ORAL MEDICINE, SPECIAL NEEDS DENTISTRY AND PHARMACOLOGY
Credit points: 15
In this subject, you will be introduced to the principles of dental management of patients with systemic disorders, as well as oral medicine and pharmacology. You will gain an understanding of treating patients with disorders including cardiovascular disease, respiratory, haematological, neurological, endocrine and neoplastic conditions, as well as people with intellectual, physical and sensory disability. You will be introduced to oral soft and hard tissue pathology and pharmacology, and to the field of gerodontics.
SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School
Subject Co-ordinatorMark Gussy
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Essentials of oral pathology and medicine
AuthorCawson, RA and Odell, EW
PublisherCHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, EDINBURGH
Dental management of the medically compromised patient.
AuthorLittle, JW, Fallace, DA, Miller, CS and Rhodus, NL.
PublisherELSEVIER MOSBY, ST LOUIS.
Oral pathology for the dental hygienist.
AuthorIbsen, OAC and Phelan, JA
PublisherSAUNDERS/ ELSEVIER, ST LOUIS.
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
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMark Gussy
LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 2 hour lecture per week
SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 1 hour seminar per week
One 1,500-word assignment
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One 2,000-word written examination
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