Issues in improving the oral health of the population.
|Paper title||Community Oral Health and Oral Health Promotion|
|Subject||Dentistry (Oral Health)|
|Teaching period||First Semester (18 February 2019 - 19 June 2019)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,020.38|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,934.38|
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- Teaching staff
- Course Co-ordinator: Hanna Olson
- Recommended reading:
Daly, B., Batchelor, P., Treasure, E., Watt, R. (2013). Essential Dental Public Health (2nd ed.) Oxford, Oxford University Press.
Durie, M. (1998). Whaiora: Maori Health Development (2nd ed.) Auckland, Oxford University Press.
Green, J., Tones, K., Cross, R., Woodall, J. (2015). Health Promotion: Planning and Strategies. (3rd ed.), Los Angeles, Sage Publications Ltd.
Hawe, P., Degeling, D., & Hall, J. (1995). Evaluating Health Promotion: A health workers guide. Sydney: Maclennan & Petty.
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- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical
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- Learning Outcomes
- The objectives of this paper are to introduce New Zealand community oral health topics and to examine how these impact on the oral health of the public. The papers aims to promote knowledge, understanding and lifelong learning as they relate to the practice of dental hygiene and dental therapy.