orh2ppm oral path, pharma



Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will be introduced to the principles of dental management of patients with systemic disorders, as well as oral pathology and pharmacology. Students will gain an understanding of treating patients with disorders including cardiovascular disease, respiratory, haematological, neurological, endocrine, and neoplastic conditions, as well as, people with intellectual, physical and sensory disability. Students will be introduced to oral soft and hard tissue pathology and pharmacology and to the field of gerodontics.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMark Gussy

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HBS2PAT, ORH2CPC

Co-requisites ORH2CPD

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEssentials of oral pathology and medicinePrescribedCawson, RA and Odell, EW 19986TH ED, OU PRESS
ReadingsOral pathology for the dental hygienistPrescribedIbsen, OAC and Phelan, JA 19962ND EDN, SAUNDERS.
ReadingsDental management of the medically compromised patientRecommendedLittle, JW, Fallace DA, Miller, CS and Rhodus, NL 19975TH EDN, MOSBY.
ReadingsTextbook of general and oral medicineRecommendedWray, D, Lowe, GD, Dagg, SH, Felix, DH and Scully, CCHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE

Subject options

Select to view your study options…

Start date between: and    Key dates

Subject not currently offered - Subject options not available.