SCIENTIFIC AND CLINICAL KNOWLEDGE B

DEN1SKB

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will explore microbiology (bacteriology, mycology and virology) and immunology, gaining foundation knowledge for future study in both general and oral health. You will examine dental caries and periodontal disease are examined in terms of their aetiology, pathogenesis and classification.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJeremy Graham

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 Admission into HHDSB or Admission into HBOHSB and DEN1SKA

Co-requisitesN/A

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

Microbiology and Infection Control for Health Professionals

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorLee and Bishop

Year2012

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherPearson

ISBNN/A

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Chapter/issueN/A

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Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Oral Microbiology

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMarsh and Martin

Year2009

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherChurchill Livingstone

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Human Anatomy and Physiology

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMarieb and Hoehn

Year2013

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherPearson

ISBNN/A

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Chapter/issueN/A

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Source locationN/A

Essential Microbiology for Dentistry

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorSamaranayake and Lakshaman

Year2011

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherChurchill Livingstone

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

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Source locationN/A

Dental caries and its clinical management

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorFejerskov and Kidd

Year2008

Edition/Volume2nd ed

PublisherBlackwell Munksgaard

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

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. Explain the basis for the different types of immune response
02. Apply concepts of immunology and microbiology to general health and oral disease
03. Analyse the aetiology of dental caries and determine factors which influence its distribution, onset, progress and detection
04. Describe the classification, aetiology and pathogenesis of periodontal disease
05. Communicate concepts of immunology, dental caries and periodontal disease using multimedia presentations

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJeremy Graham

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 43
Five 2.00 h laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Thirteen 2.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 41 - 43
Two 4.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 41 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Group presentations"

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
Six 1.00 h tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Four 2.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
3 x 20 min Online quizzes-(1000 words equivalent) Three online multiple-choice quizzes to assess content delivered in class and online for previous three weeks. Feedback provided in a way that enables students to understand gaps in their knowledge prior to skills assessment and written examination. Opportunity for discussion of feedback will be provided.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
20-minute multimedia presentation (1000 words equivalent) Students will use an inquiry research approach to develop a multimedia presentation to explain one of the core concepts taught within the subject. Students nominate target audience (Peers/consumers/customers/patients/academics) and are assessed on their capacity to explain complex ideas appropriately.N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO5
2 hour written examination 2000 words equivalent) This short answer exam will assess all content for the year. Students will be expected to draw together their understanding of the topic to answer high level questions.N/AN/AN/ANo45 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4