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DENT6417: Clinical Endodontics I

2024 unit information

DENT6417 Clinical Endodontics I expands on knowledge obtained from a dental degree. Topics covered will include, but will not be limited to, anaesthesia, canal morphology, diagnosis, endodontic anatomy, endodontic access, instrumentation, irrigation, and length determination. These topics will be covered in lectures and tutorials where students will appraise the literature and summarise key learning topics in the form of oral presentations and scientific discussion.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Discipline of Restorative and Reconstructive Dentistry

Code DENT6417
Academic unit Discipline of Restorative and Reconstructive Dentistry
Credit points 12
DENT6000 and PAIN5023
Assumed knowledge:

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

  • LO1. Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of endodontics and translate the knowledge into clinical practice with patient-focused evidenced-based care.
  • LO2. Demonstrate advanced research skills including competency in experimental materials and methodologies relating to endodontics.
  • LO3. Explain the importance of professional behaviour in the workplace and amongst colleagues. Patients should be treated with respect and provided with safe and appropriate care. Research should be conducted following ethical and appropriate research principles.
  • LO4. Critically examine and interpret the background literature. Furthermore, to critically interpret and evaluate the methodology used and results obtained in a research context.
  • LO5. Be able to independently search and appraise the literature to determine the state of knowledge in the profession.
  • LO6. Communicate scientific information including the background concepts, methods, results and significance clearly and concisely in written and spoken English.
  • LO7. Work effectively in teams, in the clinic, in seminars and in research.
  • LO8. Work effectively as an individual to manage patient care, research and general learning.
  • LO9. Perform professional delivery of education and supervision to dental students studying endodontics

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2024
Normal day Surry Hills, Sydney
There are no availabilities for previous years.

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