DENT6903 Dento-Maxillofacial Radiology Theory II (Part 1)
- 6 points
|Not available in 2020||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- 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
- 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.
- 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
- 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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