ORAL MEDICINE, SPECIAL NEEDS DENTISTRY AND PHARMACOLOGY
Credit points: 15
In this subject, you will be introduced to the principles of dental management of patients with systemic disorders, as well as oral medicine and pharmacology. You will gain an understanding of treating patients with disorders including cardiovascular disease, respiratory, haematological, neurological, endocrine and neoplastic conditions, as well as people with intellectual, physical and sensory disability. You 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 StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Essentials of oral pathology and medicine||Prescribed||Cawson, RA and Odell, EW||8TH EDN, CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, EDINBURGH 2008|
|Readings||Oral pathology for the dental hygienist.||Prescribed||Ibsen, OAC and Phelan, JA||5TH EDN, SAUNDERS/ ELSEVIER, ST LOUIS. 2008|
|Readings||Dental management of the medically compromised patient.||Recommended||Little, JW, Fallace, DA, Miller, CS and Rhodus, NL.||ELSEVIER MOSBY, ST LOUIS. 2008|
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Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMark Gussy
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 2 hour lecture per week"
One 1.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 1 hour seminar per week"
|One 1,500-word assignment||45|
|One 2,000-word written examination||55|