DENT6849 Oral and Maxillofacial Radiography and Radiology
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Semester 1 Oral Health Care Centre of WA (OHCWA) Face to face Semester 2 Oral Health Care Centre of WA (OHCWA) Face to face
- 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.
- 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.
- 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)
- Unit Outline
- Semester 1_2019 [SEM-1_2019]
Semester 2_2019 [SEM-2_2019]
- Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
White, S. C. and Pharaoh, M. J. Oral Radiology: Principles and Interpretation, 5th edn: Mosby Elsevier 2008
- 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.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.