ORALHLTH 2200HO - Second Annual Oral Health Examination
Teaching Hospitals - Semester 2 - 2020
General Course Information
Course Code ORALHLTH 2200HO Course Second Annual Oral Health Examination Coordinating Unit Oral Health Term Semester 2 Level Undergraduate Location/s Teaching Hospitals Available for Study Abroad and Exchange N Corequisites ORALHLTH 2203 BHO, ORALHLTH 2201 BHO, ORALHLTH 2202 BHO, ORALHLTH 2204 BHO Restrictions Available to Bachelor of Oral Health students only Course Description The SAOHE Course brings together material covered in all BOH 2 Courses, with an emphasis on integration of knowledge and clinical implications, to provide students with a richer understanding of oral health therapy philosophies and practice.
Course Coordinator: Dr Jennifer Gray
The full timetable of all activities for this course can be accessed from Course Planner.The SAOH Examination is held at the end of Semesters 1 and 2 during the exam period.
Course Learning Outcomes
The purpose of SAOHE is to enable students to:
1. Collect, record and interpret relevant medical, dental and social histories from patients and safely and accurately examine the hard and soft tissues of the oral cavity to enable collaborative action plans to be made and patient records to be created
2. Draw on the previous outcome and by applying knowledge of the biological basis of dentistry; provide appropriate treatment and advice for individuals with early/incipient carious lesions, gingivitis and mild periodontal conditions, using current concepts of minimum intervention and within the context of dental hygiene and dental therapy practice
3. Apply knowledge of the behavioural and social sciences to design, develop, implement and evaluate patient educational materials for selected groups of patients related to the prevention of common dental diseases.
University Graduate Attributes
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attribute(s) specified below:
University Graduate Attribute Course Learning Outcome(s)
Required ResourcesThis course integrates key concepts from all of the BOH 2 courses and does not have any required resources specifically.
Please refer to individual BOH 2 course information and associated resources.
Recommended ResourcesPlease refer to individual BOH 2 course information and associated resources.
Learning & Teaching Activities
Learning & Teaching ModesAs per individual BOH 2 course learning and teaching modes.
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Learning Activities Summary
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The University's policy on Assessment for Coursework Programs is based on the following four principles:
- Assessment must encourage and reinforce learning.
- Assessment must enable robust and fair judgements about student performance.
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- Assessment must maintain academic standards.
Assessment SummaryThe SAOH Examination is an Objective Structured Clinical Assessment (OSCA) exam which is divided into stations, covering clinical case studies that assist students to integrate their knowledge into oral health practice. It assesses the core competencies that are outlined for the second year of the BOH.
Assessment Related RequirementsKnowldge of all aspects of each of the second year courses of the BOH is required for successful completion of this assessment.
Assessment DetailThe Semester 1 OSCA is designed to provide students with an opportunity to experience a clinical stations exam and receive formative feedback on their performance.
The results of the Semester 1 OSCA do not count towards the final result for this course. Instead, it assists students to be able to identify their strengths and weaknesses and develop strategies for improvement. It also assists students to identify any knowledge gaps and seek remedial assistance through discussion with the course and/or year coordinators.
The Semester 2 OSCA is a high stakes summative assessment task.
The pass mark for each station is 55% and each student must pass a minimun of 70% of the stations, in order to be granted a remedial opportunity.
This assessment approach ensures that each student has reached a level of competency to practice safely when caring for patients, at a level that is expected of a second year student.
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Grades for your performance in this course will be awarded in accordance with the following scheme:
GS8 (Coursework Grade Scheme) Grade Description CN Continuing FNS Fail No Submission NFE No Formal Examination F Fail NGP Non Graded Pass P Pass C Credit D Distinction HD High Distinction RP Result Pending
Further details of the grades/results can be obtained from Examinations.
Grade Descriptors are available which provide a general guide to the standard of work that is expected at each grade level. More information at Assessment for Coursework Programs.
Final results for this course will be made available through Access Adelaide.
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