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DENT561 General Practice Dentistry for Honours

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Preparation for independent clinical practice involving the delivery of general practice dentistry to an individual and the community.

Paper title General Practice Dentistry for Honours
Paper code DENT561
Subject Dentistry
EFTS 0.5
Points 72 points
Teaching period Full Year (22 February 2021 - 13 November 2021)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $8,093.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $51,043.50

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Limited to
Teaching staff

Mrs A Meldrum

Textbooks are not required for this paper.
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 aims to provide a learning framework that will allow students to integrate their knowledge and clinical skills so as to be competent in the delivery of dentistry to individuals and the community.

  • Students will gain clinical experience in a community placement with the provision of oral care that is both culturally acceptable and appropriate
  • Students will be able to critically evaluate concepts and understand scientific methodology and the social and legal implications of the practice of dentistry

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Full Year (22 February 2021 - 13 November 2021)

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Monday 09:00-11:50 8
C1 Wednesday 09:00-09:50 8
Wednesday 10:00-10:50 10
Wednesday 14:00-15:50 8
D1 Thursday 08:00-08:50 9-13, 15-19, 21, 28-33, 36, 38-39
Thursday 08:00-09:50 23, 34
E1 Friday 08:00-09:50 8-9