Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Health & Behavioural Sciences

School

Dentistry School

Units

4

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

18 Contact hours

Prerequisite

ORAL2062 + ORAL2080

Restricted

For BOralH students only

Assessment methods

Written exams, continuous clinical assessment, pre-clinical/practical tasks, clinical log books, case-based oral presentations, and self-directed learning tasks

Course coordinator

Prof Laurie Walsh

Work Integrated Learning

Industry Placements

This course is not currently offered, please contact the school.

Course description

This course provides advanced training & further develops skills in oral health therapy, building on ORAL2080 and all previous knowledge and skills. It comprises integration of dental hygiene practice & dental therapy practice. It focuses on providing diverse clinical experience to enhance knowledge & skills in oral health therapy & attain competence in clinical, behavioural, social & professional aspects. Emphasis is placed on the ability to critically reflect & evaluate on clinical practice & outcomes of care provided and to work as collaborative members of the dental team within the health sciences context. This course provides clinical experience in the practice of Oral Health Therapy (dental hygiene & dental therapy) as regulated by the Dental Board of Australia. Students graduating from this course must demonstrate `Professional attributes and competencies┬┐ as prescribed by the Australian Dental Council document.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile