DENT6885 Prosthodontics Clinical Practice I Part 1
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period Oral Health Care Centre of WA (OHCWA) Face to face Non-standard teaching period Oral Health Care Centre of WA (OHCWA) Face to face
- This is the first-year clinical practice unit in Prosthodontics in the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry course. Parts 1 and 2 must be completed to fulfil the requirements of the unit. The unit involves the comprehensive examination, diagnosis and management of patients that have been referred to the OHCWA Specialist Prosthodontic Clinic. Students are supervised during clinical sessions by specialist prosthodontists. On average, five half-day sessions per week are devoted to the Prosthodontic Clinic over the three years of the course. Trainees are required to maintain a logbook, summarising all patients treated. Content covered is specialist prosthodontics in clinical practice and is delivered through pre-clinical laboratory work, workshops, presentations of case reports and clinical treatment of patients while under the supervision of specialist prosthodontists.
- Students are able to (1) establish a correct diagnosis and formulate proper treatment planning for restoring oral functions and communicate it to the patient; (2) provide appropriate clinical treatment for restoring the oral functions and maintaining oral health; (3) display professional behaviour in the educational and clinical settings,; (4) discuss challenges to professionalism and reflect on professional behaviours in the clinical setting; (5) display critical and insightful self-reflection of their own personal values, wellbeing, personal difficulties and professional performance; and (6) respond to professionalism challenges and insightful self reflection by implementing effective management strategies.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) clinical logbook; (2) case presentation (Failed component); (3) clinical assessment (ongoing) (Failed component); 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 case presentation (Failed component), clinical assessment (ongoing) (Failed component), and professional behaviour assessment (failed component) components.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Associate Professor Bob Hotinski
- Unit rules
- Bachelor of Dental Science, Doctor of Dental Medicine of this University
equivalent; a pass in the primary examination of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons; and at least two years of full-time equivalent experience in general practice
- Students are required to be registered with AHPRA for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840)
- Contact hours
- Clinical teaching hours: 120 (2 x 3-hour sessions per week for 20 weeks); assessment hours: 5; self-directed learning: 25 hours
- 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.