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DENT6396: Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 2C

This unit provides continued advanced clinical and didactic training at the postgraduate level in Orofacial pain, Implant Dentistry as well as Maxillofacial Prosthodontics. Training is aimed at the psychomotor, cognitive and affective learning domains integrated with the other clinical and didactic modules of the course as well as with relevant medical and allied multidisciplinary head and neck team disciplines. Students may be required to attend classes at multiple locations.

Code DENT6396
Academic unit Discipline of Restorative and Reconstructive Dentistry
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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DENT6392
Corequisites:
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DENT6394 and DENT6395 and DENT6012
Prohibitions:
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physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff.
Assumed knowledge:
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Knowledge beyond that expected of a first-year prosthodontic registrar for each discipline

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

  • LO1. demonstrate understanding and analyse the aetiology and epidemiology and of head and neck tumours and developmental/congenital head and neck defects, as well as the pathophysiology of head and neck conditions including tumours, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, immunotherapy and related pharmaco-therapeutics expected of a specialist in prosthodontics.
  • LO2. demonstrate applied knowledge enabling analysis and evaluation of the diagnostic principles and staging in head and neck cancer including radiology, nuclear medicine, oral medicine and oral pathology.
  • LO3. demonstrate applied knowledge enabling analysis and evaluation of the surgical principles and related applied anatomy in ablative surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery and maxillofacial and oral surgery
  • LO4. demonstrate applied knowledge enabling analysis and evaluation of the role of osseointegration in malignancies and the roles of speech and language pathology, nutrition, psychology, palliative medicine and nursing in head and neck management
  • LO5. demonstrate the cognitive, psychomotor and affective skills required of a prosthodontic specialist in the management of intraoral, extra oral and adjunctive prosthodontic procedures for the rehabilitation of maxillofacial prosthetic patients and patients with special needs.
  • LO6. demonstrate continued development in the cognitive, psychomotor and the affective skills required of a prosthodontic specialist in the management of orofacial pain, craniomandibular disorders and sleep medicine.

Unit outlines

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