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    Advanced clinical dental hygiene practice.

    About this paper

    Paper title Advanced Oral Health Therapy 1
    Subject Dentistry (Oral Health)
    EFTS 0.375
    Points 45 points
    Teaching period Full Year (19 February 2024 - 9 November 2024) (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $3,390.75
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    Teaching staff

    Course Co-ordinator: Hanna Olson



    Darby and Walsh dental hygiene : theory and practice, 5th edition, by Denise M. Bowen, Jennifer A Pieren. (St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, 2020.)

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    Learning Outcomes

    The objective of this paper is to apply the principles of patient care and practice management to enable students to reach a high level of clinical proficiency in the provision of dental hygiene care.

    1. Promoting knowledge
      • Demonstrating advanced knowledge in specific areas of clinical dentistry as they relate to the practice of dental hygiene
      • Demonstrating competency in the dental hygiene treatment of patients, including those with physical, mental and medical disabilities
      • Demonstrating understanding of the legal and ethical aspects of dental hygiene practice
    2. Promoting understanding
      • Demonstrating the ability to critically review the literature in oral health
    3. Promoting lifelong learning
      • Encouraging lifelong learning by providing a stimulating and high-quality learning environment that encourages students to challenge, critique and question knowledge in relation to Oral Health


    Full Year (19 February 2024 - 9 November 2024)

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system


    Stream Days Times Weeks
    C1 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 9-11, 13, 16-19, 21, 23, 29, 31, 41-43
    D1 Thursday 12:00-12:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-23, 29, 31, 41-43
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