DOH483 Dental Clinical Practice 5 (48)

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 Outlines
Current CSU students can view Subject Outlines for recent sessions. Please note that Subject Outlines and assessment tasks are updated each session.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



Two sessions


School 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 hte 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.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • clinical oral dental public health
  • clinical delivery of oral health care to regioal, rural and remote communities
  • comprehensive treatment planning
  • ethics and jurisprudence

Workplace Learning

This subject contains a 96 days Compulsory Workplace Learning component.

Clinical Placement for the entire year at CSU dental clinics and other clinical facilities across NSW


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.