This unit provides students with the necessary skills to expand their treatment planning skills for patients in a general dental practice situation, using non-invasive primary and secondary preventive strategies and to undertake the management of patients presenting in pain. Students will build on their initial clinical experience by expanding the complexity of cavities and range of materials used in their treatment of patients. The foundations of Endodontics will be deepened and broadened to include advanced concepts. The program of Dental Trauma will teach students the guidelines and skills needed for the general management of acute traumatic dental injuries. The area of trauma represents a significant crossover between the disciplines of Endodontics, Paediatric Dentistry and Oral Surgery. Complementary to the clinical work, the Professional practice program covers those domains of dentistry practice that foster the development of oral health professionals who are competent, caring and committed to the healing of their patients. This discipline will explore the topics of social justice, clinical ethics and professional integrity as well as examining behavioural science learning topics including effective communication and management skills.
Information available on Learning Management System, including lectures, tutorials and practicals.
1 x clinical on-line barrier theory assessment, 1 x integrated written exam, 1 x endodontic practical required competency assessment exam, continuous sessional assessment of clinical sessions and clinical work and mentor reports.
SDDM5211 and SDDM5212 and SDDM5213 and SDDM5214 and SDDM5221 and SDDM5222 and SDDM5223 and SDDM5224 and SDMD5211 and SDMD5212 and SDMD5213 and SDMD5214 and SDMD5215 and SDMD5216 and SDMD5217 and SDMD5221 and SDMD5222 and SDMD5223 and SDMD5224 and SDMD5225 and SDMD5226 and SDMD5227Co-requisites
SDDM5314 and SDDM5316 and SDDM5317