DENT6849 Oral and Maxillofacial Radiography and Radiology

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 periodOral Health Care Centre of WA (OHCWA)Face to face Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online.
Non-standard teaching periodOral Health Care Centre of WA (OHCWA)Face to face Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online.
Content
This unit provides clinical experience in oral and maxillofacial radiography and radiology to introduce the student to the discipline as it applies to the various dental specialties.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) demonstrate an understanding of the processes in interpretative radiology; (2) demonstrate an understanding of the responsibilities and the limitations of dental specialists in oral and maxillofacial radiology; and (3) demonstrate sound understanding of the prescription of diagnostic imaging as it pertains to the various dental specialists and clinical scenarios.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) written assignment and (2) written examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Associate Professor Johan Aps
Contact hours
2 hours per week (for approx. 10 weeks)
Note
Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
Text

White, S. C. and Pharaoh, M. J. Oral Radiology: Principles and Interpretation, 5th edn: Mosby Elsevier 2008

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