ORAL12005 - Oral Health Pre Clinical Practice 2

General Information

Unit Synopsis

This unit, which is a sequel to ORAL12002 Oral Health Pre-Clinical Practice 1, reinforces skills learnt previously as well as developing new restorative skills and techniques in the primary dentition. You will apply knowledge and demonstrate skills in the preventive and operative management of dental caries including extractions, pulpotomies, stainless steel crowns and strip crowns in the primary dentition. On completion of this unit, you will demonstrate proficiency in the administration of local anaesthesia for child and adult patients. You will communicate information regarding oral health in oral and written forms in terms of relevant interpersonal / team communication skills, professional attitudes and ethical behaviours.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 2
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band SCA Band 3
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Prereq: ORAL12001 Oral Hlth Disease Prevention and Mgmt and ORAL12002 Oral Hlth Pre Clinical Prac 1 and ORAL12003 Oral Hlth Clinical Prac1

Coreq: ORAL12004 Orthodontics, Prosthodontics and Pharmacolgy and ORAL12006 Oral Hlth Clinical Practice 2

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).

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Unit Availabilities from Term 1 - 2022

Term 2 - 2022 Profile
Rockhampton

Attendance Requirements

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).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

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.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Presentation 20%
2. Portfolio 0%
3. Written Assessment 20%
4. In-class Test(s) 60%

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%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Policy for more details of interim results and final grades

Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 2 - 2021 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 3.9 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 63.16% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

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.

Source: Student Unit and Teaching Evaluations
Feedback
Additional time on teaching recontouring restorations.
Recommendation
it is recommended to review of the content and simulation sessions teaching restorations recontouring and dental bur indications.
Action Taken
Tutorial activities addressing these clinical skills were introduced into the simulation schedule.
Source: Student Unit and Teaching Evaluations
Feedback
The student simulation clinic session instructions require reviewing to follow a similar format to the pre-requisite unit ORAL12002.
Recommendation
It is recommended to introduce pre-simulation activities and quizzes prior to each simulation session to have a consistent format with the pre-requisite unit ORAL12002.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Student Unit and Teaching Evaluations
Feedback
Assessment tasks and timings were scattered throughout the term. Students stated this helped with learning.
Recommendation
It is recommended to continue scaffolding assessment timing and tasks in this unit.
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of advanced restorative skills
  2. Based on an understanding of the caries process, perform preventive and operative management of dental caries in the primary dentition including extractions, pulpotomies, stainless steel crowns and strip crowns
  3. Understand the underlying principles of and perform the administration of local anaesthetic for child and adult patients
  4. Communicate information regarding oral health in oral and written forms
  5. Demonstrate the interpersonal and team communication skills, professional attitudes and ethical behaviours of an evolving dental practitioner.

All unit profiles in the Bachelor of Oral Health are made available to the Australian Dental Council for on-going accreditation purposes.

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5
1 - Presentation
2 - Portfolio
3 - Written Assessment
4 - In-class Test(s)
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5
1 - Communication
2 - Problem Solving
3 - Critical Thinking
4 - Information Literacy
5 - Team Work
6 - Information Technology Competence
7 - Cross Cultural Competence
8 - Ethical practice
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
1 - Presentation
2 - Portfolio
3 - Written Assessment
4 - In-class Test(s)