ORAL PATHOLOGY AND MEDICINE

DEN3OPM

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject covers oral pathology and clinical oral medicine topis including: history and diagnosis; infection; oral mucosal disease; white, red and discoloured lesions; swellings; salivary gland disorders; oral ulceration; orofacial pain; oral pre-cancer and cancer; osseous lesions including odontogenic tumours and odontogenic cysts; oral manifestations of systemic disease; soft tissue neoplasms; vesicullobullous lesions; medications in dentistry; and biopsy and laboratory techniques.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAjith Polonowita

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites DEN2MDA

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Explain temporomandibular disorders.

Activities:
Online lectures and clinical cases for discussion in groups. Use of Oralmednet website in the clinics. These are web based lectures
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)
Writing (Writing)

02. Discuss the impact of systemic disease on oral health.

Activities:
Online lectures and clinical cases for discussion in groups. Use of Oralmednet website in the clinics. These are web based lectures
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Ethical/ Social Responsibility (Ethical/ Social Responsibility)
Writing (Writing)
Communication (Communication)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Speaking (Speaking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Teamwork (Teamwork)

03. Outline the principles and practices associated with the diagnosis and management of orofacial pain.

Activities:
Online lectures and clinical cases for discussion in groups. Use of Oralmednet website in the clinics. These are web based lectures
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)
Ethical/ Social Responsibility (Ethical/ Social Responsibility)
Communication (Communication)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (Writing)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)

04. Analyse the indications for types and techniques used in soft tissue biopsies.

Activities:
Online lectures and self-directed learning modules. These are web based lectures and self directed modules
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Communication (Communication)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Speaking (Speaking)

05. Compare and contrast benign and malignant lesions of the oral cavity with respect to their presentation, management and prognosis.

Activities:
Online lectures and clinical cases for discussion in groups. Use of Oralmednet website in the clinics. Self-directed learning modules. These are web based lectures and self directed modules
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Writing (Writing)
Speaking (Speaking)
Ethical/ Social Responsibility (Ethical/ Social Responsibility)
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Communication (Communication)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, All Year, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAjith Polonowita

Class requirements

Evidence Based Learning
Twenty four 1.0 hours evidence based learning per study period on any day including weekend during the day and delivered via online.
"24 EBL sessions throughout the year Web based"

Lecture
Fifteen 1.0 hours lecture per study period on any day including weekend and delivered via online.
"15 hours of online lectures"

WorkShop
Six 3.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays and delivered via face-to-face.
"6x 3 hour workshops throughout the year face to face"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
five 12-min tests (1,000-word equivalent)Computer based class tests25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one 1-hour end of year exam i (1,000-word equivalent)Must achieve at least 50% in this exam to pass the subject. Hurdle requirement25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one 1-hour mid-year exam (1,000-word equivalent)25 01, 02, 03
three workshop team presentations (1,500-word equivalent)Face to face25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05