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ORAL13002 - Oral Health Clinical Placement 2

General Information

Unit Synopsis

This capstone course will provide students with the integration of knowledge, skills and professional experience of clinical work in a dental surgery in preparation for graduation as an oral health therapist. This course is a sequel to Oral Health Clinical Placement 1 which reinforces skills learnt previously as well as developing new skills and techniques. Students will be exposed to a real work environment where they will be able to demonstrate competence in total patient care over a range of clinical preventive and operative procedures with patients of all ages and complexity in terms of co-morbidity, poly-pharmacy, pain control and referral pathways. Students will gain competency in general and specialised treatment areas. Reflective and self directed learning will improve student?s ability as a clinician within their scope of practice in a supportive and confidence- building environment. 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.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 3
Credit Points 18
Student Contribution Band SCA Band 3
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.375
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).

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Residential School No Residential School

Unit Availabilities from Term 1 - 2010

Term 2 - 2017 Profile
Rockhampton
Term 2 - 2018 Profile
Rockhampton
Term 2 - 2019 Profile
Rockhampton
Term 2 - 2020 Profile
Rockhampton
Term 2 - 2021 Profile
Rockhampton
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 18-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 37.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 450 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting

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 - 2020 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.2 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 33.33% 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: Unit evaluation, emails from students and staff feedback
Feedback
Moodle Navigation for this unit was not well organised and up-to-date.
Recommendation
The Unit Coordinator needs to dedicate time to maintaining, updating and improving the Moodle site.
Action Taken
Every effort was made to maintain, update and improve the ORAL13002 Moodle site during 2020. However, the added pressures from COVID-19 restrictions and 5-year accreditation with the Australian Dental Council made this task very difficult.
Source: Feedback from employers in-person, by telephone and by email
Feedback
Graduates from the course are sought after by employers for their good communication skills and team fit.
Recommendation
The summative assessment of communication skills, teamwork and professionalism should be continued in 2020.
Action Taken
The students in this unit were assessed for communication skills, teamwork and professionalism via the Online Real-time Assessment System (ORAS). This summative piece of assessment is a must-pass assessment item for the unit as these skills are highly sought after by employers.
Source: Student Unit and Teaching Evaluations
Feedback
Moodle resources and navigation could be improved.
Recommendation
It is recommended to review the Moodle resources and navigation.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Student Unit and Teaching Evaluations
Feedback
Student feedback indicated appreciation for the variety in clinical placements.
Recommendation
It is recommended to continue the clinical placements on and off-campus.
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes

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

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