DENT6903 Dento-Maxillofacial Radiology Theory II (Part 1)

Credit
6 points
Offering
AvailabilityLocationMode
Not available in 2020UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
This is the second year theory unit in Dento-maxillofacial Radiology for the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry course. Parts 1 and 2 must be completed to fulfill the requirements of the unit. The areas covered are:
Dosimetry and Radiation Protection
Factors affecting X-ray beam Quality and Quantity
Luminescence and Photostimulation
Tomography and Panoramic Radiography
Medical Computed Tomography
Cone Beam Computed Tomography
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) describe dosimetry and put doses into perspective with other medical exposures and natural background radiation; (2) describe different tomography techniques; (3) recognise the normal from the abnormal anatomy in intraoral and extraoral radiographs and describe pathology or aberrant anatomy; and (4) perform a quality assessment and reject analysis of extraoral radiographs.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) written examination
; (2) journal clubs; and (3) case presentations. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Associate Professor Johan Aps
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
DENT6902 Dento-maxillofacial Radiology Theory I Part 2
Contact hours
Total Contact hours: Lectures/Seminars: 130 hours, 6 hours assessment and self directed study 14 hours = 150 hours
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