This unit of study commences with Radiology, where the students are given the opportunity to take and report on radiographs within the simulated learning environment; and to develop diagnostic skills in interpretation of normal anatomical structures and disease. The student is also given an introductory framework to the diagnosis and rehabilitation of patients with tooth loss and diseases of the supporting tissues, namely periodontal diseases. Introductory laboratory and didactic sessions will provide student knowledge on the range of rehabilitation options available to replace lost teeth and bone, including partial and complete dentures, implants and the basic theory of dental occlusion. An introduction to the management of older patients and patients with special needs will also be included.
Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including weekly sessions including lectures, tutorials, simulation and clinical practicals and laboratory practicals.
Written summative assessments x 2, formative and summative practical assessments plus continuous sessional assessment during simulation and laboratory activities.
SDDM5111, SDDM5112, SDDM5114