(Clinical Dentistry) Conscious Sedation and Pain Control

Overview

This part time course provides the opportunity to develop skills and acquire knowledge in the growing field of conscious sedation and pain control. The course develops skills for general practitioners in safe sedation techniques. Major areas of study include: the practice of sedation, differential diagnosis of collapse and advanced life support. The program is aimed at dental graduates wishing to be endorsed in administering conscious sedation.

Course outcomes

The program develops skills in:

  • safe sedation techniques
  • advanced life support
  • differential diagnosis of medically compromised patients.
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Conscious Sedation and Pain Control

Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Conscious Sedation and Pain Control)

(a) In order to fulfil the requirements for endorsement in sedation with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the Dental Board of Australia (DBA), Students must complete 48 credit points in the sequence indicated below
(b) Enrolment is part-time
(c) All units of study are compulsory unless otherwise noted.
Year 1
DENT5300
Basic Life Support and Resuscitation A
6    C DENT5301
Semester 1
DENT5301
Theory and Practice of Dental Sedation A
6    C DENT5300

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
DENT5302
Basic Life Support and Resuscitation B
6    P (DENT5300 and DENT5301)
C DENT5303
Semester 2
DENT5303
Theory and Practice of Dental Sedation B
6    P DENT5300 and DENT5301
C DENT5302
Semester 2
Year 2
DENT5304
Basic Life Support and Resuscitation C
6    P DENT5302 and DENT5303
C DENT5305
Semester 1
DENT5305
Theory and Practice of Dental Sedation C
6    P DENT5302 and DENT5303
C DENT5304
Semester 1
DENT5306
Basic Life Support and Resuscitation D
6    P DENT5304 and DENT5305
C DENT5307
Semester 2
DENT5307
Theory and Practice of Dental Sedation D
6    P DENT5304 and DENT5305
C DENT5306
Semester 2

Conscious Sedation and Pain Control

Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Conscious Sedation and Pain Control)

(a) In order to fulfil the requirements for endorsement in sedation with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the Dental Board of Australia (DBA), Students must complete 48 credit points in the sequence indicated below
(b) Enrolment is part-time
(c) All units of study are compulsory unless otherwise noted.
Year 1
DENT5300 Basic Life Support and Resuscitation A

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr. Ken Harrison Session: Semester 1 Classes: Small group seminars and clinical sessions. Corequisites: DENT5301 Assessment: Clinical and theoretical work Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with advanced level life support and resuscitation procedures and methods.
Textbooks
A recommended text book/reading list will be provided in class.
DENT5301 Theory and Practice of Dental Sedation A

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr. Ken Harrison Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Small group seminars and clinical sessions Corequisites: DENT5300 Assessment: Clinical and theoretical work comprising written assignments Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with an advanced level of experience in practical dental sedation methods and procedures, also with an overview of theoretical dental sedation methods and procedures.
Textbooks
A recommended text book/reading list will be provided in class
DENT5302 Basic Life Support and Resuscitation B

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr. Ken Harrison Session: Semester 2 Classes: Small group seminars and clinical sessions Prerequisites: (DENT5300 and DENT5301) Corequisites: DENT5303 Assessment: Clinical and theoretical work (100%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with advanced level life support and resuscitation procedures and methods.
Textbooks
A recommended text book/reading list will be provided in class.
DENT5303 Theory and Practice of Dental Sedation B

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr. Ken Harrison Session: Semester 2 Classes: Small group seminars and clinical sessions Prerequisites: DENT5300 and DENT5301 Corequisites: DENT5302 Assessment: Clinical and theoretical work comprising written assignments (100%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with an advanced level of experience in practical dental sedation methods and procedures, also with an overview of theoretical dental sedation methods and procedures.
Textbooks
A recommended text book/reading list will be provided in class.
Year 2
DENT5304 Basic Life Support and Resuscitation C

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr. Ken Harrison Session: Semester 1 Classes: Small group seminars and clinical sessions Prerequisites: DENT5302 and DENT5303 Corequisites: DENT5305 Assessment: Clinical and theoretical work (100%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with advanced level life support and resuscitation procedures and methods.
Textbooks
A recommended text book/reading list will be provided in class.
DENT5305 Theory and Practice of Dental Sedation C

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr. Ken Harrison Session: Semester 1 Classes: Small group seminars and clinical sessions Prerequisites: DENT5302 and DENT5303 Corequisites: DENT5304 Assessment: Clinical and theoretical work comprising written assignments (100%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with an advanced level of experience in practical dental sedation methods and procedures, also with an overview of theoretical dental sedation methods and procedures.
Textbooks
A recommended text book/reading list will be provided in class.
DENT5306 Basic Life Support and Resuscitation D

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr. Ken Harrison Session: Semester 2 Classes: Small group seminars and clinical sessions Prerequisites: DENT5304 and DENT5305 Corequisites: DENT5307 Assessment: Clinical and theoretical work plus written assignment (100%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with advanced level life support and resuscitation procedures and methods.
Textbooks
A recommended text book/reading list will be provided in class.
DENT5307 Theory and Practice of Dental Sedation D

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr. Ken Harrison Session: Semester 2 Classes: Small group seminars and clinical sessions Prerequisites: DENT5304 and DENT5305 Corequisites: DENT5306 Assessment: Clinical and theoretical work plus written assignments (100%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with an advanced level of experience in practical dental sedation methods and procedures, also with an overview of theoretical dental sedation methods and procedures.
Textbooks
A recommended text book/reading list will be provided in class.