ORAL MEDICINE, SPECIAL NEEDS DENTISTRY AND PHARMACOLOGY

ORH2OSN

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

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

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMark Gussy

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites DEN2MDA

Co-requisites ORH2COH

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEssentials of oral pathology and medicinePrescribedCawson, RA and Odell, EW8TH EDN, CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, EDINBURGH 2008
ReadingsOral pathology for the dental hygienist.PrescribedIbsen, OAC and Phelan, JA5TH EDN, SAUNDERS/ ELSEVIER, ST LOUIS. 2008
ReadingsDental management of the medically compromised patient.RecommendedLittle, JW, Fallace, DA, Miller, CS and Rhodus, NL.ELSEVIER MOSBY, ST LOUIS. 2008

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMark Gussy

Class requirements

Lecture
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 2 hour lecture per week"

Seminar
One 1.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 1 hour seminar per week"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,500-word assignment45
One 2,000-word written examination55