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DTHR404 Dental Public Health

Advanced knowledge of oral health and oral health care in New Zealand and international contexts. Knowledge and understanding of the concepts and practice of dental public health and its role in New Zealand society, including the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion. Introduction to oral health epidemiology and the planning of oral health services.

Paper title Dental Public Health
Paper code DTHR404
Subject Dental Therapy
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2018
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,746.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,398.75

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Limited to
PGDipDentTher
Contact
oral.health@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Dr Susan Moffat
Textbooks
Daly B, Watt RG, Batchelor P & Treasure ET (2013). Essential Dental Public Health. 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
This paper is intended to provide knowledge and understanding of the concepts and practice of dental public health and its role in New Zealand society, including the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion.

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Timetable

Not offered in 2018

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