Perioperative Care 1 (DENT6211)


This course seeks to provide the foundational elements for basic perioperative care of the surgical patient including; Preoperative assessment and management, the ability to assess the patient adequately prior to operation and manage any preoperative problems appropriately; intraoperative care: Ability to conduct safe surgery in the operating theatre environment; postoperative care: Ability to care for the patient in the postoperative period.

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oral surgery clinics, medically complex clinical cases, participation in multidisciplinary clinics, clinical sessions weekly


Clinical assessment (50%), assignment (50%)


Talley, NJ, and S O'Connor. Clinical Examination. A Systemic Guide to Physical Diagnosis. Fifth ed. Sydney: Churchill Livingston, 2006.

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If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.