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    Knowledge and competencies necessary for the safe treatment of patients.

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    Paper title Dental Health
    Subject Dental Technology
    EFTS 0.25
    Points 30 points
    Teaching period Full Year (On campus)
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    Course Co-ordinator: Jithendra Ratnayake


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    Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete this paper will gain:

    • Understanding of the anatomy, physiology and histology of the head and neck and the concepts of pathogenesis and the control of disease
    • Knowledge enabling the competencies for the safe treatment of patients, according to the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers' Rights and the requirements of the Health Practitioners Competency Bill 2003


    Full Year

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    This paper is taught On Campus
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