ORAL PATHOLOGY AND MEDICINE

DEN3OPM

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject covers oral pathology and clinical oral medicine topics including: history and diagnosis; infection; oral mucosal disease; white, red and discoloured lesions; swellings; salivary gland disorders; oral ulceration; orofacial pain; oral pre-cancer and cancer; osseous lesions including odontogenic tumours and odontogenic cysts; oral manifestations of systemic disease; soft tissue neoplasms; vesicullobullous lesions; medications in dentistry; and biopsy and laboratory techniques.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorYaghma Masood

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in HZHSDD and have passed DEN2MDA

Co-requisites DEN3TPC and DEN3ICP

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Explain temporomandibular disorders (TMD). Know the current classification and risk factors involved with TMD. Understand current management approaches.

Activities:
Online lectures and clinical cases for discussion in groups. Use of Oralmednet website in the clinics. These are web based lectures

02. Discuss the impact of systemic disease on oral health. Know the oral manifestations of systemic conditions and medication related lesions. Understand the process of differential diagnoses related to these.

Activities:
Online lectures and clinical cases for discussion in groups. Use of Oralmednet website in the clinics. These are web based lectures

03. Outline the principles and practices associated with the diagnosis and management of Orofacial pain. Understand the causes of chronic pain in the maxillofacial region and know the differential diagnosis and management.

Activities:
Online lectures and clinical cases for discussion in groups. Use of Oralmednet website in the clinics. These are web based lectures

04. Analyse the indications for types and techniques used in soft tissue biopsies. Understand the clinical process of examination and diagnosis.

Activities:
Online lectures and self-directed learning modules. These are web based lectures and self directed modules

05. Compare and contrast benign and malignant lesions of the oral cavity with respect to their presentation, management and prognosis. Know the various classifications of lesions in the maxillofacial region including Odontogenic, Epithelial and salivary gland.

Activities:
Online lectures and clinical cases for discussion in groups. Use of Oralmednet website in the clinics. Self-directed learning modules. These are web based lectures and self directed modules

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, All Year, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorYaghma Masood

Class requirements

Evidence Based Learning Week: 10 - 43
Twenty four 1.0 hours evidence based learning per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"24 EBL sessions throughout the year web-based"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 43
Fifteen 1.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"15 hours of online lectures"

WorkShop Week: 10 - 43
Six 2.0 hours workshop per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Six 2-hour online workshops throughout the year."

WorkShop Week: 10 - 43
Two 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Two 2-hour face-to-face workshops throughout the year."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Nine 10-minute tests (1,500-word equivalent)Computer based class tests20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 1-hour written exam (1,000-word equivalent)Hurdle Requirement: Students must achieve a minimum of 50% for this task in order to pass the subject.50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One group presentation (5 minutes per students, 500-word equivalent)Online / Face-to-face10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 10-minute individual presentation (500-word equivalent)10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 15-minute individual presentation (750-word equivalent)10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05