An understanding of Internal and General Medicine as it relates to the practice of clinical Oral Medicine is acquired by rotation through various medical specialty clinics including: Head and Neck Radiation Oncology, Haematology (with emphasis on the care of patients undergoing haematopoietic stem cell transplants), Dermatology, Immunology and Radiology/Nuclear Medicine. An emphasis is placed on understanding and application of principles of pharmacology. Candidates also attend the Medical Grand Rounds at Westmead Hospital
utorials, lectures, clinical practice
continuous sessional assessment 20%; oral viva 10% and written paper 15%, clinical viva 10%
Robins Basic Pathology, Kumar V, Abbas AK, Aster J, 9th Edition, 2012; Oral Pathology Clinical Pathologic Correlations, JA Regezi, JJ Sciubba, RCK Jordan, 6th Edition, 2011; Skully's Medical Problems in Dentistry, Scully C, 7th Edition, 2014; Little and Falace's Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient, Little JW, , CS Miller, 8th Edition, 2012; Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, Kasper DL, Fauci AS, Longo DL, Hauser SL, Jameson JL, Loscalzo J, 18th Edn, 2011
Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of General Dentistry, particularly in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation
DENT5221 and DENT5222 and DENT5223 and DENT6012Co-requisites
DENT5124 and DENT5125 and DENT6013Prohibitions
physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff.