DENTAL PRACTICE THEORY

DEN5DPT

2014

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

This subject is split into three components designed to provide final-year students with further information on all disciplines within dentistry. A series of one-day seminars will involve each of the specialist disciplines building on complexity from the previous years. One Back to Base session will be held in the first half of the year to again focus attention on the multidisciplinary aspects of treatment planning along, with a comprehensive approach to patient care. The third component will involve an additional Back to Base week to provide further discussions on: law and ethics in dentistry, aspects of practice management, and careers in dentistry.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorDavid Goode

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites DEN4SDB & DEN4DPT

Co-requisites DEN5CDP

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Week 04-48, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Goode

Class requirements

Laboratory Class
Two 3.0 hours laboratory class other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"While in Bendigo the students will undertake two 3-hour laboratory sessions"

Lecture
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students will be rostered off clinic for a two week period to assist in the completion of a research project"

Seminar
One 8.0 days seminar per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"A series of one-day seminars will be held throughout the year at each of the clinical placement sites, totalling 56 hours for the year"

Seminar
One 10.0 days seminar per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Two week conference style 'Back to Base' sessions on Bundoora campus, totalling 56 hours"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
3,000-word research project/literature review20
Objective Structured Clinical ExaminationHurdle: minimum score of 50% is required40
one 3-hour written examinationHurdle: mininum score of 50% is required40