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Unit of study_

Dento-alveolar Trauma A - DENT6218

Year - 2020

This course covers trauma diagnosis and management in the oral and related environment, to enable assessment of an injured patient presenting either acutely or in the out-patient clinic, formulation of a differential diagnosis and an investigation and management plan; to treat the patient appropriately up to and including operative intervention if appropriately, to communicate the above information at the required level to patients/carers/other team members.

Classes
oral surgery clinics, medically complex clinical cases, participation in multidisciplinary clinics, clinical sessions weekly

Assessment
Logbook, MCQ, OSCE, Viva voce, Written examination

Textbooks
Fonseca, RJ, RV Walker, NJ Betts, HD Barber, and MP Powers. Oral and Maxillofacial Trauma. Vol. 1, 2. 2 vols. Philadelphia, 2005. Sailer, HF, and GF Pajarola. Color Atlas of Dental Medicine: Oral Surgery for the General Dentist. Stuttgart: Thieme, 1999. Scully, C. Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine: The Basis of Diagnosis and Treatment. Second ed. Edinburgh: Chruchill Livingston, 2004. Talley, NJ, and S O'Connor. Clinical Examination. A Systemic Guide to Physical Diagnosis. Fifth ed. Sydney: Churchill Livingston, 2006.

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

Pre-requisites

(DENT5204 and DENT6212 and DENT6213 and DENT6010)

Co-requisites

(DENT5207 and DENT6214 and DENT6011)

Prohibitions

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

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Discipline of Oral Surgery, Medicine and Diagnostics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Westmead
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Stephen Cox
HECS Band: 3
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