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Foundations of Clinical Dentistry B1 - SDDM5113

Year - 2018

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.

Classes
Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including weekly sessions including lectures, tutorials, simulation and clinical practicals and laboratory practicals.

Assessment
Written summative assessments x 2, formative and summative practical assessments plus continuous sessional assessment during simulation and laboratory activities.

Co-requisites

SDDM5111, SDDM5112, SDDM5114

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Discipline of Radiology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Westmead
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Tihana Divnic-Resnic and Dr Eduardo Delamare.
HECS Band: 3
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