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Oral Medicine Level 3A - DENT5124

Year - 2018

This discipline aims to equip students with the theoretical background and practical experience necessary for the practice of clinical Oral Medicine; being the non-surgical management of diseases affecting the oro-facial tissues and adjacent areas. Skills and knowledge in a range of relevant areas are developed including: history taking; examination; application and interpretation of special investigations including radiology, serology and biopsies; differential diagnosis; treatment planning; clinical records; quality of care evaluation; development of effective communication skills in interdisciplinary clinical practice; and the principles and practice of relevant pharmacology. In addition; Oral Medicine as taught and practiced at the University of Sydney and Westmead Centre for Oral Health includes diagnosis and treatment planning for dental management of medically complex patients.

Classes
utorials, lectures, clinical practice

Assessment
Continuous sessional Assessment 20%; written paper 15%, Viva Voce 10%, clinical viva 10%

Textbooks
Burket's Oral Medicine; M Glick, 12th Edition, 2014; Oral Pathology Clinical Pathologic Correlations, JA Regezi, JJ Sciubba, RCK Jordan, 6th Edition, 2011; Scully's Medical Problems in Dentistry, Scully C, 7th Edition, 2014; Little and Falace's Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient, Little JW, , CS Miller, 8th Edition, 2012,; Management Of Temoporomandibular Disorders And Occlusion. Okeson JP, 7th Edition, 2012; Bells Orofacial Pain; Okeson JP, 7th Edition, 2014; Orofacial Pain; Zakrewska JM, 9th Edition, 2009

Pre-requisites

DENT5221; DENT5222; DENT5223; DENT6012

Co-requisites

DENT5125; DENT5126; DENT6013

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Discipline of Oral Pathology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 12.0
EFTSL: 0.25
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Westmead
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Suma Sukumar
HECS Band: 3
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