Surgical and medical sciences for general dental practice. Principles of oral surgery, advanced local anaesthetic techniques, common disorders in oral medicine and pathology, diagnostic techniques, general medicine and initial trauma management as a first provider including triage, airway and resuscitation skills.
About this paper
|Paper title||Principles of Medicine and Surgery for Rural Oral Health Care|
|Subject||Rural Oral Health|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2023 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD )||$19,776.50|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- Limited to
- Teaching staff
- Course Co-ordinator: Professor Darryl Tong
To be advised when paper next offered
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Students who successfully complete the paper will develop
- A high level of skill and understanding with the principles of oral surgery assessment, investigations, techniques, instruments and management of complications
- A high level of skill and understanding with routine administration of local anaesthetic techniques, regional neuroanatomy of the face and jaws and assessment of the effectiveness of local anaesthesia
- Familiarity with advanced local anaesthetic techniques and regional blocks
- A high degree of familiarity with common oral medicine conditions
- Familiarity with common pathology related to the oral cavity, jaws and neck
- A high level of skill and understanding with biopsy techniques and referral writing
- A high degree of familiarity with common medical conditions related to general dental practice, including common medications
- Familiarity for initial trauma assessment and management and ability to work within a trauma team