DENTAL SCIENCE A

DEN1DSA

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces you to biomedical sciences fundamental in the study of dentistry. You will study homeostasis from biochemistry and physiological perspectives which will provide the basis for later study in Year 2 related to altered homeostasis and pathology (disease). This subject will also introduce you to the core values and perspectives integral to both the art and science of dentistry which set a foundation to the development of your professional identity.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGeorge Alexander

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in HHDSB

Co-requisitesDEN1SKA

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Ten Cate's Oral Histology: Development and Structure.

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorNanci

Year2018

Edition/Volume9th Ed

PublisherMosby

ISBNN/A

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Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Human anatomy and Physiology

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMarieb and Hoehn

YearN/A

Edition/Volume10th Ed

PublisherPearson

ISBNN/A

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Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Describe basic chemical concepts and reactions relevant to dentistry.
02. Explain the structure and function of cells, selected tissues and their functions relevant to the practice of dentistry.
03. Apply concepts of physiology to discuss common human biofunctions
04. Explain the principles of effective, responsible communication and leadership in both clinical and non-clinical settings.
05. Describe the characteristics of a professional oral health practitioner with reference to behaviour, ethical principles, cultural humility and social inclusivity.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJeremy Graham

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Four 15-minute online quizzes (equivalent to 1000 words) Online multiple-choice quizzes to assess the content delivered in class and online for the previous three weeksN/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
One 1,000-word individual essay This assessment is based on a scenario, which will require further research by the studentsN/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO4
One 2-hour written examination (equivalent to 2,000 words) This short answer exam will assess all of the content for the semester and will ask students to draw together their understanding of the topics covered.N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Bendigo, 2021, LTU Term 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJeremy Graham

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 2 - 7
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 2 - 7
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Four 15-minute online quizzes (equivalent to 1000 words) Online multiple-choice quizzes to assess the content delivered in class and online for the previous three weeksN/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
One 1,000-word individual essay This assessment is based on a scenario, which will require further research by the studentsN/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO4
One 2-hour written examination (equivalent to 2,000 words) This short answer exam will assess all of the content for the semester and will ask students to draw together their understanding of the topics covered.N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5