DENT6862 Paediatric Dentistry Clinical Practice II Part 1

Credit
12 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 periodUWA (Perth)Multi-mode Multiple modes of delivery. Unit includes a mix of online and on-campus study requirements. On campus attendance for some activities is required to complete this unit.
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Multi-mode Multiple modes of delivery. Unit includes a mix of online and on-campus study requirements. On campus attendance for some activities is required to complete this unit.
Content
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.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) be introduced to the advanced clinical aspects of Paediatric Dentistry; (2) demonstrate the diagnostic, therapeutic and management skills required of a dental specialist; (3) give a comprehensive examination of patients, and provide 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.
Assessment
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
Prerequisites:
DENT6860/DENT6861 Paediatric Dentistry Clinical Practice I Part 1/Part 2
Approved quota: 3
Texts


Andreasen, J. O. and Andreasen, F. M. Textbook and Color Atlas of Traumatic Injuries to the Teeth, 4th edn: Munksgaard 2007

Cameron, A. and Widmer, R. Handbook of Paediatric Dentistry, 4th edn: Mosby 2013

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