ORAL PATHOLOGY AND MEDICINE

DEN3OPM

2020

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; vesicullobullous lesions; medications in dentistry; and biopsy and laboratory techniques.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorYaghma Masood

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in HZHSDD and have passed DEN2MDA

Co-requisites (DEN3TPC and DEN3ICP) or (DEN3CPA and DEN3PSC)

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse and apply the basic concept of oral pathology and differentiate between normal and pathologic oral tissues.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorial, workshop, online activity

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.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorial, workshop, online activity

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.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorial, workshop, online activity

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Week 05-50, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorYaghma Masood

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 05 - 50
Fourteen 1.0 hours lecture per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 05 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 05 - 50
Twelve 2.0 hours tutorial per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 05 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 05 - 50
One 2.0 hours workshop per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 05 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 05 - 50
Twelve 12.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 05 to week 50 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1-hour written exam (1,000- words equivalent)30 02, 03
OSCE (objective structured clinical examination) 1 hour (1,000-words equivalent)30 01, 02, 03
One written assignment (1,500-words)Online / Face-to-face30 02, 03
Quiz (500-words equivalent)10 01, 02, 03