Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students learn how to take a comprehensive medical history and its implication for delivery of safe dental and oral health care. Students also learn the potential implications of selected therapeutic drugs used in the management of selected medical conditions and the risks associated with medical conditions and therapeutic drugs in relation to dental treatment.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorIan Terrill

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites DEN1DSB & DEN2MDA

Co-requisites DEN2CGD & DEN2IDP

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsTherapeutic guidelines. Oral and dental.PrescribedOral and Dental Expert GroupVERSION 2, ORAL AND DENTAL EXPERT GROUP, THERAPEUTIC GUIDELINES LTD, NORTH MELBOURNE.
ReadingsEssential human disease for dentistsRecommendedSproat, C, Burke, G, McGurk, M 2006CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, EDINBURGH; NY.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBen Keith

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Four 1.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementComments%
one 1,000-word written assignment20
one 3-hour written examinationhurdle requirement70
one 500-word written assignment10