Holistic evaluation of a patient, the clinical hypothetic-deductive reasoning processes, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment planning. Under the guidance of a tutor, and by utilising a special “practice patient” file, the students start treating a “practice patient” comprehensively. The student compiles a portfolio, on a continuous basis, on the clinical and administrative procedures concerning the "practice patient". The portfolio contains the student’s year mark, which is determined on a 50:50 basis with the examination mark as the final pass mark. The examination mark is determined when the student presents the practice patient case to an audience and a panel of adjudicators.
Application of business management principles during patient management. Preparing the student for a meaningful and successful career in an increasingly complex business and health care environment. Application of certain principles and skills in terms of:
- Psychology in the dentistry practice.
- Political parameters in dentistry.
- Sociology and dentistry.
- Ethics for the dentist.
- Career possibilities.
- Management of a practice.
Additional to this, students should understand the economic, cultural, legal and regulatory environment to establish and optimise patient management.
|Prerequisites ||DFA 370,FAR 370,FSG 370,GNK 388,GPS 380,MDB 370,ODO 370,OFC 370,PDL 370,TBW 370