(Clinical Dentistry) Oral Implants

Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Implants)

 

    Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Implants)*^
Course code   EF002 or GNCLDOIM1000
CRICOS code   N/A
Degree Abbreviation   GradDipClinDent(Oral Implants)
Credit points required to complete   48
Time to complete part-time   1.5 years

* This course is only offered on a part-time basis
^ Bi-annual intake

Overview

The course aims to provide dental graduates with the skills and knowledge to manage treatment involving oral rehabilitation, including oral implant treatment, in general dental practice. The program focuses on the clinical practice of oral implant restoration. The program is aimed at dental graduates wishing to develop skills in oral rehabilitation including implant treatment for general dental practice.

Course outcomes

Graduates of the program have the skills and knowledge to provide oral rehabilitation, including implant treatment, in general dental practice.

Further information

For further information about this program see the Faculty of Dentistry website at: sydney.edu.au/dentistry/student/postgrad.php

Pattern of enrolment

Enrolment is part-time. In order to successfully be accredited to carry out the placement of oral implants in general practice, all units of study must be taken in the following sequence. All units of study are compulsory unless otherwise noted.

Graduate Diploma
Academic Year 1
Semester 1
UoS code and name
Credit points
DENT5020
Implant Patient Selection
6
DENT5021
Implant Treatment Planning 1
6
DENT5022
Implant Treatment Planning 2
6
Semester 2
UoS code and name
Credit points
DENT5023
Implant Clinical Procedures 1
6
DENT5024
Implant Clinical Procedures 2
6
Academic Year 2
Semester 1
UoS code and name
Credit points
DENT5025
Implant Surgery - Prosthodontics 1
6
DENT5026
Implant Surgery - Prosthodontics 2
6
DENT5027
Implant Advanced Procedures
6

Table of units of study: Oral Implants

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Year 1

DENT5020
Implant Patient Selection
6    C DENT5021 and DENT5022
Semester 1
DENT5021
Implant Treatment Planning 1
6    C DENT5020, DENT5022
Semester 1
DENT5022
Implant Treatment Planning 2
6    C DENT5020 and DENT5021
Semester 1
DENT5023
Implant Clinical Procedures 1
6    P (DENT5020 and DENT5021 and DENT5022) or DENT5357
C DENT5024
Semester 2
DENT5024
Implant Clinical Procedures 2
6    P (DENT5020 and DENT5021 and DENT5022) or DENT5357
C DENT5023
Semester 2

Year 2

DENT5025
Implant Surgery - Prosthodontics 1
6    P (DENT5023 and DENT5024) or DENT5358
C DENT5026 and DENT5027
Semester 1
DENT5026
Implant Surgery - Prosthodontics 2
6    P (DENT5023 and DENT5024) or DENT5358
C DENT5025 and DENT5027
Semester 1
DENT5027
Implant Advanced Procedures
6    P (DENT5023 and DENT5024) or DENT5358
C DENT5025 and DENT5026
Semester 1

Unit of study descriptions

Year 1

DENT5020 Implant Patient Selection

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Clin A/Prof Kent Yuen Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x7day block (8am - 5pm) Corequisites: DENT5021 and DENT5022 Assessment: Clinical mentor feedback (90%); log book details (10%) Practical field work: 6 x 6 hr mentored clinical sessions in private practice, self directed learning. Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with clinical and evidence-based information on patient selection for oral implant care.
Textbooks
Recommended resources including texts and publications will be provided in class.
DENT5021 Implant Treatment Planning 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Clin A/Prof Kent Yuen Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x 5 day block (8am - 5pm) Corequisites: DENT5020, DENT5022 Assessment: Clinical case presentations (summative) (90%); log book details (10%) Practical field work: 6 x 6 hr mentored clinical sessions in private practice + self-directed study Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with clinical and evidence-based information on treatment planning for oral implant care.
Textbooks
Recommended resources including texts and publications will be provided in class.
DENT5022 Implant Treatment Planning 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Clin A/Prof Kent Yuen Session: Semester 1 Corequisites: DENT5020 and DENT5021 Assessment: 1x 3000 word assignment (80%); assignment presentation (20%) Practical field work: Clinical asessment; self directed study; assignment preperation. Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with clinical and evidence-based information on treatment planning for oral implant care.
Textbooks
Recommended resources including texts and publications will be provided in class.
DENT5023 Implant Clinical Procedures 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Clin A/Prof Kent Yuen Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1x 5day block (8am - 5pm) Prerequisites: (DENT5020 and DENT5021 and DENT5022) or DENT5357 Corequisites: DENT5024 Assessment: Clinical presentations (summative) (80%), Mentor feedback reports (20%) Practical field work: 6 x 6hr mentored clinical sessions in private practice + 6 x 6 hr patient preparation and treatment; self directed study. Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with clinical and evidence-based information on clinical procedures for oral implant care.
Textbooks
Recommended resources including texts and publications will be provided in class.
DENT5024 Implant Clinical Procedures 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Clin A/Prof Kent Yuen Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 5 day block (8am - 5pm) Prerequisites: (DENT5020 and DENT5021 and DENT5022) or DENT5357 Corequisites: DENT5023 Assessment: Barrier assessment/ viva voce (90%), log book details (10%) Practical field work: Self - directed study, exam preparation. Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with clinical and evidence-based information on clinical procedures for oral implant care.
Textbooks
Recommended resources including texts and publications will be provided in class.

Year 2

DENT5025 Implant Surgery - Prosthodontics 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Clin A/Prof Kent Yuen Session: Semester 1 Prerequisites: (DENT5023 and DENT5024) or DENT5358 Corequisites: DENT5026 and DENT5027 Assessment: 1x 3000word assignment (80%), assignment presentation (20%) Practical field work: assignment preparation; self directed learning; clinical and evidence based learning. Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with clinical and evidence-based information on prosthodontic procedures for oral implant care.
Textbooks
Recommended resources including texts and publications will be provided in class.
DENT5026 Implant Surgery - Prosthodontics 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Clin A/Prof Kent Yuen Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1 x 5 day block (8am - 5pm) Prerequisites: (DENT5023 and DENT5024) or DENT5358 Corequisites: DENT5025 and DENT5027 Assessment: Clinical case presentations (summative) (80%); clinical mentor feedback (20%) Practical field work: 6 x 4 hr mentored clinical sessions in private practice; 6 x 6hr patient treatment; case portfolio preparation. Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with clinical and evidence-based information on surgical and prosthodontic procedures for oral implant care.
Textbooks
Recommended resources including texts and publications will be provided in class.
DENT5027 Implant Advanced Procedures

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Clin A/Prof Kent Yuen Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1 x 3.5 day block (8am - 5pm) Prerequisites: (DENT5023 and DENT5024) or DENT5358 Corequisites: DENT5025 and DENT5026 Assessment: 1 x 3hr written examination (50%), viva voce (30mins) (50%). Practical field work: Clinical based learning; self directed learning. Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with clinical and evidence-based information on advanced clinical procedures for oral implant care.
Textbooks
Recommended resources including texts and publications will be provided in class.