ORAL MEDICINE, PHARMACOLOGY AND SPECIAL CARE DENTISTRY
Credit points: 15
In this subject, students will be introduced to the principles of dental management of patients with systemic disorders, as well as oral medicine and pharmacology. Students will gain an understanding of treating patients with disorders including cardiovascular disease, respiratory, haematological, neurological, endocrine and neoplatic conditions, as well as people with intellectual, physical and sensory disability. Students will be introduced to oral soft and hard tissue pathology and pharmacology, and to the field of gerodontics.
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorMark Gussy
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Prerequisites DEN2MDA, ORH2CPC
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Essentials of oral pathology and medicine||Prescribed||Cawson, RA and Odell, EW 2008||8TH EDN, CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, EDINBURGH.|
|Readings||Oral pathology for the dental hygienist||Prescribed||Ibsen, OAC and Phelan, JA 2008||5TH EDN, SAUNDERS/ELSEVIER, ST LOUIS.|
|Readings||Dental management of the medically compromised patient||Recommended||Little, JW, Fallace, DA, Miller, CS and Rhodus, NL 2008||ELSEVIER MOSBY, ST LOUIS.|
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Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMark Gussy
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
Two 1.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
|one 1,500-word assignment||20|
|one 2-hour written examination||55|
|two class tests - equivalent to 2,000 words||25|