ADULT DENTAL THERAPY

ORH3ADT

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will learn to apply their restorative skills to provide direct simple restorations in the adult patient (over the age of 25 years). Development of clinical judgment skills in identifying teeth which may be safely treated by an oral health therapist with simple direct restorations and developing a greater understanding of the complexity of adult restorative care, will be the focus of this subject. This subject will highlight issues of scope of practice and the legislation under which oral health therapists practice.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBen Keith

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Week 49-22, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBen Keith

Class requirements

Laboratory Class
Four 3.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students will attend a 3-hour lab class on each of the following days in 2014 - 7 March, 14 March, 4 April, 11 April."

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The first lecture will be held in week 49 in 2013. Lectures will recommence in 2014 from week 10."

Lecture Week: 49 - 49
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 49 to week 49 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The first lecture will be held in week 49 in 2013. Lectures will recommence in 2014 from week 10."

Placement - Off Site Week: 49 - 22
One 60.0 hours placement - off site per study period from week 49 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"Students will undertake a total of 60 hours of clinical placement."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Clinical competencies.Hurdle requirement: competencies must be achieved to gain a pass in the subject.0
One 1,000-word clinical case study.20
One 1-hour written final examination.Hurdle requirement: a grade of 50% or higher is required in this component for an overall pass in the subject.40
One 30-minute oral examination.Hurdle requirement: a grade of 50% or higher is required in this component for an overall pass in the subject.40