CLINICAL ORAL HEALTH PRACTICE

ORH2COH

2021

Credit points: 60

Subject outline

In this subject students develop oral health instruction skills and learn how to incorporate motivational interviewing into patient management. Students will develop new skills in non-surgical periodontal instrumentation and adhesive restorations in deciduous and permanent teeth. Students will also develop initial information gathering skills, clinical observation techniques and treatment planning skills and apply them in a clinical setting. Other skills include inquiring on and documenting pain history, differential diagnosis, pulp pathology and radiographic practical skills and assessment. Theories of minimal intervention and clinical prevention of dental diseases will be linked to clinical p procedures. Students are introduced to intra-oral local anaesthesia (theory and practice)and will learn to develop new clinical skills in the areas of metal crowns, deciduous exodontia and orthodontics.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorColleen McCarthy

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesHBS1HBA AND ORH1POH AND ORH1IOS AND HBS1HBB

Co-requisitesN/A

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

Readings

Fundamentals of Operative Dentistry: A Contemporary

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorSummit JB, Robins JW and Schwarz RS

Year2006

Edition/Volume3RD EDN

PublisherQUINTESSENCE

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Dental radiography principles and techniques

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorIanucci, JM and Howerton, LJ

Year2011

Edition/Volume4TH EDITION

PublisherSAUNDERS ELSEVIER

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Dental hygiene theory and practice

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDarby and Walsh

Year2014

Edition/Volume4TH EDN

PublisherELSEVIER

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorAngus Cameron

Year2013

Edition/Volume4th EDN

PublisherN/A

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days required577 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic - regional

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Use motivational interviewing strategies to promote oral health in patients.
02. Perform care and treatment in deciduous and permanent teeth in a supervised clinical setting, applying minimal intervention strategies
03. Interpret the findings of common dental radiographs.
04. Gathering relevant information using clinical observation techniques and in collaboration with other dental health care providers. Diagnosis and plan dental care (treatment).
05. Administer intra oral local anaesthesia.
06. Apply understanding of the relationship between general health, oral health and the medical history to ensure, correct dental procedures for medically compromised patients.
07. Apply broad skills in preventative, periodontal and restorative care, including advanced debridement techniques, pulp therapy and exodontia.
08. Use skills in oral health education and patient management.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Week 07-43, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorColleen McCarthy

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 10 - 43
Four 1.50 h laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 10 - 43
One 1.50 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 10 - 43
One 170.00 h placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 43
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 2 hour written exam - Semester 1 (2,500-words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5, SILO6
One OSCE - Semester 2 (2,000-words equivalent) A formative OSCE (objective structured clinical examination) is scheduled mid semester, with individual feedback opportunities.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5, SILO6
2x45min & 2x90min clinical practicum assessments - Semester 2 (total 10,000-word equivalent) Hurdle Requirement: each assessment needs to be passed (10% each). The completion and timely submission of the portfolio and the ongoing (pre)clinical tasks is a requirement to allow participation in the practical exams.N/AN/AN/AYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8
One 2-hour written examination (2,000-words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5, SILO6