MEDICINE FOR DENTISTRY

DEN2MED

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students learn how to take a comprehensive medical history and its implication for delivery of safe dental and oral health care. Students also learn the potential implications of selected therapeutic drugs used in the management of selected medical conditions and the risks associated with medical conditions and therapeutic drugs in relation to dental treatment.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorIan Terrill

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesDEN2MDA AND DEN1DSB

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

The Oral-Systemic Health Connection

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorGlick, M Editor

Year2014

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherQUINTESSENCE

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Source locationN/A

Essential human disease for dentists

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorSproat, C, Burke, G, McGurk, M

Year2006

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, EDINBURGH; NY.

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Dentist's Guide to Medical Conditions, Medications & Complications

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorGanda, K

Year2013

Edition/Volume2nd Ed

PublisherWILEY BLACKWELL

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

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Source locationN/A

Therapeutic guidelines. Oral and dental.

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorOral and Dental Expert Group

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherVERSION 2, ORAL AND DENTAL EXPERT GROUP, THERAPEUTIC GUIDELINES LTD, NORTH MELBOURNE.

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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. Interpret a medical history.
02. Describe the significance of systemic diseases on the delivery of oral health care.
03. Define and describe the use of selected therapeutic drugs on selected systemic diseases.
04. Identify conditions and manifestations of systemic diseases that may put patients at risk in a dental environment.
05. Analyse risks for dental treatment and oral health care arising from the effects of systemic disease and the implications for patient management.

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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-ordinatorIan Terrill

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 3.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

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

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1,000-word written assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO5
One 3-hour written examinationN/AN/AN/ANo70 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
One 500-word written assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2, SILO5