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DENT6912 Dento-Maxillofacial Radiology Clinical Practice III (Part 2)

Credit
12 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodOral Health Care Centre of WA (OHCWA)Face to face
Non-standard teaching periodOral Health Care Centre of WA (OHCWA)Face to face
Content
This is the third 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. Areas covered are:
Advanced radiological interpretation: Differential Diagnosis of Paranasal Sinus Pathology
Advanced Radiological Interpretation: Differential Diagnosis of Salivary Gland Pathology
Advanced Radiological Interpretation: Implant Planning
Principles of Advanced Medical Imaging and Interventional Radiology
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) analyse and choose the most appropriate type of radiographic examination and take the necessary radiographs (cone beam computed tomography and ultrasonography included); (2) evaluate and report on the radiographs taken, including recommendations for the clinician if appropriate; (3) evaluate and refer patient to medical imaging when appropriate; (4) display professional behaviour in the educational and clinical settings,; (5) discuss challenges to professionalism and reflect on professional behaviours in the clinical setting; (6) display critical and insightful self-reflection of their own personal values, wellbeing, personal difficulties and professional performance; and (7) respond to professionalism challenges and insightful self reflection by implementing effective management strategies.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) written assessment; (2) ongoing Clinical Assessment
; (3) practical assessment; 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 professional behaviour assessment (failed component) component.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Associate Professor Johan Aps
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
DENT6911 Dento-Maxillofacial Radiology Clinical Practice III (Part 1)
Co-requisites:
Nil
Incompatibility:
Nil
Contact hours
clinical teaching hours: 5 x half day clinic sessions (3 hours) per week (on average)
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