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DEOH201 Human Disease and Pharmacology

The basis of human disease and its management relevant to the practice of dental hygiene and dental therapy. Understanding of disease processes and their implications for oral health therapists.

Paper title Human Disease and Pharmacology
Paper code DEOH201
Subject Dentistry (Oral Health)
EFTS 0.1170
Points 14 points
Teaching period First Semester (20 February 2017 - 23 June 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $917.98
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,270.50

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Limited to
BOH
Contact
oral.health@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Alison Meldrum
Textbooks
Recommended:

Ibsen OAC, Phelan JA. (2013) Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist, 6th Edition. St Louis: WB Saunders Company

Malamed S F. (2015) Medical emergencies in the dental office. (7th Edition). St Louis: Mosby Elsevier

Neal M.J (2012) Medical Pharmacology at a Glance. (7th Edition). Malden. Blackwell Publications

Scully C, Cawson RA. (2010) Medical Problems in Dentistry (6th Edition). Edinburgh: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
The objectives of this paper are to build on knowledge gained from first year papers. Medical conditions are studied to form a foundation for evidenced-based practice in the care of patients with medical and oral conditions. Students will develop the necessary knowledge to provide patients comprehensive, safe and effective oral health care by understanding diseases and their implications to the oral environment.

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Timetable

First Semester (20 February 2017 - 23 June 2017)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Wednesday 15:00-16:50 8-15, 17-22
AND
C1 Thursday 14:00-14:50 8-15, 17-22
AND
D1 Friday 15:00-16:50 8-14, 17-21

The basis of human disease and its management relevant to the practice of dental hygiene and dental therapy. Understanding of disease processes and their implications for oral health therapists.

Paper title Human Disease and Pharmacology
Paper code DEOH201
Subject Dentistry (Oral Health)
EFTS 0.1170
Points 14 points
Teaching period First Semester (29 January 2018 - 1 June 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $936.35
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,398.62

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Limited to
BOH
Contact
oral.health@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Alison Meldrum
Textbooks
Recommended:

Ibsen OAC, Phelan JA. (2013) Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist, 6th Edition. St Louis: WB Saunders Company

Malamed S F. (2015) Medical emergencies in the dental office. (7th Edition). St Louis: Mosby Elsevier

Neal M.J (2012) Medical Pharmacology at a Glance. (7th Edition). Malden. Blackwell Publications

Scully C, Cawson RA. (2010) Medical Problems in Dentistry (6th Edition). Edinburgh: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
The objectives of this paper are to build on knowledge gained from first year papers. Medical conditions are studied to form a foundation for evidenced-based practice in the care of patients with medical and oral conditions. Students will develop the necessary knowledge to provide patients comprehensive, safe and effective oral health care by understanding diseases and their implications to the oral environment.

^ Top of page

Timetable

First Semester (29 January 2018 - 1 June 2018)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Wednesday 15:00-16:50 5-13, 15-16, 18-21
AND
C1 Thursday 14:00-14:50 5-13, 15-21
AND
D1 Friday 15:00-16:50 5-12, 15-21