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DEOH303 Advanced Oral Health Therapy 2

Advanced clinical dental therapy practice.

Paper title Advanced Oral Health Therapy 2
Paper code DEOH303
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

Course Co-ordinator: Dr Susan Moffat / Ms D Beckett


Cameron AC & Widmer RP (2013). Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry. 4th edition. London: Mosby-Elsevier (this is also available online through the University Library now)
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 integrate topics in preventive and restorative dentistry to enable students to reach a high level of clinical proficiency in dental therapy.
  1. Promoting knowledge:
    • Demonstrating advanced knowledge in specific areas of clinical dentistry as they relate to the practice of dental therapy
    • Demonstrating competency in the treatment of patients
    • Demonstrating understanding of the legal and ethical aspects of dental therapy 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
    • Developing skills in patient audit and practice audit to allow the graduate to apply these to review and improve their practice throughout their practising career

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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 09:00-09:50 8-11, 18-21, 28-30, 40-41, 43, 45
B1 Wednesday 10:00-10:50 8-11, 18-21, 28-30, 40-41, 43, 45