Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject covers oral pathology and clinical oral medicine topis 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.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAjith Polonowita

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites DEN2MDA


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, All Year, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAjith Polonowita

Class requirements

Evidence Based Learning
Twenty four 1.0 hours evidence based learning per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"24 EBL sessions throughout the year"

Fifteen 1.0 hours lecture per study period on any day including weekend and delivered via online.
"15 hours of online lectures"


Assessment elementComments%
five 12-min tests (1,000-word equivalent)25
one 1-hour end of year exam i (1,000-word equivalent)hurdle requirement: students must achieve at least 50% in this exam to pass the subject25
one 1-hour mid-year exam (1,000-word equivalent)25
three workshop team presentations (1,500-word equivalent)25