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SPND701 Hospital Dentistry

Aims to provide the theoretical knowledge necessary to deal with patients with special needs along with clinical experience in the treatment of such patients.

Paper title Hospital Dentistry
Paper code SPND701
Subject Special Needs Dentistry
EFTS 0.5
Points 60 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (24 January 2022 - 12 November 2022) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $19,247.00
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to

Teaching staff

Course Co-ordinators: Graeme Ting


Medical Problems in Dentistry 7th Edition or later - Crispian Scully

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

This paper is designed develop and advance the skills and knowledge of special-needs dentistry for the general dental practitioner. The goal is the development of competent assessment, treatment planning and safe management of the oral problems of medically complex patients, which will enable the candidate to assess, plan and provide appropriate oral and dental health care for individuals with special needs.

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1st Non standard period (24 January 2022 - 12 November 2022)

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system