DENTISTRY PUBLIC HEALTH & PREVENTIVE PRACTICE
Credit points: 15
In this subject you will develop understanding of determinants of health and oral health. You will develop skills in preventing oral diseases by learning principles of diseases prevention and oral health promotion. . You will learn epidemiology of caries and periodontal disease and other common oral diseases. You will analyse Australia's National Oral Health Plan with enquiry into the oral health needs of identified high risk groups. In this subject you will also learn the oral health care system in Australia and evaluate health care policies and workforce.
SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School
Subject Co-ordinatorMohd Masood
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Must be admitted into the following course: HZHSDD and have passed PHE3BRH and PHE2PHP or HBOHSB and have passed PHE1IDH and PHE1SDH
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Jong's Community Dental Health
AuthorGluck, G M, & Morganstein, W M
Dental Public Health at a Glance
Essential Dental Public Health
AuthorDaly, B., Batchelor, P., Treasure, E., and Watt, R.
PublisherOxford University Press
Dentistry, Dental Practice and the Community
AuthorBurt, B A, & Eklund, S A
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMohd Masood
LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students undertake a total of 24 hours of interactive FTF classes throughout the year.
Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
Students undertake 24 hours of online interactive lessons
|One individual assignment report of 2500 words||N/A||N/A||No||50||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|
|One group assignment 3000 words (750 word per student)||N/A||N/A||No||20||SILO5, SILO6|
|10 Online quizzes (1000 words equivalent) 10 questions each quiz. Two minutes per question.||N/A||N/A||No||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6|