This course is a sequel to Oral Health Clinical Practice 1 which reinforces skills learnt previously as well as developing new skills and techniques. Students will have the opportunity to practise and further develop competence in a range of preventive and operative skills. On completion of this course, students should be able to demonstrate higher level skill in dental examination, medical and dental history taking, risk assessment, diagnosis and treatment planning of dental caries and periodontal diseases for patients across the lifespan. Students should also be able to demonstrate higher level competency in extra- and intra-oral radiology and radiology; in pain management and administration of local anaesthesia; and in the prevention and management of dental caries and periodontal diseases. Students will also be able to demonstrate higher level skill in teeth whitening, and in impression-taking, and in the fabrication of study models, mouthguards, and trays for whitening and preventive medicaments. Lastly, students will be able to communicate oral health in oral and written formats in terms of relevant interpersonal/team communication skills and professional attitudes/behaviours.
|Student Contribution Band||SCA Band 3|
|Fraction of Full-Time Student Load||0.125|
|Pre-requisites or Co-requisites||
There are no pre-requisites for the unit.
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. Online Quiz(zes)||10%|
|2. Oral Examination||10%|
|3. Practical and Written Assessment||40%|
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 2 - 2020 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 2 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 11.11% 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:
|Assessment Tasks||Learning Outcomes|
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|3 - Practical and Written Assessment||•||•||•||•||•||•||•|
|4 - Examination||•||•||•||•||•||•||•||•|
|Graduate Attributes||Learning Outcomes|
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|2 - Problem Solving||•||•||•||•||•|
|3 - Critical Thinking||•||•||•||•||•||•||•|
|4 - Information Literacy||•||•||•|
|5 - Team Work||•||•|
|6 - Information Technology Competence||•||•|
|7 - Cross Cultural Competence||•||•||•|
|8 - Ethical practice||•||•||•|
|Assessment Tasks||Graduate Attributes|
|2 - Oral Examination||•||•||•||•|
|3 - Practical and Written Assessment||•||•||•||•|
|1 - Online Quiz(zes)||•||•||•|
|4 - Examination||•||•||•||•|