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DTEC403 Dental Health

Knowledge and competencies necessary for the safe treatment of patients.

Paper title Dental Health
Paper code DTEC403
Subject Dental Technology
EFTS 0.25
Points 30 points
Teaching period Full Year (20 February 2023 - 11 November 2023) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,018.75
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Teaching staff

Course Co-ordinator: Dr Jithendra Ratnayake


Required course materials will be advised through discipline-specific course books.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will gain

  • Understanding of the anatomy, physiology and histology of the head and neck and the concepts of pathogenesis and the control of disease
  • Knowledge enabling the competencies for the safe treatment of patients, according to the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers' Rights and the requirements of the Health Practitioners Competency Bill 2003

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Full Year (20 February 2023 - 11 November 2023)

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system