Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Year Long, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 125 hours of group work, field visits, seminars, oral presentations, report writing and self directed learning. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Successful completion of all 2nd year BOH subjects.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Julie Satur
Melbourne Dental School
4th Floor, 720 Swanston Street
Telephone: +61 3 9341 1500
This subject comprises three modules:
Health Policy: Policy making, stakeholders, processes and evidence, public health policy and oral health and some current dilemmas in health care.
Sociology: Concepts and theories on the arrangement of society and the influences that shape it; how people form values and cultures; class, status, gender and ethnicity; the influences of political, socio-demographic and socio-economic factors on health; the sociology of health and illness and its influences on research methodology.
Oral Health Therapy Research: Students complete either the group projects in Research or Health Promotion or the individual Outreach Elective Studies unit. Research comprises a research project in the field of oral health therapy with emphasis on the areas of OHT practice, oral health promotion and preventive dentistry. Health Promotion comprises development, implementation and evaluation of an oral health promotion intervention program in collaboration with a community or organisation. Outreach Elective Studies comprises development and project work in an area of interest to extend student's oral health therapy skills during the year.
On completion of this subject the student should:
Have developed the following skills in:
An overall assessment mark of 50% is required to pass this subject.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, students should develop skills in the following areas:
Bachelor of Oral Health |
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