DENT6890 Prosthodontics Clinical Practice II (Part 2)

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 periodOral Health Care Centre of WA (OHCWA)Face to face Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online.
Non-standard teaching periodOral Health Care Centre of WA (OHCWA)Face to face Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online.
Content
This is the second-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 is a continuation of the first-year Prosthodontics Clinical Practice I unit and it 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 Prosthodontics Clinic over the three years of the course. Students are required to maintain a logbook, summarising all patients treated during their training, which is evaluated throughout the unit. Content is delivered through pre-clinical laboratory work, workshops, and presentations of case reports, as well as clinical treatment of patients while under the supervision of specialist prosthodontists. The content covered is specialist prosthodontics in clinical practice.
Outcomes
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.
Assessment
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)
Dr Poh Hun Loh
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
Bachelor of Dental Science, Doctor of Dental Medicine of this University or 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
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with AHPRA for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
Contact hours
clinical hours: 120 (2 x 3-hour sessions per week for 20 weeks); assessment hours: 5; self-directed learning: 25 hours
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