Week 42

I was actually very happy to be starting preclinic again, even if that included waking up earlier than usual. I thoroughly enjoyed the last 3 weeks of preclinic, where every session we did something different- posterior restorations, pulpotomies and placement of SSCs which I found very fun to do and I also learned so much Read More…

It is ok not to feel ok

Our start back to normality was short lived, but it was not unexpected. These Stage 4 measures, while challenging and difficult were necessary if we were to get back to any kind of normal living in the foreseeable future. So I am really quite relieved that the State Government made the decision to do this. Read More…

Welcome back

I have a list of blog post topics waiting for the right time… this doesn’t seem like it. I asked Mr. Mac what he thought I should blog about and he said… ask them ‘Do they like Karmichael Hunt’s man bun? See how many get it – it might start a conversation…‘ So that’s it, Read More…

Remote learning week 8

The last few weeks went so fast, I didn’t even realise that we were already at the end of first semester and close to exams. I’ve actually really enjoyed studying from home. It’s starting to get colder now, and so I am glad I’m not having to travel to and from uni in this weather Read More…

2 days to go

I had an exciting day yesterday – I bought a second screen for my laptop and it worked straight out of the box. I have now set up my space just about right – with only 2 days to go lol… So I am all set up to continue online learning in Semester 2. And Read More…

Learning Experience – Remote Period

As the end of the remote learning period is coming to an end, I thought a reflection on my learning experience would be the best way to show my progression and laybacks during this time! For obvious reasons, my clinical skills has not been honed in on during this time but the demos and lecturers Read More…

Week 4- online learning

At the beginning of online learning it felt very different and very chaotic with so many lectures and activities to do everyday. I felt like I couldn’t keep up with the classwork and assignments on top of that. However, being week 5 now, I think I’ve settled in quite well and adjusted to the timetable Read More…

Post-Nepal Feels Pt. 2

The community aspect of my Nepal experience was definitely one to remember. From the 6 hour hikes to the squat toilets and then the freezing cold concrete floor we slept on… In terms of the clinical aspect, we performed door-to-door oral screenings as well as OHI sessions and focus group discussion to determine the oral Read More…

#BOH2CPD and Remote Learning Week 1 – 3

On 21st of March I have completed Infection Control Training – COVID 19 as part ofContinuing my Professional Development requirement. I found this online training worthwhile and informative as it covers the fundamentals of infection prevention and control for COVID-19. certificate_of_acknowledgement   Over the weeks of online learning, I felt very overwhelmed at the start and Read More…