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    Overview

    The basis of human disease and its management relevant to the practice of dental hygiene and dental therapy. Understanding of disease processes and their implications for oral health therapists.

    About this paper

    Paper title Human Disease and Pharmacology
    Subject Dentistry (Oral Health)
    EFTS 0.117
    Points 14 points
    Teaching period(s) Semester 1 (20 February 2023 - 24 June 2023) (Distance learning)
    Semester 1 (20 February 2023 - 24 June 2023) (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $1,029.13
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    Limited to
    BOH, BOH, PGCertHealSc (Adult Restorative Dental Care)
    Notes
    The distance occurrence of this paper is only available to students enrolled in the PGCertHealSc (Adult Restorative Dental Care) programme.
    Contact

    dent.undergraduate@otago.ac.nz

    Teaching staff

    Course Co-ordinator: Mr Samuel Carrington

    Textbooks

    Recommended:

    Ibsen OAC, Phelan JA. (2013) Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist, (6th Edition). St Louis: WB Saunders Company

    Malamed S F. (2015) Medical emergencies in the dental office. (7th Edition). St Louis: Mosby Elsevier

    Neal M.J (2012) Medical Pharmacology at a Glance. (7th Edition). Malden. Blackwell Publications

    Scully C, Cawson RA. (2010) Medical Problems in Dentistry (6th Edition). Edinburgh: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone

    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
    View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
    Learning Outcomes
    The objectives of this paper are to build on knowledge gained from first year papers. Medical conditions are studied to form a foundation for evidenced-based practice in the care of patients with medical and oral conditions. Students will develop the necessary knowledge to provide patients comprehensive, safe and effective oral health care by understanding diseases and their implications to the oral environment.
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    Timetable

    Semester 1 (20 February 2023 - 24 June 2023)

    Location
    Dunedin
    Teaching method
    This paper is taught through Distance Learning
    Learning management system
    Blackboard

    Semester 1 (20 February 2023 - 24 June 2023)

    Location
    Dunedin
    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system
    Blackboard

    Lecture

    Stream Days Times Weeks
    Attend
    A1 Monday 14:00-14:50 8
    AND
    C1 Wednesday 15:00-16:50 8-14, 16-23
    AND
    D1 Thursday 14:00-14:50 8-14, 16-23
    AND
    E1 Friday 15:00-16:50 8-13, 16-23

    Overview

    The basis of human disease and its management relevant to the practice of dental hygiene and dental therapy. Understanding of disease processes and their implications for oral health therapists.

    About this paper

    Paper title Human Disease and Pharmacology
    Subject Dentistry (Oral Health)
    EFTS 0.117
    Points 14 points
    Teaching period(s) Semester 1 (19 February 2024 - 19 June 2024) (Distance learning)
    Semester 1 (19 February 2024 - 19 June 2024) (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2024 have not yet been set
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    Limited to
    BOH, BOH, PGCertHealSc (Adult Restorative Dental Care)
    Notes
    The distance occurrence of this paper is only available to students enrolled in the PGCertHealSc (Adult Restorative Dental Care) programme.
    Contact

    dent.undergraduate@otago.ac.nz

    Teaching staff

    Course Co-ordinator: Mr Samuel Carrington

    Textbooks

    Recommended:

    Ibsen OAC, Phelan JA. (2013) Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist, (6th Edition). St Louis: WB Saunders Company

    Malamed S F. (2015) Medical emergencies in the dental office. (7th Edition). St Louis: Mosby Elsevier

    Neal M.J (2012) Medical Pharmacology at a Glance. (7th Edition). Malden. Blackwell Publications

    Scully C, Cawson RA. (2010) Medical Problems in Dentistry (6th Edition). Edinburgh: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone

    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
    View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
    Learning Outcomes
    The objectives of this paper are to build on knowledge gained from first year papers. Medical conditions are studied to form a foundation for evidenced-based practice in the care of patients with medical and oral conditions. Students will develop the necessary knowledge to provide patients comprehensive, safe and effective oral health care by understanding diseases and their implications to the oral environment.

    Timetable

    Semester 1 (19 February 2024 - 19 June 2024)

    Location
    Dunedin
    Teaching method
    This paper is taught through Distance Learning
    Learning management system
    Blackboard

    Semester 1 (19 February 2024 - 19 June 2024)

    Location
    Dunedin
    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system
    Blackboard

    Lecture

    Stream Days Times Weeks
    Attend
    A1 Monday 14:00-14:50 8
    AND
    C1 Wednesday 15:00-16:50 8-13, 15-23
    AND
    D1 Thursday 14:00-14:50 8-13, 15-16, 18-23
    AND
    E1 Friday 15:00-16:50 8-12, 15-23
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