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ROHC801 Principles of Medicine and Surgery for Rural Oral Health Care

Surgical and medical sciences for general dental practice. Principles of oral surgery, advanced local anaesthetic techniques, common disorders in oral medicine and pathology, diagnostic techniques, general medicine and initial trauma management as a first provider including triage, airway and resuscitation skills.

Paper title Principles of Medicine and Surgery for Rural Oral Health Care
Paper code ROHC801
Subject Rural Oral Health
EFTS 0.5000
Points 60 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (23 January 2017 - 17 November 2017), 2nd Non standard period (23 January 2017 - 23 June 2017), 1st Non standard period (23 January 2017 - 17 November 2017), 2nd Non standard period (23 January 2017 - 23 June 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $17,639.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $30,000.00

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Limited to
MDent
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will develop
  • A high level of skill and understanding with the principles of oral surgery assessment, investigations, techniques, instruments and management of complications
  • A high level of skill and understanding with routine administration of local anaesthetic techniques, regional neuroanatomy of the face and jaws and assessment of the effectiveness of local anaesthesia
  • Familiarity with advanced local anaesthetic techniques and regional blocks
  • A high degree of familiarity with common oral medicine conditions
  • Familiarity with common pathology related to the oral cavity, jaws and neck
  • A high level of skill and understanding with biopsy techniques and referral writing
  • A high degree of familiarity with common medical conditions related to general dental practice, including common medications
  • Familiarity for initial trauma assessment and management and ability to work within a trauma team
Contact
odss@otago.ac.nz
Teaching Arrangements
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Professor Darryl Tong
Paper Structure
Textbooks
To be advised
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Course outline
Eligibility

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (23 January 2017 - 17 November 2017)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

2nd Non standard period (23 January 2017 - 23 June 2017)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

1st Non standard period (23 January 2017 - 17 November 2017)

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

2nd Non standard period (23 January 2017 - 23 June 2017)

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

Surgical and medical sciences for general dental practice. Principles of oral surgery, advanced local anaesthetic techniques, common disorders in oral medicine and pathology, diagnostic techniques, general medicine and initial trauma management as a first provider including triage, airway and resuscitation skills.

Paper title Principles of Medicine and Surgery for Rural Oral Health Care
Paper code ROHC801
Subject Rural Oral Health
EFTS 0.5000
Points 60 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (22 January 2018 - 14 December 2018), 2nd Non standard period (22 January 2018 - 22 June 2018), 1st Non standard period (22 January 2018 - 14 December 2018), 2nd Non standard period (22 January 2018 - 22 June 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to
MDent
Eligibility
Contact
odss@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Professor Darryl Tong
Paper Structure
Teaching Arrangements
Textbooks
To be advised
Course outline
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will develop
  • A high level of skill and understanding with the principles of oral surgery assessment, investigations, techniques, instruments and management of complications
  • A high level of skill and understanding with routine administration of local anaesthetic techniques, regional neuroanatomy of the face and jaws and assessment of the effectiveness of local anaesthesia
  • Familiarity with advanced local anaesthetic techniques and regional blocks
  • A high degree of familiarity with common oral medicine conditions
  • Familiarity with common pathology related to the oral cavity, jaws and neck
  • A high level of skill and understanding with biopsy techniques and referral writing
  • A high degree of familiarity with common medical conditions related to general dental practice, including common medications
  • Familiarity for initial trauma assessment and management and ability to work within a trauma team

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (22 January 2018 - 14 December 2018)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

2nd Non standard period (22 January 2018 - 22 June 2018)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

1st Non standard period (22 January 2018 - 14 December 2018)

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

2nd Non standard period (22 January 2018 - 22 June 2018)

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