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Generic Clinical Skills and Knowledge - DENT6210

Year - 2018

This course covers a broad spectrum of general medical science and clinical skills that underpins the practice of Oral Surgery. It includes applied anatomy, physiology, pathology, microbiology and diagnostic radiology. The objective is to be able to assess a patient presenting either acutely or in the out-patient clinic; formulate a differential diagnosis and an investigation and management plan; treat the patient appropriately up to and including operative intervention if appropriate; communicate the above information at the required level to patients/carers/other team members.

Classes
Oral surgery clinics, medically complex clinic

Assessment
Clinical assessment (30%), written paper (40%), Viva voce examination (30%)

Textbooks
Talley, NJ, and S O'Connor. Clinical Examination. A Systemic Guide to Physical Diagnosis. Fifth ed. Sydney: Churchill Livingston, 2006.

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Discipline of Oral Surgery
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 Stephen Cox, Ms Tracey Bowerman
HECS Band: 3
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