MEDICINE FOR DENTISTRY
Credit points: 15
In this subject students learn how to take a comprehensive medical history and its implication for delivery of safe dental and oral health care. Students also learn the potential implications of selected therapeutic drugs used in the management of selected medical conditions and the risks associated with medical conditions and therapeutic drugs in relation to dental treatment.
SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School
Subject Co-ordinatorIan Terrill
Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Prerequisites DEN1DSB & DEN2MDA
Co-requisites DEN2CGD & DEN2IDP
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Therapeutic guidelines. Oral and dental.||Prescribed||Oral and Dental Expert Group||VERSION 2, ORAL AND DENTAL EXPERT GROUP, THERAPEUTIC GUIDELINES LTD, NORTH MELBOURNE.|
|Readings||Essential human disease for dentists||Recommended||Sproat, C, Burke, G, McGurk, M 2006||CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, EDINBURGH; NY.|
|Readings||Dentist's Guide to Medical Conditions, Medications & Complications. 2nd Ed.||Recommended||Ganda, K 2013||WILEY BLACKWELL|
|Readings||The Oral-Systemic Health Connection||Recommended||Glick, M Editor 2014||QUINTESSENCE|
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
01. Interpret a medical history.
- Tutorial and student interactive activity with taking and interpreting medical histories.
02. Describe the significance of systemic diseases on the delivery of oral health care.
- Lecture program, supplemented with tutorial sessions on selected aspects of systemic disease
03. Define and describe the use of selected therapeutic drugs on selected systemic diseases.
- Lecture program, supplemented by tutorial sessions on medication prescription and therapeutic dynamics
04. Identify conditions and manifestations of systemic diseases that may put patients at risk in a dental environment.
- Lecture program, supported by tutorial sessions conducted by specialist practitioners identifying risk conditionsand describing the implications of systemic diseases
05. Analyse risks for dental treatment and oral health care arising from the effects of systemic disease and the implications for patient management.
- Lecture program, expounded by tutorial sessions evaluating clinical implications of management options in the presence of diagnosed systemic illness
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Bendigo, 2015, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorIan Terrill
One 3.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Four 1.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
|one 1,000-word written assignment||20||02, 05|
|one 3-hour written examination||Hurdle requirement - 50% pass mark in written examination||70||01, 02, 03, 04, 05|
|one 500-word written assignment||10||02, 05|