DENT6818 Oral Medicine Theory III Part 2

6 points
(see Timetable)
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
This is the third-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.
Students are able to (1) evaluate, synthesise and apply the literature relevant to oral medicine and oral pathology; (2) demonstrate advanced problem-solving and diagnostic skills; (3) demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of oral medicine and oral pathology through discussion, interpretation and evaluation in written and oral presentations; (4) interpret original research; (5) demonstrate the responsibility of being a practitioner in oral medicine and oral pathology; (6) provide clinical leadership; and (7) use effective communication skills with colleagues, patients and the broader community.
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
DENT6815/DENT6816 Oral Medicine Theory II Part 1/Part 2
Contact hours
lectures/seminars/practicals: 12 hours per week (average)

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 



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

Oral Oncology Elsevier

Oral Diseases. John Wiley & Sons


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