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SPND702 General Practice

2021 information for papers will be published in early September. 

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 0.5000
Points 60 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (20 January 2020 - 11 December 2020)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $18,719.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $34,070.50

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Limited to
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinators: Professor Alison Rich and Professor Darryl Tong
Medical Problems in Dentistry 6th 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 as an introduction to special-needs dentistry for the general dental practitioner. The candidate will acquire a basic knowledge in general medicine and pharmacology relevant to special-needs dentistry patients presenting in general practice.

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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