CLINICAL DENTAL PRACTICE

DEN5CDP

2021

Credit points: 90

Subject outline

In this subject you will undertake a full range of treatments for patients. Building upon your previous clinical experience, the level of complexity expected will be appropriate to final-year students. You will undertake two clinical placements in public dental facilities. You will also have the opportunity to observe specialist practitioners at work. You will refine your skills in clinical care and patient motivation to gain optimal health to levels required for beginner level independent practice. At the end of the year, you should be able to provide evidence that you are competent and safe in the provision of care over a broad range of areas to enable you to register as a dental practitioner.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points90

Subject Co-ordinatorDamian Ryan

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesDEN4DTH OR DEN4CDP OR DEN4FPR

Co-requisitesDEN5DPT

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-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectEntire subject

Total hours/days requiredDirected learning 18, Tutorials 15, Placements 540

Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic - regional

WBL addtional requirementsClinic Credentialling required by clinical placement agencies

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Formulate and record a comprehensive diagnosis, management and/or referral plan which meets the needs of patients
02. Develop strategies to restore teeth and the dentition to acceptable form, function and aesthetics
03. Manage pulp and peri-radicular disease and disorders
04. Support patients with prosthodontic needs, including the provision of fixed, patient removable and implant prostheses
05. Formulate and execute a strategy to manage conditions requiring minor surgical procedures of the hard and soft tissues, and apply and/or prescribe appropriate pharmaceutical agents to support treatment
06. Propose, discuss and agree treatment options that are sensitive to each patients individual needs, goals and values, compatible with contemporary methods of treatment, and congruent with an appropriate oral health care philosophy
07. Recognise and manage common oral mucosal diseases and disorders

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Week 03-48, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDamian Ryan

Class requirements

Block ModeWeek: 23 - 23
Ten 3.50 h block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 23 to week 23 and delivered via face-to-face.
Back-to Base week on-Campus

Case ObservationWeek: 3 - 48
Eight 3.50 h case observation per study period on weekdays during the day from week 3 to week 48 and delivered via face-to-face.
Special Needs Dentistry Master Classes off-Campus

Case ObservationWeek: 3 - 48
Eight 3.50 h case observation per study period on weekdays during the day from week 3 to week 48 and delivered via face-to-face.
Oral Medicine Master Classes off-Campus

Problem Based LearningWeek: 3 - 48
Twenty four 3.50 h problem based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 3 to week 48 and delivered via online.
General Clinical Case Discussions

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 3 - 48
One 152.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 3 to week 48 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinical placement

TutorialWeek: 3 - 48
Four 3.50 h tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 3 to week 48 and delivered via face-to-face.
Pros case discussions off-Campus

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Oral viva - 30 minutes (4,500-word equivalent) Hurdle: minimum score of 50% is requiredN/AN/AN/AYes30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7
Two Objective Structured Clinical Examination (9,000-words equivalent) Hurdle: minimum score of 50% is requiredN/AN/AN/AYes50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO5, SILO7
Clinical portfolio/logbook (3,000 word equivalent) Hurdle: completion of logbookN/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7
Clinical competencies (12,000-words equivalent) Hurdle: 'Competence' achieved in all clinical competenciesN/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7
Treatment planning assessment (2,500-words equivalent) Hurdle: minimum score of 50% is requiredN/AN/AN/AYes20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO6