ORAL12001 - Oral Disease Prevention and Management
Term 1 - 2017


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Overview

In this unit, you will study current approaches for the prevention, treatment and management of dental diseases such as dental caries (including root caries), periodontal diseases and non carious tooth structure loss. By recording and considering the patient’s medical, dental and social history you will be able diagnose dental diseases and develop an appropriate treatment plan. You will use your clinical judgment skills with a wide range of patients, including child and adult patients, medically compromised adults, special needs patients and the elderly.

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 ORAL12003 Oral Health Clinical Practice 1

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. Presentation and Written Assessment 40%
2. 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
Irregularities in the marking of the Final Written Examination. Informal consultations with students, emails from students and review of grades. Assessment of Coursework Procedures will be followed for the Final Written Examination in 2017.
Lecturer trained, and competent, in Moodle tasks. Informal consultations with students, emails from students and review of grades. The lecturer will be trained in Moodle before Term 1 commences in 2017.
Lecturer available for consultation - not on campus, not responding to emails and on Recreation Leave for 3 weeks. Informal consultations with students, emails from students and review of grades. The lecturer should be available for consultation with students in 2017.
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
  1. Explain the processes of risk assessment, nutritional advice and oral health education for the management of all patients, including children, adults, medically compromised, special needs and elderly patients.
  2. Describe current approaches to the prevention of dental diseases, dental caries (including root caries), periodontal diseases and non carious tooth structure loss.
  3. Explain the management of dental diseases including the appropriate selection and use of restorative dental materials.
  4. Form a definitive diagnosis from the information gathered and develop an appropriate treatment plan utilising the relevant treatment phases.
  5. Communicate information regarding oral health to a patients of all ages.
  6. Satisfy the requirements of an evolving dental practitioner utilising 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 - Presentation and Written Assessment
2 - 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 - Presentation and Written Assessment
2 - Examination      

Prescribed Textbooks

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Dentistry
Author/s: Stephen J. Stefanac and Samuel P. Nesbit Year: 2017
Edition: 3rd Publisher: Elsevier
City: St Louis State: Missouri
Country: USA
Therapeutic Guidelines Oral and Dental
Author/s: Oral and Dental Expert group Year: 2012
Edition: Version 2 Publisher: Therapeutic Guidelines Limited
City: Melbourne State: Victoria
Country: Australia
View textbooks at the CQUniversity Bookshop

Other Resources

These are not compulsory, but may assist you:
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
Dental Caries : The Disease and its Clinical Management
Author/s: Fejerskov , Nyvad & Kidd Year: 2015
Edition: 3rd edition Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
City: Oxford
Country: United Kingdom
Other resources may be available at CQUniversity Library. Note:

Students will need to order the 'Therapeutics Guidelines Oral and Dental' online. Link for the Therapeutics Guidelines website http://www.tg.org.au

Note: 'Foundation of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist' and 'Dental Caries:The Disease and its Clinical Management' are suggested supplementary textbooks.

IT Resources

You will need access to the following IT resources:
  • CQUniversity Student Email
  • Internet
  • Unit Website (Moodle)
All submissions for this unit must use the American Psychological Association (APA) referencing style (details can be obtained here), OR Harvard (author-date) referencing style (details can be obtained here). For further information, see the Assessment Tasks below.
Unit CoordinatorKaren Smart (k.smart@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

INTRODUCTION

  • Outcomes
  • Treatment planning framework
  • Documentation
  • Consent
  • Confidentiality, other legal and ethical issues

CLINICAL EXAMINATION

  • patient history
  • extra-oral, intra-oral
  • diagnostic aids

See moodle for links

Stefanac, Stephen J. & Nesbit, Samuel P. (2017) Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Dentistry 3rd Ed., Mosby Elsevier.

  • Chapter 6 - Ethical and legal considerations when treatment planning.
  • Chapter 1 - Patient evaluation and assessment.
  • Chapter 3 - Evidence based treatment planning

Nield-Gehrig, Jill S & Willmann, Donald E. (2016) Foundations of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist, 4th Ed., Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Chap 19 p 321 and Chapter 23.

Compulsory two week residential intensive commencing 20th Feb 2017 - 3rd March 2017.

Week 2 13-03-2017

DIAGNOSIS and TREATMENT PLANNING

Phases of treatment plan

  • The acute phase of treatment
  • The disease control phase of treatment
  • Definitive phase
  • Maintenance phase

See Moodle for links

Stefanac, Stephen J. & Nesbit, Samuel P. (2017)Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Dentistry 3rd Ed., Mosby Elsevier.

  • Chapter 4 - Developing the treatment plan
  • Chapter 7 to 11 - Phases of the treatment plan
Week 3 20-03-2017

INTER- PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

DISEASE PREVENTION

See Moodle for links

Stefanac, Stephen J. & Nesbit, Samuel P. (2017) Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Dentistry 3rd Ed., Mosby Elsevier.

  • Chapter 5 - Interprofessional treatment planning

Written and oral presentation - discusion and handed out.

Week 4 27-03-2017

ORAL HEALTH EDUCATION

  • individual
  • group

See Moodle for links

Week 5 03-04-2017

Treatment planning for the MEDICALLY COMPROMISED

See Moodle for links

Stefanac, Stephen J. & Nesbit, Samuel P. (2017) Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Dentistry 3rd Ed., Mosby Elsevier.

  • Chapter 12 - Patients with special needs.

Oral and Dental Expert Group (2012) Therapeutic Guidelines: Oral and Dental Version 2. page 137-166., Melbourne: Therapeutic Guidelines Limited.

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

Treatment planning for ALCOHOL, SUBSTANCE ABUSE and the ANXIOUS client

See Moodle for links

Stefanac, Stephen J. & Nesbit, Samuel P. (2017) Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Dentistry 3rd Ed., Mosby Elsevier.

  • Chapter 13-15.
Week 7 24-04-2017

public holiday

Week 8 01-05-2017

Treatment planning for the

  • ELDERLY CLIENT
  • SPECIAL NEEDS

See Moodle for links

Stefanac, Stephen J. & Nesbit, Samuel P. (2017) Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Dentistry 3rd Ed., Mosby Elsevier.

  • Chapter 12 - Patients with special needs
  • Chapter 17 - Geriatric patients
Week 9 08-05-2017

Treatment planning for the CHILD and ADOLESCENT client

See Moodle for links

Stefanac, Stephen J. & Nesbit, Samuel P. (2017) Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Dentistry 3rd Ed., Mosby Elsevier.

  • Chapter 16 - Adolescents patients.
Week 10 15-05-2017

Minimal Intervention Dentistry and Dental Materials

See Moodle for links

Week 11 22-05-2017

Submit and present project

Revision

Group Poster - due for submission

Poster and oral poster presentation Due Monday (22 May 17) 09:00 AM AEST
Week 12 29-05-2017

Revision week

Review/Exam Week 05-06-2017
Exam Week 12-06-2017

This unit has a compulsary two week residential intensive commencing 20th Feb 2017 - 3rd March 2017.

1 Presentation and Written Assessment

Assessment Title Poster and oral poster presentation
Task Description

This assessment consists of a group poster and oral presentation completed by students in groups of 3-4.

You will have the option of choosing a topic from the list of given topics. You can also select group partners. Failure of choose topic/partners within the prescribed period will result in automatic allocation of topic and group.

Detailed description of the task will be available on the Moodle site.

Assessment Due Date Week 11 Monday (22-May-2017) 09:00 AM AEST
Electronic submissions must be submitted by Monday 9am, oral presentations will be in the allocated lecture times.
Return Date to Students Results will be returned to students with end of term results
Weighting 40%
Assessment Criteria

Assessment criteria will be available to students via Moodle.

Student must obtain at least 50% in this assessment task in order to pass the course overall.

Late submissions: 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) if it is overdue.

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 American Psychological Association (APA) or Harvard (author-date)
Submission Online
Group submission

Students will submit an electronic copy of the poster online.

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

1. Explain the processes of risk assessment, nutritional advice and oral health education for the management of all patients, including children, adults, medically compromised, special needs and elderly patients.

2. Describe current approaches to the prevention of dental diseases, dental caries (including root caries), periodontal diseases and non carious tooth structure loss.

3. Explain the management of dental diseases including the appropriate selection and use of restorative dental materials.

4. Form a definitive diagnosis from the information gathered and develop an appropriate treatment plan utilising the relevant treatment phases.

5. Communicate information regarding oral health to a patients of all ages.

6. Satisfy the requirements of an evolving dental practitioner utilising 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 - Minimum mark or grade - 50% - You must obtain at least 50% in this assessment task in order to pass the unit 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. Explain the processes of risk assessment, nutritional advice and oral health education for the management of all patients, including children, adults, medically compromised, special needs and elderly patients.

2. Describe current approaches to the prevention of dental diseases, dental caries (including root caries), periodontal diseases and non carious tooth structure loss.

3. Explain the management of dental diseases including the appropriate selection and use of restorative dental materials.

4. Form a definitive diagnosis from the information gathered and develop an appropriate treatment plan utilising the relevant treatment phases.

5. Communicate information regarding oral health to a patients of all ages.

6. Satisfy the requirements of an evolving dental practitioner utilising 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

7. Cross Cultural Competence

8. Ethical practice


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