CLINICAL DENTAL PRACTICE
Credit points: 75
In this subject you will build on the clinical skills attained previously in all areas of clinical practice pertaining to adult, adolescent and child patients. You will undertake two clinical placements in public dental facilities and one two week intensive teaching block on-campus. You will apply all therapeutic and preventive techniques learned previously in a guided clinical setting. You will further develop your treatment planning skills, and will provide patients with general restorative care, periodontal therapy and maintenance, paediatric dentistry, prosthodontics (fixed and removable) and permanent tooth removal. In addition you will commence straightforward endodontic cases and manage patients with special needs.
SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School
Subject Co-ordinatorIan Terrill
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Available as ElectiveNo
PrerequisitesDEN3ICP AND DEN3TPC AND DEN3OPM
Co-requisitesDEN4FPR AND DEN4DTH
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourced
Entire subject or partial subjectEntire subject
Total hours/days requiredPreclinical Practical 63, Tutorials 6, Clinical Placements 840
Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic - regional
WBL addtional requirementsClinic Credentialling required by clinical placement agencies
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Bendigo, 2021, Week 05-50, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorIan Terrill
LectureWeek: 6 - 6
Five 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 6 to week 6 and delivered via blended.
Endo lectures for preclinical lab
Placement - Off SiteWeek: 5 - 50
One 120.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.
PracticalWeek: 5 - 6
Nine 7.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 6 and delivered via face-to-face.
Endo preclinical lab
TutorialWeek: 30 - 50
Two 3.50 h tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.
Pros case discussions off campus
TutorialWeek: 5 - 50
Six 1.00 h tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 50 and delivered via blended.
Off campus face to face and online case based discussions.
One 15-min case presentation followed by 15-mins responding to questions (3,000-word equivalent)Questions may be on all aspects of clinical practice appropriate to a year 4 student
|N/A||N/A||No||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7|
Treatment Planning Exam, duration 60 minutes, including preparation/reading time (3000-word equivalent)Students are provided with clinical information including photographs and radiographs (de-identified) and have 60mins to formulate an oral health care plan
|N/A||N/A||No||20||SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO7|
Completion of eportfolio requirements (15000 words equivalent)Hurdle Requirement:All specified year 4 clinical competencies should be successfully completed and recordedCompletion of a minimum of 90% of the clinical placement hoursMonthly reflective report, inclusive of SWOT analysis submitted via PebblePadConsistent reflective practice recorded each session whilst on clinical placement and tracked through PebblePad
|N/A||N/A||Yes||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8|
Preclinical endodontic test - 2 hours, including setting up / prep for practical test (2000 words)Hurdle requirement: minimum score 50% required