ADC Practical Examination Preparation Course

Tuesday 13 to Friday 16 June 2017 & Tuesday 14 to Friday 17 November 2017


The four-day course offered by Continuing Education in Dentistry is based closely on the dental procedures and tasks outlined within the 2016 ADC Practical Examination Handbook and will provide participants with the opportunity to further develop their practical skills and deepen their knowledge of Australian dental procedures.

The objectives of the course are to enhance the knowledge, judgment, clinical skills and professional skills of internationally trained dentists who seek formal registration with the Dental Board of Australia through the Practical Examination in order to practice in Australia.

Dates and costs for our courses in June and November 2017 appear below.

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ADC Practical Examination Preparation Course
Instruction, evaluation and feedback:

Lecturers and instructors will provide continuous instruction, evaluation and feedback of the participants’ ability to meet the assessment criteria for participants on their performance of the 14 dental procedures and tasks from the ADC Practical Examination list. The ratio of supervisors to attendees will be 1:8 which will provide an intimate and responsive practical learning experience.

The environment, materials and equipment used will replicate the publicly available list of materials and equipment outlined within the ADC Practical Examination Handbook.

Outline of dental procedures and tasks with the ADC Practical Examination Course:

Throughout the week, participants will have access to a Typodont model mounted in a manikin and to selected teeth for practice preparations. Participants will systematically work through the full list of dental procedures and tasks from the ADC Practical Examination list:

  1. Restorations of pre-prepared teeth (Class II composite resin, Class IV composite resin and Class II amalgam)
  2.  Preparations (Class III composite, Class II amalgam or Class II composite resin and full gold crown) 
  3.  Metal-ceramic (porcelain fused to metal) crown preparation.
  4.  Endodontic access on a molar tooth. Teeth with simulated enamel, dentine and pulp will be provided
  5. Fabrication of a provisional crown for a tooth pre-prepared for a metal-ceramic (porcelain fused to metal) crown
  6. Clinical communication
  7. Taking nominated radiographs in a manikin
  8. Applying a rubber dam
  9. Record keeping
Teaching hours: 30
Mandatory requirements:

After payment, registrants will be contacted to provide the following

  • Proof of ID – current government photo identification (passport or drivers licence)
  • Proof of international dental degree
  • Although English proficiency results are not mandatory they are recommended as you are required to have a strong command of English to understand instruction from clinical tutors.
Desirable requirements:
  • A pass of the ADC Written Examination
Course date and costs
ADC Practical Examination Preparation Course - June 2017
Course No: 146417
Date: Tuesday 13 to Friday 16 June 2017
Time: 9:00am - 5:30pm (Registration from 8:30am) - includes full day's catering
Venue: Sydney Dental Hospital, 2 Chalmers Street Surry Hills NSW 2010
Format: Hands-on
Cost:

Early bird Fee (pay by Tuesday 18 April 2017)
Full Fee
University of Sydney / NSW Health Staff
University of Sydney Alumni
(All prices are inclusive of GST)

$4676
$5500
$4400
$4676
To register:

You can register and Pay Online using Visa & MasterCard.

For alternative payment arrangements or to pay over the phone by AMEX please contact the Continuing Education office by email or by calling: +61 2 9351 8348.

For information on our refund and cancellation policies click here.

ADC Practical Examination Preparation Course - November 2017
Course No: 146817
Date: Tuesday 14 to Friday 17 November 2017
Time: 9:00am - 5:30pm (Registration from 8:30am) - includes full day's catering
Venue: Sydney Dental Hospital, 2 Chalmers Street Surry Hills NSW 2010
Format: Hands-on
Cost:

Early bird Fee (pay by Tuesday 19 Septyember 2017)
Full Fee
University of Sydney / NSW Health Staff
University of Sydney Alumni
(All prices are inclusive of GST)

$4676
$5500
$4400
$4676
To register:

You can register and Pay Online using Visa & MasterCard.

For alternative payment arrangements or to pay over the phone by AMEX please contact the Continuing Education office by email or by calling: +61 2 9351 8348.

For information on our refund and cancellation policies click here.