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Specialist Practice in Special Needs - DENT5244

Year - 2020

This unit of study provides the students with an opportunity to amalgamate the clinical and theoretical knowledge accumulated over the period of post-graduate study and review their roles and responsibilities as a registered Specialist in Special Needs Dentistry. The unit explores the integrated specialist scope of practice, models of patient care and the role of advocacy that a Specialist in Special Needs Dentistry plays in the profession and the community

self directed learning; rostered clinical practice.

1 x ca (30%); 1 x continous didactic participation (10%); 1 x written assignment (60%)

Special Care In Dentistry. Handbook Of Oral Health. 1st Edition. C Skully, PD Dies, N Kumar. Churhill Livingston. 2006; Special Care Dentistry For The Differently Abled. 1st Edition. R Amit, MC Mohan, N Ruchi. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing. 2013; 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

Assumed knowledge
Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of General Dentistry, particularly in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation


DENT5236 and DENT5237 and DENT5238


physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff.


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2 Early

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Discipline of Oral Surgery, Medicine and Diagnostics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Avanti Karve
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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