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DEOH301 Community Oral Health and Oral Health Promotion

Issues in improving the oral health of the population.

Paper title Community Oral Health and Oral Health Promotion
Paper code DEOH301
Subject Dentistry (Oral Health)
EFTS 0.1250
Points 15 points
Teaching period First Semester (29 January 2018 - 1 June 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,000.38
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,699.38

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

Daly, B., Batchelor, P., Treasure, E., Watt, R. (2013). Essential Dental Public Health (2nd ed.) Oxford, Oxford University Press.

Optional:

Durie, M. (1998). Whaiora: Maori Health Development (2nd ed.) Auckland, Oxford University Press.

Green, J., Tones, K., Cross, R., Woodall, J. (2015). Health Promotion: Planning and Strategies. (3rd ed.), Los Angeles, Sage Publications Ltd.

Hawe, P., Degeling, D., & Hall, J. (1995). Evaluating Health Promotion: A health workers guide. Sydney: Maclennan & Petty.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
The objectives of this paper are to introduce New Zealand community oral health topics and to examine how these impact on the oral health of the public. The papers aims to promote knowledge, understanding and lifelong learning as they relate to the practice of dental hygiene and dental therapy.

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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 Monday 11:00-12:50 8
Monday 13:00-13:50 9-11, 13, 15-22
AND
B1 Tuesday 13:00-13:50 8-13, 15-23
AND
C1 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 8-13, 15-16, 18-22