DOH481 Dental Clinical Practice 5A (24)


Students participate in a clinical placement program in the provision of clinical care in varied settings in regional NSW.  Each clinical site will have students providing dental care under supervision. Clinical learning is reinforced by means of case analyses, case reviews and clinical session reviews by clinical staff.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
InternalOrange Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: DOH481
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Dentistry and Health Sciences

Enrolment restrictions

Restricted to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Dental Science course

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:

-be able to identify and discuss the scope of oral/dental health needs of different societal and cultural groups within rural and regional communities;
-be able to demonstrate competent comprehensive treatment planning;
-be able to  demonstrate competence in the provision of treatment for patients with multidisciplinary needs;
-be able to manage the decision-making and provision of acute-care treatment as required in a clinical setting;
-be able to undertake and abide by the full range of duties and responsibilities of a dentist in accordance  with professional, ethical and legal requirements as defined by the Dental Board of Australia.


The subject will cover the following topics:

-Clinical oral dental public health
-Clinical delivery of oral health care to regional, rural and remote communities
-Comprehensive treatment planning
-Clinical provision of acute care
-Ethics and jurisprudence

Work Place Learning

This subject contains a Workplace Learning component. Please contact the subject coordinator for further information.


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.