in written and oral presentations; (4) interpret original research; (5) define and demonstrate the responsibility of being a practitioner in oral medicine; (6) provide clinical leadership; and (7) use effective communication skills with colleagues, patients and the broader community.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) written exam; (2) critical appraisal of a journal article; and (3) case based discussion (unseen case). Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Maryam Jessri
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent; a Pass in the primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons or equivalent; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
Incompatibility:
Nil.
Contact hours
seminars: 4 hours per week (average)
Textbooks:

Burket's Oral Medicine 12th Edition. 2015 by Michael Glick (Author, Editor), DMD (Editor)

Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine: The Basis of Diagnosis and Treatment, 3rd Edition. 2013 by Crispian Scully 

 

Journals:

Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology. Elsevier

Oral Oncology Elsevier

Oral Diseases. John Wiley & Sons

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