INTEGRATED ORAL HEALTH

ORH3IOH

2014

Credit points: 75

Subject outline

In this subject you will refine and finalize your skills and knowledge necessary for competent practice as oral health therapists in a number of settings. The skills developed over the preceding two years will be integrated and refined in preparation for future graduate practice. You will be introduced to simple restorative care in adults over 25 years of age. Oral heath therapy services will be provided to children, adolescents and adults in various clinical settings, including residential care, aged care, orthodontics and special needs. You will also work in non-clinical settings to providing oral health care, health education and developing health promotion project in rural settings. Culturally sensitive oral health care will be introduced and practiced. You will be involved in clinical and non-clinical peer assessment procedures.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points75

Subject Co-ordinatorRonald Knevel

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ORH2COH

Co-requisites ORH3ADT

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsDental hygiene theory and practicePrescribedDarby and Walsh 20103RD EDN, ELSEVIER
ReadingsDental radiography principals and techniques,PrescribedIanucci, JM and Howerton, LJ 20114TH EDN, SAUNDERS ELSEVIER
ReadingsFundamentals of Operative Dentistry: A ContemporaryPrescribedSummit JBRobins JW and Schwarz RS 20063RD EDN REVISED QUINTESSENCE
ReadingsFundamentals of Periodontal Instrumentation and Advanced Root InstrumentationPrescribedNield-Gehrig 20127TH EDITION, LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Week 47-22, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size30

Enrolment information Availability of clinics Quota is managed internally, at the Department level, by the Course Coordinator

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRonald Knevel

Class requirements

WorkShop
Ten 3.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop
One 12.0 days workshop per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"In the first 12 days of the subject (commencing summer semester) there will be a mix of lectures, tutes, workshops, seminars and skills labs."

Practical
One 70.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"A total of 70 hours of an elective placement."

Practical
One 50.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"A total of 50 hours of public health clinic in a regional/rural setting."

Practical
One 42.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"A total of 42 hours of residential care/special needs clinic."

Practical
One 35.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"A total of 35 hours clinic at a regional community clinic."

Practical
One 24.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"A total of 24 hours of residential care/special needs clinic."

Practical
One 24.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"A total of 24 hours of public health clinic in a regional/rural setting."

Practical
One 16.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"A total of 16 hours of orthodontics."

Practical
One 250.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical
One 100.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 3,000-word assignment.Students are required to achieve 50% or greater.40
One video assignment (equiv to 3,000 words).Students are required to achieve 50% or greater.20
Ongoing clinical assessment and clinical portfolio (equiv to 5,000 words).Practical hurdle. Meet all specified competencies.0
Oral health promotion in community project outcomes and results (equiv to 5,000 words).Students are required to achieve 50% or above.20
Timely completion of all assignments.20