DENT 7212B - Specialist Clinical Endodontics I Part 2
North Terrace Campus - Semester 2 - 2020
General Course Information
Course Code DENT 7212B Course Specialist Clinical Endodontics I Part 2 Coordinating Unit Dental Term Semester 2 Level Postgraduate Coursework Location/s North Terrace Campus Units 18 Contact Up to 18 hours per week Available for Study Abroad and Exchange N Prerequisites DENT 7212A in previous Semester Restrictions Doctor of Clinical Dentistry only Course Description The endodontic Doctor of Clinical Dentistry postgraduate program covers the morphology, physiology and pathology of the human tooth and in particular the dental pulp, root and peri-radicular tissues. Emphasis is placed on the biology of the normal pulp, crown root and peri-radicular tissues and the aetiology, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries that affect these tissues. Endodontic theory and modern methods of treatment are covered as comprehensively as possible during clinical sessions.
Course Coordinator: Professor Giampiero Rossi-FedeleAssociate Professor Giampiero Rossi-Fedele
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Course Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge, and advanced research skills including competency in investigative techniques and technologies relating to endodontics.
Understand and demonstrate professional and ethically-appropriate research principles and workplace behaviours.
Critically interpret, evaluate and synthesise understanding of background literature, and critically interpret and evaluate the methodology used and results obtained in a research context.
Communicate scientific information including research context, approach, findings and significance clearly and concisely in written and spoken English.
Work effectively in teams in small group and research contexts.
Work effectively as an individual to plan and deliver outcomes.
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) Deep discipline knowledge
- informed and infused by cutting edge research, scaffolded throughout their program of studies
- acquired from personal interaction with research active educators, from year 1
- accredited or validated against national or international standards (for relevant programs)
GA1 Critical thinking and problem solving
- steeped in research methods and rigor
- based on empirical evidence and the scientific approach to knowledge development
- demonstrated through appropriate and relevant assessment
GA2 Teamwork and communication skills
- developed from, with, and via the SGDE
- honed through assessment and practice throughout the program of studies
- encouraged and valued in all aspects of learning
GA3 Career and leadership readiness
- technology savvy
- professional and, where relevant, fully accredited
- forward thinking and well informed
- tested and validated by work based experiences
GA4 Intercultural and ethical competency
- adept at operating in other cultures
- comfortable with different nationalities and social contexts
- able to determine and contribute to desirable social outcomes
- demonstrated by study abroad or with an understanding of indigenous knowledges
GA5 Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
- a capacity for self-reflection and a willingness to engage in self-appraisal
- open to objective and constructive feedback from supervisors and peers
- able to negotiate difficult social situations, defuse conflict and engage positively in purposeful debate
Learning & Teaching Activities
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- Assessment must encourage and reinforce learning.
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- Assessment practices must be fair and equitable to students and give them the opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned.
- Assessment must maintain academic standards.
Assessment SummaryAssessment tasks within all courses require students to demonstrate that they are able to find, evaluate, utilise, share, and create content using information technologies and the Internet.
Clinical assessment is provided by examinations by internationally accredited examiners. The examinations include case presentations and discussions at specialist level.
Assessment tasks within research project courses require students to demonstrate understanding and application of discipline and project-specific technical skills, knowledge and intellectual understanding including evaluation of outcomes.
Communication of research proposal and outcomes are assessed. Assessment is in both verbal and written form.
Demonstration of professional and ethical behaviours within a research context are assessed within oral presentations and by supervisor assessment of behaviours in a research context.
Research presentations are incorporated in annual examinations, presentation to Society groups and at International research meetings.
The sensitive management of patient data is assessed at clinical examination periods by the masking of confidential material.
Assessment tasks include individual oral and written activities that require locating and evaluation of existing information.
These include preparation and delivery critical literature review related to the research topic and preparation of a thesis and or portfolio describing and evaluating the project findings.
These tasks test the ability of students to critically analyse/review data/information and produce written or verbal outputs that demonstrate comprehension and/or synthesis of new ideas/understanding.
Clinical literature is prepared for seminar presentation, discussion and group assessment via participation.
Written communication is assessed through tasks including critical literature reviews, poster presentation of research findings and preparation of a research thesis to present research project findings.
Oral presentation is assessed through participation in clinical tutorials including journal clubs, case preparation and presentation of seminars related to patient treatment plans, and individual and oral research presentations to the School.
Team work performance in research projects are assessed within by the supervisory panel.
Clinical effectiveness is assessed by external examination during designated assessment periods.
Multiple assessment tasks, often requiring long lead times and planning occur across the DClinDent program and overlap with requirements for preparation of assessment tasks.
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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
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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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