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DTEC403 Dental Health

Knowledge and competencies necessary for the safe treatment of patients.

Paper title Dental Health
Paper code DTEC403
Subject Dental Technology
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (20 January 2020 - 11 December 2020)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,857.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $10,263.50

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Limited to
Teaching staff
Associate Professor G R Tompkins
Required course materials will be advised through discipline-specific course books upon enrolment.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
This paper is designed to introduce students to the anatomy, physiology and histology of the head and neck and the concepts of pathogenesis and the control of disease. It will provide the knowledge enabling the competencies for the safe treatment of patients, according to the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers' Rights and the requirements of the Health Practitioners Competency Bill 2003.

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1st Non standard period (20 January 2020 - 11 December 2020)

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system