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    Issues in improving the oral health of the population.

    About this paper

    Paper title Community Oral Health and Oral Health Promotion
    Subject Dentistry (Oral Health)
    EFTS 0.125
    Points 15 points
    Teaching period Semester 1 (19 February 2024 - 19 June 2024) (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $1,130.25
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    Course Co-ordinators: Hanna Olson & Deanna Beckett


    Recommended reading

    Daly, B., Batchelor, P., Treasure, E., Watt, R. (2013). Essential Dental Public Health (2nd ed.) Oxford, Oxford University Press.


    Durie, M. (1998). Whaiora: Maori Health Development (2nd ed.) Auckland, Oxford University Press.

    Green, J., Tones, K., Cross, R., Woodall, J. (2015). Health Promotion: Planning and Strategies. (3rd ed.), Los Angeles, Sage Publications Ltd.

    Hawe, P., Degeling, D., & Hall, J. (1995). Evaluating Health Promotion: A health workers guide. Sydney: Maclennan & Petty.

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

    The objectives of this paper are to introduce New Zealand community oral health topics and to examine how these impact on the oral health of the public. The papers aims to promote knowledge, understanding and lifelong learning as they relate to the practice of oral health therapy.


    Semester 1 (19 February 2024 - 19 June 2024)

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system


    Stream Days Times Weeks
    A1 Monday 13:00-13:50 9-13, 15-22
    B1 Tuesday 13:00-13:50 9-13, 15-23
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