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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 0.3750
Points 45 points
Teaching period Full Year (17 February 2020 - 13 November 2020)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,122.25
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $15,543.00

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Limited to
Teaching staff
Hanna Olson
Dr Ellie Knight

Darby ML & Walsh MM (2014). Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice. 4th edition. Philadelphia: Elsevier, Health Sciences Division
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 (17 February 2020 - 13 November 2020)

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Wednesday 12:00-12:50 8-12, 18-21
B1 Thursday 12:00-12:50 8-12, 18-21
C1 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 28, 30, 40-41, 43, 45
D1 Thursday 12:00-12:50 29-30, 40, 43