DENT6908 Dento-Maxillofacial Radiology Clinical Practice I Part 2

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
This is the first year clinical practice unit in Dento-Maxillofacial Radiology 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. The unit involves the comprehensive examination, diagnosis and management of patients that have been referred to the Oral Health Centre of Western Australia.
Students are able to (1) analyse and choose the most appropriate type of radiographic examination and take the necessary radiographs and (2) evaluate and report on the radiographs taken, including recommendations for the clinician if appropriate.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) written assessment

; (2) ongoing clinical assessment
; and (3) clinical logbook. 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
DENT6907 Dento-Maxillofacial Radiology Clinical Practice I Part 1
Contact hours
Clinical teaching hours: 144 hours (3 sessions x 3 hours x 16 weeks) and 6 hours for instruction on clinical equipment.
  • 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 at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.