In this unit you will gain theoretical knowledge in dental materials, restorative procedures, radiation safety and radiographic imaging procedures. You will also translate and integrate this knowledge in a simulated environment while fulfilling workplace health and safety, equipment maintenance and record management requirements. On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to demonstrate practical skills in dental restorations in adults of all ages. You will also be able to take both intra-oral and extra-oral radiographs safely and competently in a simulated environment. You will be able to communicate information regarding oral health in oral and written forms utilising appropriate interpersonal / team communication skills, professional attitudes and ethical behaviours.
|Student Contribution Band||SCA Band 3|
|Fraction of Full-Time Student Load||0.125|
|Pre-requisites or Co-requisites||
(A pre-requisite is a unit you must study before you can enrol in the next associated unit. Most commonly, this is because the pre-requisite unit gives you the knowledge you need, in order to study the next unit.)
HLTH12031 Community Engaged Learning and
BIOH11006 Advanced Anatomy and Physiology and
ORAL11003 Oral Pathology and Diagnosis and
ORAL11005 Dental Morphology and Microscopic Anatomy
ORAL11006 Introduction to Oral Health Practice
(A co-requisite is a unit which has to be completed prior to or concurrently with another unit.)
ORAL12001 Oral Disease Prevention and Management and
ORAL12003 Oral Health Clinical Practice 1
Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).
|Class Timetable||View Unit Timetable|
|Residential School||No Residential School|
All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).
Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.
|1. Group Work||30%|
|3. Practical and Written Assessment||0%|
|4. Online Quiz(zes)||70%|
This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).
All University policies are available on the Policy web site, however you may wish to directly view the following policies below.
This list is not an exhaustive list of all University policies. The full list of policies are available on the Policy web site .
Term 1 - 2021 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.4 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 45% response rate.
Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
All unit profiles in the Bachelor of Oral Health are made available to the Australian Dental Council for on-going accreditation purposes.
|Assessment Tasks||Learning Outcomes|
|1 - Group Work||•|
|2 - Portfolio||•||•|
|3 - Practical and Written Assessment||•|
|4 - Online Quiz(zes)||•||•|
|Graduate Attributes||Learning Outcomes|
|1 - Communication||•||•|
|2 - Problem Solving||•||•||•|
|3 - Critical Thinking||•||•||•|
|4 - Information Literacy||•||•||•||•|
|6 - Information Technology Competence||•||•|
|8 - Ethical practice||•|
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|2 - Portfolio||•||•||•||•||•||•|
|3 - Practical and Written Assessment||•||•||•||•|
|4 - Online Quiz(zes)||•||•||•|