DENT6860 Paediatric Dentistry Clinical Practice I Part 1
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Multi-mode Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Multi-mode
- Clinical practice units introduce students to the advanced clinical aspects of Paediatric Dentistry. The unit is taken over two semesters and parts 1 and 2 must be completed to fulfil the requirements of the unit. Each student is required to demonstrate the diagnostic, therapeutic and management skills required of a dental specialist in this discipline area.
- Students are able to (1) introduced to the advanced clinical aspects of Paediatric Dentistry.; (2) demonstrate the diagnostic, therapeutic and management skills required of a dental specialist; (3) comprehensive examination of patients, diagnosis and management of patients; (4) display professional behaviour in the educational and clinical settings,; (5) discuss challenges to professionalism and reflect on professional behaviours in the clinical setting; (6) display critical and insightful self-reflection of their own personal values, wellbeing, personal difficulties and professional performance; and (7) respond to professionalism challenges and insightful self reflection by implementing effective management strategies.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) clinical assessment (ongoing)
; (2) case presentation
; (3) clinical logbook; and (4) professional behaviour assessment (failed component). Further information is available in the unit outline.
To pass this unit, a student must: (a) achieve an overall mark of 50 per cent or higher for the unit; and (b) achieve the requisite requirements(s) or a mark of 50 per cent or greater, whichever is higher and specified in the unit outline, for the professional behaviour assessment (failed component) component.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Associate Professor Robert Anthonappa
- Unit rules
- a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University
equivalent; a Pass in the Primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice.
- Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
Cameron, A. and Widmer, R. Handbook of Paediatric Dentistry, 4th edn: Mosby 2013
Andreasen, J. O. and Andreasen, F. M. Textbook and Color Atlas of Traumatic Injuries to the Teeth, 4th edn: Munksgaard 2007
- 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 via the Booktopia Textbook Finder, which has the functionality to search by course code, course, ISBN and title, and may also be posted or available at the appropriate school's administrative offices. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.