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Graduate Certificate in Dental Therapy (Advanced Clinical Practice)

      The experience

      Overview

      Who you will learn from

      The University of Melbourne is renowned for global leadership in teaching and training, health research, policy and practice.

      The academic team in this course is led by Associate Professor Julie Satur.

      Delivery mode

      A combination of face-to-face and online delivery with intensive coursework and clinical training. Some coursework delivery will be presented online.

      Assessment

      Each subject is formally assessed to meet the requirements of University accreditation, involving clinical case-based assessments, oral exams and workbook assessments.

      Assessment is designed to be practical and relevant to industry professionals and to demonstrate competency and capability to meet the requirements of the Australian Dental Council.

      Testimonials

      Caitlin Wainrib, Director of Mobile Dental Clinics Australia

      “The intensive clinical and theoretical training I received throughout the Graduate Certificate in Dental Therapy has been critical in me being able to start my business and provide a service to those who really need it. The program provided me with fundamental knowledge and practical skills as well as clinical experience in order to comfortably extend my scope to include adult patients.”

      Caitlin completed the Graduate Certificate in Dental Therapy (Advanced Clinical Practice) in 2014.

      Liz Cobbledick, Acting Senior Oral Health Therapist at cohealth

      “This course has given me the knowledge, skills and competence to provide more continuity of oral health care to clients. I really enjoy working in a large multi-disciplinary team and completing the course has given me the skills and knowledge to continue to provide clinical leadership and support for my peers. With the funding limitations of the public sector in mind, I can now provide more comprehensive oral health care people who need it the most.”

      Liz completed the Graduate Certificate in Dental Therapy (Advanced Clinical Practice) in 2018.