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Oral Pathology 2B - DENT5210

Year - 2018

The oral pathology component continues to build on the foundations previously established. The course further extends exposure to the specialised disciplines of cytopathology and immunopathology and their clinical applications. Weekly departmental review of the current histopathology cases, particularly biopsies of patients undertaken or seen in the Oral Medicine clinics, or Head and Neck oncology clinics. Forensic Odontology is introduced with a block course covering the history of forensic identification, the role of police in forensic investigation, interaction of government agencies, bitemark evidence and interpretation, age determination, interesting forensic cases, dental charting systems, forensic dental radiology, coronial system, forensic dentistry and law, introduction to course, denture marking and computerisation.

Classes
Oral pathology conference (slide review and journal club) x 2 hrs, seminars x 1 hr, diagnostic oral pathology x 1 hr (per week) forensic odontology course 30hrs

Assessment
oral presentations (20%), 1x3hr written exam (40%), 1x1hr practical exam (20%), viva voce (20%)

Textbooks
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, 2nd Ed, BW Neville, DD Damm. CA Allen. JE Bouquot. Lucas's Pathology of Tumours of the Oral Tissues, RA Cawson, WH Binnie, PM Speight, AW Barrett, JM Wright Oral Pathology Clinical Pathologic Correlations, JA Regezi, JJ Sciubba, RCK Jordan

Pre-requisites

(DENT6011 and DENT5206 and DENT5207 and DENT5208) or DENT6128

Co-requisites

DENT6012 and DENT5209 and DENT5211

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Discipline of Oral Pathology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 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: Associate Professor Hedley Coleman Associate Professor Chris Griffiths
HECS Band: 3
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