ORAL12003 - Oral Health Clinical Practice 1
Term 1 - 2017


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Overview

In this unit you will gain theoretical knowledge in hygiene, periodontal, restorative and other dental procedures. You will translate the knowledge and skills learnt in this unit, as well as pre-requisite and co-requisite units covered in the course, and integrate them in a clinical setting. On completion of this unit, you will be able to demonstrate clinical judgment and practical skills in the diagnosis and treatment of dental conditions in adults. You must comply with clinical policies and procedures while undertaking clinical practice. 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. You will be required to attend a two-week compulsory intensive program immediately prior to the commencement of Term 1.

Details

Career Level Undergraduate
Unit Level Level 2
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 3
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125

Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Prerequisites:

ORAL11001 Introduction to Oral Health Therapy and BIOH11005 Introductory Anatomy and Physiology and ESSC11004 Study and Research Skills for Health Science and SCIE11022 Introductory Science and MEDI11004 Professional Practice and BIOH11006 Advanced Anatomy and Physiology and ORAL11002 Oral Anatomy and Physiology and ORAL11003 Oral Pathology and Diagnosis and

Co-requisites:

ORAL12002 Oral Health Pre Clinical Practice 1 and ORAL12001 Oral Disease Prevention and Management

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).

Offerings

Term 1 - 2017
  • Rockhampton

Website

This unit has a website, within the Moodle system, which is available two weeks before the start of term. It is important that you visit your Moodle site throughout the term. Go to Moodle

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.

Class Timetable

Assessment Overview

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Practical Assessment Pass/Fail
2. In-class Test(s) 40%
3. Practical and Written Assessment Pass/Fail
4. Examination 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 Procedures for more details of interim results and final grades.

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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.

Feedback Source Recommendation
Improve calibration of supervisors. Moodle Course Evaluation, Self-reflection and Staff Feedback Improvement in marking matrices. Improved supervisor training. Improved moderation.
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
  1. Discuss the theoretical basis of oral health practice and dental procedures for the diagnosis, prevention and management of oral diseases.
  2. Perform medical and dental history taking, dental examination and risk assessment for adult patients in a clinical environment, including identification of patients who require referral for care outside one's scope of practice.
  3. Carry out dental procedures including impression-taking, the fabrication of study models, whitening treatments and preventative treatments.
  4. Diagnose, prevent and manage non-carious tooth structure loss, dental caries (including root caries) and periodontal diseases in a clinical environment.
  5. Communicate information regarding oral health.
  6. Demonstrate appropriate interpersonal / team communication skills, professional attitudes and ethical behaviours.

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 6
1 - Practical Assessment      
2 - In-class Test(s)
3 - Practical and Written Assessment  
4 - Examination        

Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes

  • Introductory Level
  • Intermediate Level
  • Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5 6
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
1 - Practical Assessment      
2 - In-class Test(s)      
3 - Practical and Written Assessment
4 - Examination      

Prescribed Textbooks

Foundations of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist
Author/s: Jill S. Gehrig and Donald E. Willmann Year: 2015
Edition: Fourth Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
City: Philadelphia State: Pennsylvania
Country: USA
Fundamentals of Operative Dentistry
Author/s: Thomas J. Hilton; Jack L. Ferracane; James Broome Year: 2013
Edition: Fourth Publisher: Quintessence
City: Carol Stream State: Illionis
Country: USA
View textbooks at the CQUniversity Bookshop
Note:

IT Resources

You will need access to the following IT resources:
  • Internet
  • CQUniversity Student Email
  • Unit Website (Moodle)
All submissions for this unit must use the Harvard (author-date) referencing style (details can be obtained here), OR American Psychological Association (APA) referencing style (details can be obtained here). For further information, see the Assessment Tasks below.
Unit CoordinatorKelly-Anne Waters (k.waters@cqu.edu.au)
Note: Check the Term-Specific section for any additional contact information provided by the teaching team
Week Begin Date Module/Topic Chapter Events and Submissions
Week 1 06-03-2017

Occupational Health and Safety

Infection Control

Clinical Protocols

The Periodontium in Health and Disease

Foundations of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist, 4th edition: Jill S. Gehrig and Donald E. Willmann Chapters 1, 3-11, 14-16, 19

Including lectures held in 2 week intensive 20 Feb - 03 Mar 2017

Week 2 13-03-2017

Tobacco

Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy

Chemical Agents

Minimum Intervention Dentistry

Introduction to Operative Dentistry

Foundations of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist, 4th edition: Jill S. Gehrig and Donald E. Willmann Chapters 18, 22, 25

Minimum intervention dentistry principles and objectives: LJ Walsh, AM Brostek. Australian Dental Journal 2013; 58:(1 Suppl): 3-16 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/adj.12045/epdf

Summitt’s Fundamentals of Operative Dentistry, 4th edition: Thomas J. Hilton; Jack L. Ferracane; James Broome 2, 7

Week 3 20-03-2017

Instrumentation

Fissure Sealants

Management of Extrinsic and Intrinsic Stains

Summitt’s Fundamentals of Operative Dentistry, 4th edition: Thomas J. Hilton; Jack L. Ferracane; James Broome 7, 11, 16

Dental Hygiene: Theory and Practice By Michele Leonardi Darby and Margaret Walsh Chapter 29, 34, 38

Week 4 27-03-2017

ADA Codes

Medical Emergencies in Dental Practice

ADA Australian Schedule of Dental Services and Glossary Eleventh Edition

Therapeutic Guidelines: Oral and Dental Version 2

Week 5 03-04-2017

Physical and Mechanical Properties of Dental Materials

Adhesion to Enamel and Dentine

Adhesive Restorations

Summitt’s Fundamentals of Operative Dentistry, 4th edition: Thomas J. Hilton; Jack L. Ferracane; James Broome Chapter 9 and 14


Vacation Week 10-04-2017
Week 6 17-04-2017

Contouring and Polishing Restorations

Class II restorations

Non-Carious Tooth Wear

Dentinal Hypersensitivity

Summitt’s Fundamentals of Operative Dentistry, 4th edition: Thomas J. Hilton; Jack L. Ferracane; James Broome Chapter 11, 12, 15

Dental Hygiene: Theory and Practice By Michele Leonardi Darby and Margaret Walsh Chapter 39

The role of erosion in toothwear : aetiology, prevention and management. International Dental Journal (2005) 55, 277-284 DW Bartlett

Pre-clinical Online Quiz - Due Sunday (opens 7AM Saturday 15 April and closes 11.45PM Sun 23 April)

Practical Assessment - Barrier Exam Due Friday (21 Apr 17) 06:00 PM AEST
Week 7 24-04-2017

Class V Restorations

Class III Restorations

Class I Restorations

Summitt’s Fundamentals of Operative Dentistry, 4th edition: Thomas J. Hilton; Jack L. Ferracane; James Broome Chapter 10, 11, 12, 15

Week 8 01-05-2017

Class IV Restorations

Root Caries

Pulpal Considerations

Summitt’s Fundamentals of Operative Dentistry, 4th edition: Thomas J. Hilton; Jack L. Ferracane; James Broome Chapter 6, 10, 12, 13

Foundations of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist, 4th edition: Jill S. Gehrig and Donald E. Willmann Chapters 30

Week 9 08-05-2017

Amalgam

Tooth Whitening

Oral Appliances

Summitt’s Fundamentals of Operative Dentistry, 4th edition: Thomas J. Hilton; Jack L. Ferracane; James Broome Chapter 12, 16

Dental Hygiene: Theory and Practice By Michele Leonardi Darby and Margaret Walsh Chapter 29, 37

Week 10 15-05-2017

Temporary Restorations and Gingival Retraction Cord

Introduction to LA technique

Dental Impressions

Handbook of Local Anaesthesia 6th ed. By Stanley F. Malamed Ch 11-14

Dental Hygiene: Theory and Practice 4th ed. By Michele Leonardi Darby and Margaret Walsh Ch 37
Week 11 22-05-2017

Periodontal Maintenance

Foundations of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist, 4th edition: Jill S. Gehrig and Donald E. Willmann Chapters 30

Week 12 29-05-2017

Combined tutorial for ORAL12001 and ORAL12003


OSCE Due Friday (02 Jun 17) 06:00 PM AEST
Practical and Written Assessment Due Friday (02 Jun 17) 06:00 PM AEST
Review/Exam Week 05-06-2017
Exam Week 12-06-2017

Dr Kelly Waters

Building 14 Room 1.19
CQUniversity Oral Health Clinic
Berrill Lane NORTH ROCKHAMPTON QLD 4702

Tel: 0428 521 361

Email: k.waters@cqu.edu.au

Other contacts:

Ms Karen Smart

0411 437 901

Uniform and clinical attire:

All students are to comply with clinical and uniform requirements of the oral health clinic as promulgated.

1 Practical Assessment

Assessment Title Practical Assessment - Barrier Exam
Task Description

Students will undergo a barrier exam in Week 6.

The barrier exam is an assessment of your basic hygiene clinical skills to ensure you are safe to commence treatment on patients from the general public.

It is mandatory to pass this assessment to pass ORAL12003 overall. If you do not pass on your first sitting, you will be given a supplementary examination within a week. If you do not pass the supplementary examination, you will be unable to continue clinical practice in ORAL12003.

Assessment Due Date Week 6 Friday (21-Apr-2017) 06:00 PM AEST
Marks will be deducted at a penalty of 5% or equivalent of the total available marks for the assessment for each calendar day (full or part) it is overdue.
Return Date to Students Week 7 Friday (28-Apr-2017)
You must pass this assessment task in order to pass the course overall.
Weighting Pass/Fail
Assessment Criteria

An assessment rubric for evaluation of student performance of procedures is provided in the clinical workbook.

Conditions Minimum mark or grade - 60% - You must pass this assessment task in order to pass the course overall.
Referencing Style Harvard (author-date) or American Psychological Association (APA)
Submission Hard copy

Learning Outcomes Assessed
This section can be expanded to view the assessed learning outcomes

2. Perform medical and dental history taking, dental examination and risk assessment for adult patients in a clinical environment, including identification of patients who require referral for care outside one's scope of practice.

4. Diagnose, prevent and manage non-carious tooth structure loss, dental caries (including root caries) and periodontal diseases in a clinical environment.

5. Communicate information regarding oral health.

Graduate Attributes
This section can be expanded to view the assessed graduate attributes

1. Communication

2. Problem Solving

3. Critical Thinking

4. Information Literacy

8. Ethical practice



2 In-class Test(s)

Assessment Title OSCE
Task Description

A number of stations will be set out in this test to assess clinical knowledge. Students will have a time limit for each station in which to answer a question or identify the item. Questions may be short answer or multiple choice.

Assessment Due Date Week 12 Friday (02-Jun-2017) 06:00 PM AEST
You must pass this assessment task in order to pass the course overall.
Return Date to Students Results will returned to students with end of term results.
Weighting 40%
Assessment Criteria

Critical thinking and application of learnt basic clinical concepts into real life situations.

Conditions Minimum mark or grade - Minimum mark or grade - 50% - You must obtain at least 50% in this assessment task in order to pass the unit overall.
Referencing Style Harvard (author-date) or American Psychological Association (APA)
Submission Hard copy

Learning Outcomes Assessed
This section can be expanded to view the assessed learning outcomes

1. Discuss the theoretical basis of oral health practice and dental procedures for the diagnosis, prevention and management of oral diseases.

2. Perform medical and dental history taking, dental examination and risk assessment for adult patients in a clinical environment, including identification of patients who require referral for care outside one's scope of practice.

3. Carry out dental procedures including impression-taking, the fabrication of study models, whitening treatments and preventative treatments.

4. Diagnose, prevent and manage non-carious tooth structure loss, dental caries (including root caries) and periodontal diseases in a clinical environment.

5. Communicate information regarding oral health.

6. Demonstrate appropriate interpersonal / team communication skills, professional attitudes and ethical behaviours.

Graduate Attributes
This section can be expanded to view the assessed graduate attributes

1. Communication

2. Problem Solving

3. Critical Thinking

4. Information Literacy

8. Ethical practice



3 Practical and Written Assessment

Assessment Title Practical and Written Assessment
Task Description

Three components:

Pre-clinical Online Quiz:

This is an online quiz in Week 6. There are multiple choice questions on learnings from: Periodontal Examination; Jan Egelberg and Anita Badersten

The online examination is pass/fail, and as such you are required to pass it to pass ORAL12003. A pass grade is 60%.
You have 2 online attempts, but at least 24 hours must pass between each attempt. If after 2 attempts, you do not pass, you will be unable to proceed with ORAL12003.
The quiz will open 7AM Saturday 15 April and close 11.45PM Sun 23 April.

Clinical Practical Component:

In each clinical and laboratory session, you are required to complete exercises. These exercises are designed to consolidate, apply and extend the theory learnt in lectures into clinical practice. All activities are graded by the supervisor using criterion-referenced assessment rubrics. A pass grade is 60%.

Clinical Written Component:

Self-reflection is an important practice for personal and professional development. You will be required to write in a self-reflective journal based on your practical experiences. This journal will be graded by a supervisor. A pass grade is 60%.

Assessment Due Date Week 12 Friday (02-Jun-2017) 06:00 PM AEST
Marks will be deducted at a penalty of 5% or equivalent of the total available marks for the assessment for each calendar day (full or part) it is overdue.
Return Date to Students Results will be added to final assessments.
Weighting Pass/Fail
Assessment Criteria

You must obtain at least 60% in this assessment task in order to pass the course overall.

There is an assessment rubric for evaluation of student performance provided in the workbooks.


Conditions Minimum mark or grade - 60% - You must obtain at least 60% in this assessment task in order to pass the course overall.
Referencing Style Harvard (author-date) or American Psychological Association (APA)
Submission Hard copy

Marks will be deducted at a penalty of 5% or equivalent of the total available marks for the assessment for each calendar day (full or part) it is overdue.

Learning Outcomes Assessed
This section can be expanded to view the assessed learning outcomes

2. Perform medical and dental history taking, dental examination and risk assessment for adult patients in a clinical environment, including identification of patients who require referral for care outside one's scope of practice.

3. Carry out dental procedures including impression-taking, the fabrication of study models, whitening treatments and preventative treatments.

4. Diagnose, prevent and manage non-carious tooth structure loss, dental caries (including root caries) and periodontal diseases in a clinical environment.

5. Communicate information regarding oral health.

6. Demonstrate appropriate interpersonal / team communication skills, professional attitudes and ethical behaviours.

Graduate Attributes
This section can be expanded to view the assessed graduate attributes

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



Examination

Outline Complete an examination
Date During the University examination period
Weighting 60%
Condition Minimum percentage of examination marks required to pass course - You must obtain at least 50% in this assessment task in order to pass the course overall.
Length 180 minutes
Details Dictionary - non-electronic, concise, direct translation only (dictionary must not contain any notes or comments).
No Calculators Permitted
Closed Book
Learning Outcomes Assessed
This section can be expanded to view the assessed learning outcomes

1. Discuss the theoretical basis of oral health practice and dental procedures for the diagnosis, prevention and management of oral diseases.

5. Communicate information regarding oral health.

Graduate Attributes
This section can be expanded to view the assessed graduate attributes

1. Communication

2. Problem Solving

3. Critical Thinking

4. Information Literacy

8. Ethical practice


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