Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2013:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 42 hours of lectures, seminars, self-directed and computer assisted learning and field work. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
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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 3 modules:
Research Methods: Scientific enquiry, quantitative and qualitative research methods and design; data collection and sampling methods; an introduction to data analysis and display; searching and using the literature; critical evaluation of published research and an introduction to evidence based practice.
Community Oral Health: The influences of socio-demographic, cultural and economic factors on oral health; dental health delivery systems and planning processes incorporating an introduction to epidemiology, utilisation and accessibility, quality of oral health services; and an examination of the roles of oral health therapists in improving the oral health of the community.
Applied Behavioural Science: The theoretical foundations to psychosocial problems; orofacial attractiveness; self identity and social functioning; behaviour management techniques; anxiety; fear and phobia; patient and parent management; and theories of learning.
On completion of this subject, students should:
One written assignment of no more than 1500 words (25%) - to be submitted on completion of lecture program, one written assignment of no more than 1500 words (25%) - to be submitted mid-semester and one, 2 hour written examination at the end of the semester (50%).
An overall assessment mark of 50% is required to pass this subject.
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The Developing Person Through Childhood and Adolescence, Berger KS, Worth, 2003
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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