PRECLINICAL ORAL HEALTH PRACTICE

ORH1POH

2021

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject you will explore the foundation skills and knowledge necessary for dental and oral health practitioners. You will work in the preclinical laboratory to develop skills and knowledge in the areas of preventive, periodontal and restorative procedures.

Didactics will introduce you to scope of practice, working safely and minimally invasive dentistry. By the end of the subject, you will be expected to have achieved competency in foundational preclinical skills.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorAlanna Glenn

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in HZHSDD or HHDSB Dentistry or HBOHSB Oral Health

Co-requisitesORH1IOS OR (DEN1SKA AND DEN1SKB)

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

Learning resources

Color Atlas of Dental Hygiene-Periodontology

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorWolf, Hassell & Aarnodt

Year2004

Edition/Volume3rd

PublisherTHIEME MEDICAL

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Fundamentals of Operative Dentistry: A Contemporary Approach

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorSummitt, J.B

Year2006

Edition/Volume3rd edition Revised

PublisherQUINTESSENCE

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Dental Radiography Principles and Techniques

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorIannucci & Howerton

Year2011

Edition/Volume4th edition

PublisherSAUDERS

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Microbiology and Infection Control for Health Professionals

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorLee & Bishop

Year2012

Edition/Volume5TH edition

PublisherPEARSON

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Dental hygiene theory and practice

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorDarby and Walsh

YearN/A

Edition/Volume4th Edition

PublisherELSEVIER

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Fundamentals of Periodontal Instrumentation and Advanced Root Instrumentation

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorNield-Gehrig

Year2012

Edition/Volume7th edition

PublisherLIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Dental Caries: The Disease & Its Clinical Management

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorFejerskov & Kidd

Year2003

Edition/Volume2nd edition

PublisherBLACKWELL

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorCameron & Widmer

Year2013

Edition/Volume4th Edition

PublisherMOSBY

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Discuss the scope of practice for oral health practitioners in Australia and reflect on the Australian Dental Council graduate capabilities of the newly qualified dentist or oral health therapist.
02. Explain and apply appropriate infection control procedures.
03. Explain and demonstrate self-care methods for the prevention of oral diseases.
04. Explain the importance of social, dental and medical history taking.
05. Perform basic dental procedures in a simulated setting and identify the most suitable materials and equipment to complete these procedures.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, All Year, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlanna Glenn

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 10 - 43
Ninety six 1.50 hour laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Four 90 minute practical sessions over one day per week during study period

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 10 - 43
One 1.50 hour lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 43
One 1.00 hour unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via online.
Online lesson to be completed prior to lecture date

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

General competence: ongoing assessment (1000 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Self-appraisal and reflection: ongoing assessment (1000 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualYes10 SILO1

One OSCE (objective structured clinical examination) - Semester 2 (2,000-words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

One 2 hour written examination: written multiple choice and short answer assessment - Semester 2 (2,000-words equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Preclinical skill assessments: specified preclinical practical competencies (3000 words equivalent, hurdle requirement)

N/AOtherIndividualYes40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5