Principles of dental care and how these relate to comprehensive delivery of general practice dentistry.
The programme will provide a learning framework that will allow candidates to advance their academic and clinical skills in aspects of general practice dentistry. The programme's goal is to provide dental practitioners with advanced skills in a range of disciplines that will be of benefit to the public. The programme aims to broaden students in advanced clinical skills and update them on current advances in clinical practice and issues involving the delivery of general practice dentistry. Students will be able to critically evaluate these concepts and will understand scientific method. The programme design is structured in order for candidates to apply their course work to Dental Council of NZ and/or NZDA accreditation/continued dental education requirements.
|Paper title||General Practice I|
|Subject||General Practice for Dentistry|
|Teaching period||Full Year (29 January 2018 - 12 October 2018)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$17,992.50|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$31,200.00|
- Limited to
- Teaching staff
- Course Co-ordinator: Professor Karl Lyons
- Textbooks are not required for this paper - reading material is paper/journal based.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Environmental
literacy, Information literacy, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
- This paper aims to update candidates on current advances in clinical practice and public dental health issues involving the delivery of general practice dentistry to the individual and the community. Students will be able to critically evaluate these concepts and understand the social and legal implications on general practice dentistry.