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DEOH101 The Body and Its Environment

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An introduction to anatomy, physiology and nutrition of the human body relevant to clinical oral health practice. Principles of microbiology and immunology.

Paper title The Body and Its Environment
Paper code DEOH101
Subject Dentistry (Oral Health)
EFTS 0.1250
Points 15 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,040.75
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,181.00

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Limited to
BOH
Contact
oral.health@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Dr Nicholas Heng
Textbooks

Recommended:

Fehrenbach MJ & Popowics T (2015). Illustrated Dental Embryology, Histology and Anatomy (4th Edition) Elsevier.

Patton KT & Thibodeau GA (2018). Anatomy & Physiology (10th Edition), Elsevier

Note: For the microbiology and immunology module, there are many general microbiology/immunology textbooks available in the University libraries - all will be suitable for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

This paper is an introduction to anatomy and physiology of human body systems (e.g. endocrine) that is relevant to clinical oral health practice. It will address principles of human embryology, development of the craniofacial complex and dentition, oral microbiology and immunology, and oral pathology. It is a one-semester course for Oral Health Therapy students that aims to provide a broad, basic understanding of the major preclinical disciplines in oral health sciences.

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Timetable

Second Semester

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 16:00-16:50 28-34, 36, 38-41
AND
B1 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-40
AND
C1 Wednesday 15:00-15:50 28-34, 36-41
AND
E1 Friday 10:00-10:50 28-33, 36-41
Friday 13:00-13:50 40
Friday 14:00-14:50 40
Friday 15:00-16:50 40

An introduction to anatomy, physiology and nutrition of the human body relevant to clinical oral health practice. Principles of microbiology and immunology.

Paper title The Body and Its Environment
Paper code DEOH101
Subject Dentistry (Oral Health)
EFTS 0.125
Points 15 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2021 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to
BOH
Contact
oral.health@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Dr Nicholas Heng
Paper Structure

This paper is an introduction to anatomy and physiology of human body systems (e.g. endocrine) that is relevant to clinical oral health practice. It will address principles of human embryology, development of the craniofacial complex and dentition, oral microbiology and immunology, and oral pathology. It is a one-semester course for Oral Health Therapy students that aims to provide a broad, basic understanding of the major preclinical disciplines in oral health sciences.

Textbooks

Recommended:

Fehrenbach MJ & Popowics T (2020). Illustrated Dental Embryology, Histology and Anatomy (5th Edition) Elsevier.

Patton KT & Thibodeau GA (2018). Anatomy & Physiology (10th Edition), Elsevier

Note: For the microbiology and immunology module, there are many general microbiology/immunology textbooks available in the University libraries - all will be suitable for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will gain a broad, basic understanding of the major preclinical disciplines in oral health sciences.

^ Top of page

Timetable

Second Semester

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 16:00-16:50 28-34, 36, 38-41
AND
B1 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41
AND
C1 Wednesday 15:00-15:50 28-34, 36-41
AND
E1 Friday 10:00-10:50 28-33, 36-41
Friday 13:00-16:50 39