Introduction to Oral Health Promotion

Course code ORHL2003
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

Builds on existing knowledge and introduces the theories and approaches used in Oral Health Promotion. This course provides a framework for the delivery of oral health promotion at a population level using evidence based practice and the engagement of community groups such as preschools.

Availability

Ourimbah

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Contribute to the general debate on the provision of general and oral health care to individuals and community groups;

2. Apply the principles of health promotion to the evaluation of general and oral health promotion activities;

3. Access and critically evaluate scientific literature;

4. Prepare an oral health promotion project plan;

5. Evaluate data obtained from oral health indices and other research methods;

6. Analyse and reflect on the effectiveness of various individual and group communication strategies;

Content

  1. Introduction to Oral Health Promotion
  2. Models of Health Promotion
  3. Approaches to Oral Health Promotion
  4. Evaluating Oral Health Promotion

Requisites

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Oral Health program. Pre-requisite - successful completion of ORHL1001, ORHL1003, ORHL1004 and PUBH1080.

Assumed Knowledge

This course builds on PUBH1080.

Assessment Items

Project: Group Project

Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignment

Online Learning Activity: On-line tasks

Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

Pre-Placement Requirements:

  • First Aid Certificate - students must complete a First Aid Certificate issued by an approved provider.
  • Immunisation Requirements - Students must have up to date Vaccination Records.
  • National Police Certificate - Students must complete a National Police Check.
  • Working with Children and Young Adults Check - A national criminal history check and review of findings of workplace misconduct, required for any child-related work.

Contact Hours

Workshop

Face to Face On Campus 4 hour(s) per Week for 1 Weeks