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Clinical Dentistry (Special Needs Dentistry)

This page was first published on 21 November 2022 and was last amended on 19 December 2022.
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Unit of study table

Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Special Needs Dentistry)

(a) In order to fulfil the requirements for specialist registration in Special Needs Dentistry, students complete 144 credit points in the sequence indicated by Years 1-3 below a specialist in this field, all units of study must be taken in the following sequence. All units of study are compulsory unless otherwise noted.
(b) Enrolment is full-time
(c) All units of study are compulsory unless otherwise noted.

Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Hospital Dentistry)

(a) Students must complet 48 credit points in the sequence indicated by Year 1 below
(b) Enrolment is full-time
(c) All units of study are compulsory unless otherwise noted.

Graduate Certificate in Clinical Dentistry (Hospital Dentistry)

(a) Students must complete 24 credit points in the sequence indicated below
(b) Enrolment is full-time
(c) All units of study are compulsory unless otherwise noted.
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition

Graduate Certificate in Clinical Dentistry (Hospital Dentistry)

DENT5200
Applied Oral Biology
6 C DENT6000 and DENT5201 and DENT5202
DENT5241
Medicine and Dentistry 1A

6  
DENT6000
Research Methods in Dentistry
6  
FMHU5005
Critical Issues in Developmental Disability
6 A Basic understanding of human physiology, genetics and anatomy

Doctor of Clinical Dentistry and Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Hospital Dentistry)

Year 1
DENT5200
Applied Oral Biology
6 C DENT6000 and DENT5201 and DENT5202
DENT5241
Medicine and Dentistry 1A

6  
DENT6000
Research Methods in Dentistry
6  
DENT5243
Prevention in Special Needs Dentistry

6 A Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of General Dentistry, particularly in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation
P DENT5200 and GSDD5001 and DENT5241
N physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff.
DENT5242
Medicine and Dentistry 2A

6 A Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of General Dentistry, particularly in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation
P DENT5241
N physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff.
DENT6010
Dental Research Studies 1
6 A Knowledge in all aspects of general dentistry
P
DENT6000 
FMHU5005
Critical Issues in Developmental Disability
6 A Basic understanding of human physiology, genetics and anatomy
FMHU5006
Disability Theory
6 A FMHU5005 Critical Issues in Developmental Disability
P DENT5200 and DENT5241

Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Special Needs Dentistry)

Year 2
DENT5230
Behaviour and Dental Management 3

6  
DENT5231
Growth, Development and Aging 1

6 A Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of General Dentistry, particularly in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation
C DENT5230
N physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff.
DENT5232
Restorative Dentistry 1

6  
DENT6011
Dental Research Studies 2
6 A Knowledge in all aspects of general dentistry
P (DENT6000 and DENT6010) or PUBH5010
DENT5233
Behaviour and Dental Management 2

6 A Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of General Dentistry, particularly in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation
P DENT5230
N physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff.
DENT5234
Growth, Development and Aging 2

6 A Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of General Dentistry, particularly in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation
P DENT5231
N physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff.
DENT5235
Restorative Dentistry 2

6 A Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of General Dentistry, particularly in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation
P DENT5232
N physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff.
DENT6012
Dental Research Studies 3
6 A Knowledge in all aspects of general dentistry
P DENT6011
Year 3
DENT5236
Behaviour and Dental Management 3

6 A Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of General Dentistry, particularly in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation
P DENT5230 and DENT5233
N physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff.
DENT5237
Growth, Development and Aging 3

6 A Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of General Dentistry, particularly in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation
P DENT5234
N physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff.
DENT5238
Oral Rehabilitation

6 A Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of General Dentistry, particularly in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation
P DENT5235
N physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff.
DENT6013
Dental Research Studies 4
6 A Knowledge in all aspects of general dentistry
P DENT6011 and DENT6012
DENT5239
Behaviour and Dental Management 4

6 A Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of General Dentistry, particularly in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation
P DENT5236
N physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff.
DENT5240
Growth, Development and Aging 4

6 A Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of General Dentistry, particularly in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation
P DENT5237
N physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff.
DENT5244
Specialist Practice in Special Needs

6 A Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of General Dentistry, particularly in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation
P DENT5236 and DENT5237 and DENT5238
N physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff.
DENT6014
Dental Research Studies 5
6 A Knowledge in all aspects of general dentistry
P DENT6011 and DENT6012 and DENT6013

Post-publication amendments

Date Original publication Post-publication amendment
19/12/2022 Prerequisites (P) for DENT6010 published as:
P DENT6000 or equivalent
Prerequisites (P) for DENT6010 amended to:
P DENT6000