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DENT5123: Internal and General Medicine Level 2A

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

Code DENT5123
Academic unit Discipline of Oral Surgery, Medicine and Diagnostics
Credit points 3
Prerequisites:
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DENT5218 and DENT5219 and DENT5220 and DENT6010
Corequisites:
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DENT5121 and DENT5122 and DENT6011
Prohibitions:
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None

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

  • LO1. demonstrate a thorough understanding of disease conditions in medical specialty clinics, at the level expected of a second year trainee in oral medicine
  • LO2. demonstrate a thorough understanding of the application of principles of pharmacology, at the level expected of a second year trainee in oral medicine
  • LO3. demonstrate a thorough 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 second year trainee in oral medicine.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.