DENTAL THEORY

DEN4DTH

2014

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

This subject is split into two components. 1. A series of one day or half-day seminars will increase the students' knowledge base in each specialty area within dentistry - periodontics, endodontics, oral medicine, oral surgery, removal prosthodontics, paedodontics, orthodontics, extraoral radiography, special needs. 2. One 'Back to Base Week Conference' will be held in the first half of the year at the Bundoora campus to focus on an interdisciplinary approach to treatment planning and patient management. In addition, specifc clinical topics within each discipline will be discussed. Each discipline within dentistry will be represented by a mixture of speakers from both teaching staff and invited guest speakers.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points30

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 DEN4CDP

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 12.0 days seminar per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"'Back to Base Week' conference totalling 26 hours"

Seminar
One 14.0 days seminar per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"A series of half-day and day seminars will be held throughout the year at each of the clinical placement sites (totalling 42 hours for the year)"

Tutorial
Four 2.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"There will be four 2-hour orthodontic tutorials at clinical placements (8hours)"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 3-hour written paper (3,000-word equivalent)hurdle requirement40
one 30-min OSCE (3,000-word equivalent)hurdle requirement40
research and presentation to class of selected topics in orthodontics (1,000-word equivalent)10
research and presentation to class(1,000-word equivalent)10