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DEOH302 Advanced Oral Health Therapy 1

Advanced clinical dental hygiene practice.

Paper title Advanced Oral Health Therapy 1
Paper code DEOH302
Subject Dentistry (Oral Health)
EFTS 0.375
Points 45 points
Teaching period Full Year (20 February 2023 - 11 November 2023) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,298.50
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to

Teaching staff

Course Co-ordinator: Hanna Olson



Darby and Walsh dental hygiene : theory and practice, 5th edition, by Denise M. Bowen, Jennifer A Pieren. (St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, 2020.)

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

The objective of this paper is to apply the principles of patient care and practice management to enable students to reach a high level of clinical proficiency in the provision of dental hygiene care.

  1. Promoting knowledge
    • Demonstrating advanced knowledge in specific areas of clinical dentistry as they relate to the practice of dental hygiene
    • Demonstrating competency in the dental hygiene treatment of patients, including those with physical, mental and medical disabilities
    • Demonstrating understanding of the legal and ethical aspects of dental hygiene practice
  2. Promoting understanding
    • Demonstrating the ability to critically review the literature in oral health
  3. Promoting lifelong learning
    • Encouraging lifelong learning by providing a stimulating and high-quality learning environment that encourages students to challenge, critique and question knowledge in relation to Oral Health

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Full Year (20 February 2023 - 11 November 2023)

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
C1 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 8-14, 16-22, 28, 30, 40-41, 45
Wednesday 12:00-12:50 8
D1 Thursday 12:00-12:50 9-14, 16-23, 28-30, 40-43