EVIDENCE BASED ORAL HEALTH PRACTICE

ORH3EBP

2014

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

This is a capstone subject where students use existing knowledge and skills from earlier subjects (oral and basic sciences, public health and research methods) to apply evidence based practices and programs in a variety of settings. Emphasis will be placed on developing skills in evidence based and evidence informed practice to solve problems and appreciate the limitations of evidence based practice. Students wil use real examples from their clinical practice and community setting placements as a basis for their learning.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorMark Gussy

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEvidence-based dentistry: managing information for better practice.PrescribedRichards, D 2010QUINTESSENCE PUBLISHING.
ReadingsAchieving evidence-based practice: a handbook for practitioners.RecommendedHamer, S & Collison, G 20052ND EDN, BALLIERE TINDALL.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Week 49-22, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMark Gussy

Class requirements

WorkShop
Two 4.0 hours workshop per study period and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week and delivered via face-to-face.

Scheduled Online Class
One 0.5 hours scheduled online class per week and delivered via online.
"One 30-minute online activity per week."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 2,500-word case study assignment.30
One 3,000-word case study report and 15-minute presentation.55
One group assignment (1,000 words per student).15