Dento-alveolar Surgery 3 (DENT6215)

UNIT OF STUDY

Principles of effective diagnostic and surgical procedures are reinforced through supervised clinical training. Emphasis is placed upon history taking and examination, application and interpretation of tests and investigations; treatment planning; development of effective communication skills. Core areas include: clinical diagnosis of oral cancer and potentially malignant diseases, familiarity with their management and appropriate referral; the diagnosis of dentofacial deformity and familiarity with its management and treatment; diagnosis of oral mucosal diseases and familiarity with their management and Principles of effective diagnostic and surgical procedures are reinforced through supervised clinical training. Emphasis is placed upon history taking and examination, application and interpretation of tests and investigations; treatment planning; development of effective communication skills. Core areas include: clinical diagnosis of oral cancer and potentially malignant diseases, familiarity with their management and appropriate referral; the diagnosis of dentofacial deformity and familiarity with its management and treatment; diagnosis of oral mucosal diseases and familiarity with their management and appropriate referral.

Further unit of study information

Classes

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

Assessment

Clinical assessment (30%), Written exam (40%), Viva voce examination (30%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites

DENT5204 and DENT6214 and DENT6218 and DENT6011

Corequisites

DENT5210 and DENT6219 and DENT6012

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

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.