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SPND702 General Practice

Clinical practice combined with self-directed special topics designed to allow upgrading of general practice dentistry skills.

Paper title General Practice
Paper code SPND702
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 to advance the skills and knowledge of special-needs dentistry for the general dental practitioner. The candidate will acquire and consolidate knowledge in general medicine and pharmacology relevant to providing special dental care to patients who may be medically complex but require special-needs dentistry in the general practice setting.

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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