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DENT5120: Internal and General Medicine Level 1A

An understanding of Internal and General Medicine as it relates to the practice of clinical Oral Medicine is acquired by rotation through various medical and dental specialty clinics including: Head and Neck Radiation Oncology, Haematology (with emphasis on the care of patients undergoing haematopoietic stem cell transplants), Dermatology, Immunology, Radiology/Nuclear Medicine, and Orofacial Pain. An emphasis is placed on understanding and application of principles of pharmacology. Candidates also attend the Medical Grand Rounds at Westmead Hospital

Code DENT5120
Academic unit Discipline of Oral Surgery, Medicine and Diagnostics
Credit points 3
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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DENT5200 and DENT5119 and PAIN5023 and DENT6000
Prohibitions:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate a good understanding of disease conditions in medical specialty clinics, at the level expected of a first year trainee in oral medicine
  • LO2. demonstrate a good understanding of the application of principles of pharmacology, at the level expected of a first year trainee in oral medicine
  • LO3. demonstrate a good understanding of the spectrum of internal medicine including the aetiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, management, prevention and epidemiology of systemic disease, at the level expected of a first year trainee in oral medicine.

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