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SDDM5328: Electives 1

The Elective program option offers students an opportunity to undertake supervised experience in aspect of dentistry. The placement may occur locally, interstate or overseas. It is an opportunity to prepare for a particular career direction, explore different experiences or enhance skills in particular areas of a student's choice. Students organise their own Elective, but if advice or assistance is needed students can contact the Academic Elective Coordinator. Successful completion of this unit will be recorded on the student transcript.

Code SDDM5328
Academic unit Discipline of Oral Surgery, Medicine and Diagnostics
Credit points 0
Prerequisites:
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Year 2 of DMD
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None

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

  • LO1. To further learn knowledge in dentistry that will benefit personal development and patient centred care
  • LO2. To develop generic attributes relevant to a career in dentistry, such as interpersonal communication, organisation, time management and presentation skills, independent and team working, punctuality in meeting deadlines
  • LO3. To gain experience in a speciality training that will be of potential value in future, such as in teaching, learning and leadership development, evidence of acquisition of specialty focus and relevant experience, opportunities to develop subsequent career aspirations
  • LO4. To develop individual initiative, communication and organisation skills in identifying suitable project supervisors and planning with host institutions

Unit outlines

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