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DEOH501 Advanced Principles of Oral Health I

The development of an advanced level of knowledge, patient management, diagnostic and operative skills and social awareness within the scopes of dental hygiene and dental therapy practice.

Paper title Advanced Principles of Oral Health I
Paper code DEOH501
Subject Dentistry
EFTS 0.5000
Points 60 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (21 January 2019 - 13 December 2019)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,603.00
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $19,549.50

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Limited to
Teaching staff
Course co-ordinator: Alison Meldrum
To be advised
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will develop
  • An understanding of current scientific oral health-related literature to objectively assess short-term and long-term outcomes of oral health strategies
  • The ability to demonstrate knowledge relating to the attainment and maintenance of oral health, priority of management, patient options and required dental referral pathways

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1st Non standard period (21 January 2019 - 13 December 2019)

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system