ORAL PATHOLOGY AND MEDICINE

DEN3OPM

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will explore oral pathology and clinical oral medicine topics including: history and diagnosis; infection; oral mucosal disease; white, red and discoloured lesions; swellings; salivary gland disorders; oral ulceration; orofacial pain; oral pre-cancer and cancer; osseous lesions including odontogenic tumours and odontogenic cysts; oral manifestations of systemic disease; soft tissue neoplasms; vesiculobullous lesions; medications in dentistry; and biopsy and laboratory techniques.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorYaghma Masood

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in HZHSDD and have passed DEN2MDA

Co-requisites(DEN3PSC AND DEN3CPA) OR (DEN3TPC AND DEN3ICP)

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

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. Analyse and apply the basic concept of oral pathology and differentiate between normal and pathologic oral tissues.
02. Analyse and apply the epidemiology, aetiology, pathogenesis, investigation, and prognosis of oro-facial diseases and classify the severity of disease according to the current standards.
03. Determine the provisional clinical diagnosis through analysis and identify common differential diagnoses for orofacial lesions at radiological and histological level including the clinicopathological correlation aspects.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Week 05-50, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorYaghma Masood

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 5 - 50
Fourteen 1.00 h lecture per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 5 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 5 - 50
Twelve 2.00 h tutorial per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 5 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 5 - 50
Twelve 12.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 5 to week 50 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 5 - 50
One 2.00 h workshop per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 5 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1-hour written exam (1,000- words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO3
OSCE (objective structured clinical examination) 1 hour (1,000-words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
One written assignment (1,500-words) Online / Face-to-faceN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO3
Quiz (500-words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3