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Behaviour Management - DENT5031

Year - 2018

The student must understand the sociology and psychology of pain and behavioural responses of patients to dental treatment and their implications for the effective practice of dentistry. The student must understand the different psychological aspects of phobias and the behavioural responses of children to dental treatment. This course covers aspects of child behavioural development and its relevance to patient management. The course will cover non-pharmacological control of pain and anxiety and behaviour shaping, including hypnosis. Pharmacological control of pain and anxiety, including local anaesthesia, relative analgesia and oral and IV sedation. General anaesthesia, including child assessment and hospital protocols and emergencies in dental and hospital practice.

Classes
clinical prac 24hr/wk, 4x3 hr tut

Assessment
clinical prac (25%), tutorials (25%), 1x3 hr written exam (25%), 1x viva voce (25%)

Textbooks
Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry, Cameron and Widmer, 4th Edition.

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Discipline of Paediatrics
Study Mode: Clinical experience
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Westmead
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Neeta Prabhu
HECS Band: 3
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