CLINICAL DENTAL PRACTICE

DEN4CDP

2014

Credit points: 75

Subject outline

In this subject students will have the opportunity to build on the clinical skills attained during the third year in all areas of clinical practice pertaining to adult and child patients. Students will further develop their treatment planning skills while on clinical placement, and will provide patients with general restorative care, periodontal therapy and maintenance, children's dentistry, removable prosthodontics (complete and partial dentures), fixed prosthodontics (indirect restorations) and adult exodontia. In addition, students will commence simple endodontic cases which will be further developed with more complex cases in the fifth year. Clinical experience will be obtained at public clinics in Bendigo, Mildura, Wodonga and Melton.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points75

Subject Co-ordinatorJacki Goode

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites DEN3ICP & DEN3TPC

Co-requisites DEN4DTH

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Week 04-50, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJacki Goode

Class requirements

Seminar
One 3.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Transition clinic theory (3 hours)"

Seminar
One 9.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Transition clinic practical (9 hours)"

Seminar
Two 2.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Perio (4 hours)"

Seminar
One 1.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Fixed pros treatment planning (1 hour)"

Seminar
Two 2.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Endo treatment planning (4 hours)"

Seminar
Three 3.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Endo practical sessions (9 hours)"

Placement - Off Site
One 120.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"900-1,000 hours clinical practice as both an operator and an assistant."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
clinical competencies (equivalent to 14,000 words)hurdle requirement0
clinical logbook (2,000-word equivalent)hurdle requirement - 95% clinical attendance is required0
one 15-min case presentation plus 15 mins responding to questions (3,000-word equivalent)hurdle requirement: students must obtain a minimum result of 50%50
one 30-min individual treatment planning exam (3,000-word equivalent)hurdle requirement: students must obtain a minimum result of 50%50