The basis of human disease and its management relevant to the practice of dental hygiene and dental therapy. Understanding of disease processes and their implications for oral health therapists.
|Paper title||Human Disease and Pharmacology|
|Subject||Dentistry (Oral Health)|
|Teaching period||First Semester (29 January 2018 - 1 June 2018)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$936.35|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,398.62|
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- Teaching staff
- Course Co-ordinator: Alison Meldrum
Ibsen OAC, Phelan JA. (2013) Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist, 6th Edition. St Louis: WB Saunders Company
Malamed S F. (2015) Medical emergencies in the dental office. (7th Edition). St Louis: Mosby Elsevier
Neal M.J (2012) Medical Pharmacology at a Glance. (7th Edition). Malden. Blackwell Publications
Scully C, Cawson RA. (2010) Medical Problems in Dentistry (6th Edition). Edinburgh: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone
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- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical
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- Learning Outcomes
- The objectives of this paper are to build on knowledge gained from first year papers. Medical conditions are studied to form a foundation for evidenced-based practice in the care of patients with medical and oral conditions. Students will develop the necessary knowledge to provide patients comprehensive, safe and effective oral health care by understanding diseases and their implications to the oral environment.