CLINICAL DENTAL PRACTICE
Credit points: 75
In this subject you will build on the clinical skills attained previously in all areas of clinical practice pertaining to adult, adolescent and child patients. You will undertake two clinical placements in public dental facilities and one two week intensive teaching block on-campus. You will apply all therapeutic and preventive techniques learned previously in a guided clinical setting. You will further develop your treatment planning skills, and will provide patients with general restorative care, periodontal therapy and maintenance, paediatric dentistry, prosthodontics (fixed and removable) and permanent tooth removal. In addition you will commence straightforward endodontic cases and manage patients with special needs.
SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School
Subject Co-ordinatorDamian Ryan
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Available as ElectiveNo
PrerequisitesDEN3ICP AND DEN3TPC AND DEN3OPM
Co-requisitesDEN4FPR AND DEN4DTH
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourced
Entire subject or partial subjectEntire subject
Total hours/days requiredPreclinical Practical 63, Tutorials 6, Clinical Placements 840
Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic - regional
WBL addtional requirementsClinic Credentialling required by clinical placement agencies
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Bendigo, 2021, Week 05-50, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDamian Ryan
LectureWeek: 6 - 6
Five 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 6 to week 6 and delivered via blended.
Endo lectures for preclinical lab
Placement - Off SiteWeek: 5 - 50
One 120.00 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.
PracticalWeek: 5 - 6
Nine 7.00 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 6 and delivered via face-to-face.
Endo preclinical lab
TutorialWeek: 30 - 50
Two 3.50 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.
Pros case discussions off campus
TutorialWeek: 5 - 50
Six 1.00 hour tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 50 and delivered via blended.
Off campus face to face and online case based discussions.
One 15-min case presentation followed by 15-mins responding to questions (3,000-word equivalent)
|Other||Individual||No||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7|
Treatment Planning Exam, duration 60 minutes, including preparation/reading time (3000-word equivalent)
|Other written exam||Individual||No||20||SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO7|
Completion of eportfolio requirements (15000 words equivalent)
|Other||Individual||Yes||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8|
Preclinical endodontic test - 2 hours, including setting up / prep for practical test (2000 words)