orh1cpa clinical practice a



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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students are introduced to the skills and knowledge necessary for dental and oral health practitioners. Students will also be introduced to the preclinical laboratory and begin to develop skills and knowledge in the areas of restorative and periodontal procedures. By the end of the subject, students will be expected to have achieved competency in areas including dental materials, infection control, preclinical dental procedures and patient management techniques.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorColleen McCarthy

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

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Co-requisites ORH1OHA

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsDental Radiography: Principples and Techniques Volume 1PrescribedIanucci and HowertonELSEVIER
ReadingsDental hygiene theory and practicePrescribedDarby, ML & Walsh, MM 20033RD EDN, W.B. SAUNDERS CO.
ReadingsFundamentals of operative dentistry: a contemporary approachPrescribedSummitt, JB, Robbins, JW and Schwartz, RS 20063RD EDN, QUINTESSENCE PUBLISHING.
ReadingsHandbook of pediatric dentistryPrescribedCameron, AC and Widmer, RP (eds) 20033RD EDN, MOSBY.
ReadingsThe Colour Altas of Dental Hygiene - PeriodontologyPrescribedWolf and HasselBAKER AND TAYLOR

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