Orientation Course (OC) 2022

You can enrol in the Orientation Course regardless of whether you plan to present for the Primary Dental Sciences Examination.

Enrolled candidates will be provided access to the lecture notes and the opportunity to network with peers, academics, Fellows, Members and staff.

This course represents 74 CPD hours upon completion.

Subjects Covered

  • Anatomy
  • Cell Biology and Biochemistry
  • Histology
  • Microbiology
  • Pathology
  • Physiology
  • Pharmacology

Course Structure
Pre-record online lectures supplemented by live Q&A webinar sessions and two Masterclasses.

Lectures
• All lectures will be pre-recorded and released on 1 June, giving candidates approximately 7 weeks to prepare for the live Q&A sessions

Live Q&A sessions
• Live Q&A sessions will be held for each discipline over 7 weeks
• Live Q&A’s will be recorded to allow access at a later time

Self-directed study groups
• You will be provided with an opportunity to form self-directed study groups and meet via Zoom at scheduled times during the course

Masterclasses
• Masterclasses will be held in Sydney and Perth
• Candidates can attend in-person or online
• Masterclasses will cover lectures on six science subjects, as well as Pharmacology
• A dinner function will be hosted on Saturday evening as a chance to meet and network with your peers and lecturers
• The Masterclasses will not be recorded

For more detailed information on the Orientation Course please click here.

Registrations extended to: Sunday, 31 July 2022
This course has commenced and therefore by enrolling you acknowledge that this may impact your ability to prepare for live Q&A sessions.

Course content will be accessible from
Wednesday, 1 June 2022

Live Q & A session
Held every week for 7 weeks commencing Tuesday, 19 July from 6:30pm to 8pm AEST

Self-direct study groups
Held every week for 7 weeks commencing Thursday, 21 July from 6:30pm – 8pm AEST

Masterclasses
• Sydney Masterclass (in-person or virtual)
Saturday, 17 September (12:30pm – 5pm) – Sunday, 18 September (9am – 1:30pm)
Additional dinner function on Saturday, 17 September

• Perth Masterclass (in-person or virtual)
Saturday, 24 September (12:30pm – 5pm) – Sunday, 25 September  (9am – 1:30pm)
Additional dinner function on Saturday, 24 September

Apply for RACDS Student Membership or Affiliate Membership and enjoy numerous membership benefits. The Orientation Course is available to non-members – simply click the Create A Profile button on the right hand side.

For information on the Primary Examination please click here.

Event information

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Add to your calendar 07/19/22 12:00 AM 08/30/22 12:00 AM Australia/Sydney Orientation Course (OC) 2022

You can enrol in the Orientation Course regardless of whether you plan to present for the Primary Dental Sciences Examination.

Enrolled candidates will be provided access to the lecture notes and the opportunity to network with peers, academics, Fellows, Members and staff.

This course represents 74 CPD hours upon completion.

Subjects Covered

  • Anatomy
  • Cell Biology and Biochemistry
  • Histology
  • Microbiology
  • Pathology
  • Physiology
  • Pharmacology

Course Structure
Pre-record online lectures supplemented by live Q&A webinar sessions and two Masterclasses.

Lectures
• All lectures will be pre-recorded and released on 1 June, giving candidates approximately 7 weeks to prepare for the live Q&A sessions

Live Q&A sessions
• Live Q&A sessions will be held for each discipline over 7 weeks
• Live Q&A’s will be recorded to allow access at a later time

Self-directed study groups
• You will be provided with an opportunity to form self-directed study groups and meet via Zoom at scheduled times during the course

Masterclasses
• Masterclasses will be held in Sydney and Perth
• Candidates can attend in-person or online
• Masterclasses will cover lectures on six science subjects, as well as Pharmacology
• A dinner function will be hosted on Saturday evening as a chance to meet and network with your peers and lecturers
• The Masterclasses will not be recorded

For more detailed information on the Orientation Course please click here.

Registrations extended to: Sunday, 31 July 2022
This course has commenced and therefore by enrolling you acknowledge that this may impact your ability to prepare for live Q&A sessions.

Course content will be accessible from
Wednesday, 1 June 2022

Live Q & A session
Held every week for 7 weeks commencing Tuesday, 19 July from 6:30pm to 8pm AEST

Self-direct study groups
Held every week for 7 weeks commencing Thursday, 21 July from 6:30pm – 8pm AEST

Masterclasses
• Sydney Masterclass (in-person or virtual)
Saturday, 17 September (12:30pm – 5pm) – Sunday, 18 September (9am – 1:30pm)
Additional dinner function on Saturday, 17 September

• Perth Masterclass (in-person or virtual)
Saturday, 24 September (12:30pm – 5pm) – Sunday, 25 September  (9am – 1:30pm)
Additional dinner function on Saturday, 24 September

Apply for RACDS Student Membership or Affiliate Membership and enjoy numerous membership benefits. The Orientation Course is available to non-members – simply click the Create A Profile button on the right hand side.

For information on the Primary Examination please click here.

Online

Registration closed

The Orientation Course (OC) is a preparatory course covering all six (6) science subjects assessed in the Primary Examination (GDP), as well as Pharmacology.

  1. Each registered ticket is valid for one person only. No split or shared registrations.
  2. Virtual event/program access details are provided for the registered attendee only and are not to be shared.
  3. The enrolment fee may be refunded as per the RACDS Refund Policy.
  4. Enrolment is valid only for the current year’s course.
  5. The College reserves the right to move Masterclasses completely online if face-to-face delivery is compromised due to travel restrictions or other circumstances.
  6. The College reserves the right to amend the timing and dates of courses whenever conditions warrant. Where courses are cancelled or postponed, a full refund of the enrolment fee will be issued. The College takes no responsibility for any other costs incurred by the Candidate.
  7. All prices are in Australian Dollars (AUD).

Declaration
By enrolling in the Orientation Course, you agree that no part of the course content may be reproduced, distributed or transmitted in any form or by any means, including video and audio recordings, photocopy and photography. Downloading video lectures is not permitted. Using the course materials in any manner, other than personal education, without the written permission of the lecturers is not permitted by copyright law.

This course has commenced and therefore by enrolling you acknowledge that this may impact your ability to prepare for live Q&A sessions.

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