DENT6880 Oral Pathology Clinical Practice III Part 1

Credit
12 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1Oral Health Care Centre of WA (OHCWA)Face to face
Semester 2Oral Health Care Centre of WA (OHCWA)Face to face
Content
This is the third-year clinical practice unit in Oral Pathology in the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry course. The unit is taken over two semesters and parts 1 and 2 must be completed to fulfill the requirements of the unit.Topics are covered via seminars, literature reviews, journal clubs, clinic-pathologic conferences, and clinical laboratory sessions. This course will focus on the highest level of oral pathology knowledge.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) evaluate, synthesize and apply the literature and diagnostic techniques relevant to oral pathology; (2) demonstrate advanced problem solving and diagnostic skills; (3) demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of oral pathology through discussion, interpretation, and evaluation in written and oral presentations; (4) interpret original research; (5) define and demonstrate the responsibility of being a practitioner in oral pathology; (6) demonstrate clinical leadership; and (7) use effective communication skills with colleagues, patients and the broader community.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) clinical assessment (DOPS and CEX); (2) histopathology log book; and (3) case based discussion (CbD) and Journal club. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Associate Professor Norman Firth and Dr Omar Kujan
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
DENT6878 Oral Pathology Clinical Practice II Part 1
and
DENT6879 Oral Pathology Clinical Practice II Part 2
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
Contact hours
clinics/labs: 18 hours per week for 45 weeks
Unit Outline
Semester 1_2019 [SEM-1_2019]
Textbooks

Barnes, L. Surgical Pathology of the Head and Neck, volumes 1, 2, 3: Informa Health Care

El-Naggar, A. K., Chan, J. K. C., Grandis, J. R., Takata, T., Slootweg, P. J., eds. WHO Classification of Head and Neck Tumours: IARC

Kumar, V., Abbas, A. K. and Aster, J. Robbins Basic Pathology, 9th edn: Elsevier

Odell, E. W. and Morgan, P. R. Biopsy Pathology of the Oral Tissues: Chapman and Hall

Regezi, J. A., Sciubba, J. J. and Jordan, R. C. K. Oral Pathology, Clinical—Pathologic Correlations: Saunders

Journals

Journal of Oral Pathology and Medicine

Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Radiology

Head and Neck Pathology 

Oral Oncology

Head and Neck

Oral Diseases

Journal of Clinical Pathology

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