INTRODUCTION TO DENTAL PRACTICE

DEN2IDP

2020

Credit points: 60

Subject outline

In this subject you will learn the clinical and theoretical knowledge to support your progression of preclinical skills. You will continue to develop your knowledge of infection control protocols, the comprehensive dental examination and formulation of basic oral health care plans. You will also develop your communication, leadership and health promotion skills. This subject is designed to help you to develop skills in a simulated environment prior to treating members of the public in the third year. You will learn how to complete basic restorations in adults and children, vital pulp therapies, basic radiographic techniques, periodontal instrumentation usage and local anaesthetic administration commonly used in clinical practice.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorElizabeth Sari

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesDEN1DSA AND DEN1DSB AND ORH1POH AND ORH1IOS

Co-requisitesDEN2CGD

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

Fundamentals of Periodontal Instrumentation

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorJ.S. Gehrig, R. Sroda, D. Saccuzzo 8th edition reprint

Year2019

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherLIPPINCOTT, WILLIAMS & WILLIAMS

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Dental radiography: principles and techniques

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorIannucci (Haring), J & Howerton, L

Year2005

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherELSEVIER.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Fundamentals of operative dentistry: a contemporary approach

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorSummitt, JB, Robbins, JW & Schwartz, RS

Year2006

Edition/Volume4TH EDN

PublisherQUINTESSENCE.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Handbook of pediatric dentistry

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorCameron, A & Widmer, R

Year2010

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherELSEVIER.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Dentistry

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorStephen J. Stefanac, DDS, MS, Samuel P. Nesbit, DDS, MS latest edition

Year2017

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherE-Book

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Introduction to dental materials

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorVan Noort R, Barbour M, R

Year2013

Edition/Volume4th Edn

PublisherMosby Elsevier

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Phillips' Science of Dental Materials

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorAnusavice, K.

Year2013

Edition/Volume12th Edn

PublisherELSEVIER

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectEntire subject

Total hours/days requiredPreclinical 170 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic-Regional

WBL addtional requirementsPolice Checks and Working with Children Checks are required as is the need to travel.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Describe and apply the theoretical knowledge that supports preclinical skills in conservative restorative dentistry, periodontics, radiography, impressions, dental examinations and local anaesthesia using a systematic and patient care focused approach in a preclinical environment
02. Explain the rationale and use of infection control policies and procedures and apply them in simulated preclinical environments
03. Describe a systematic approach to dental care planning, explaining the role of the patient in the process and how to obtain informed consent
04. Apply critical reflection skills and display a capacity for independent thought and application in a preclinical environment.
05. Demonstrate basic skills of performing and recording findings from a comprehensive oral examination and produce dental records in a preclinical environment
06. Demonstrate relevant preclinical competence in periodontics, radiography, conservative restorative practices, local anaesthetics and impression techniques.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, All Year, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElizabeth Sari

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 43
Twenty five 3.50 h laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 43
Six 1.50 h laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 43
Five 2.00 h laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 43
Nineteen 2.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 43
Fourteen 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 43
Five 2.50 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 10 - 43
One 1.00 h practical per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Seminar Week: 10 - 37
Three 0.50 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 37 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 1.50 h tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 10
One 0.50 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1-hour multiple choice examination (1000 word equivalent)Module 1 Multiple Choice examination

N/AN/AN/ANo5 SILO1, SILO2

One 1000 word written assignmentModule 3 Periodontics Written Assignment

N/AN/AN/ANo5 SILO5, SILO6

One written group PBL (750 words per student) and group oral presentation (250 words per student)Module 2 PBL Assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo5 SILO3, SILO5

One Clinical Reflective Workbook (1000 word equivalent)Module 4 Clinical Workbook

N/AN/AN/ANo5 SILO4, SILO6

One 3-hour written examination Semester 2 Examination Period (3000 word equivalent)Module 1 Assessment Task (a) Written Examination (End of Year)

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2

Two Preclinical Assessments (7,000 word equivalent) in Semester 1 and 2Module 1 Pre-clinical assessments in Operative Dentistry.Hurdle requirement applies to Semester 2 Preclinical Assessment: Students must achieve a minimum of 50% for the second preclinical assessment in order to pass the subject.

N/AN/AN/AYes35 SILO1, SILO2

Two 30-minute multiple choice examinations (1000 word equivalent)Module 2 Multiple Choice examinations x2

N/AN/AN/ANo5 SILO1, SILO2

Pre-clinical documented Self Assessments pertaining to work completed.Module 1 Preclinical Self Assessments

N/AN/AN/ANonull SILO4

One 60 minute Periodontics Preclinical Examination (3000 word equivalent)Module 3 Periodontal Instrumentation AssessmentHurdle Requirement: Students must achieve a minimum of 50% for the preclinical examination in order to pass the subject.

N/AN/AN/AYes15 SILO1, SILO2

90% attendance and satisfactory participation in preclinical and clinical sessions is mandatoryAll Modules 1-4 require 90% attendance and satisfactory participation.

N/AN/AN/ANonull SILO4

One 2 hour written examination Semester 1 Examination period (2000 word equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2