Evaluating Oral Health Promotion

Course code ORHL2005
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

This course builds on existing knowledge and introduces the theories and approaches used in evaluating Oral Health Promotion projects. The course will provide skills to enable students to evaluate either existing, or new, oral health promotion material and projects.

Availability

Ourimbah

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Deliver oral health promotion material;

2. Analyse and evaluate existing oral health promotion material in the context of ability to implement change

3. Apply the principles of health promotion to the evaluation of oral health promotion activities;

4. Analyse effectiveness of various individual and group communication strategies;

5. Evaluate the benefits and limitations of teamwork in oral health

6. Access and critically evaluate scientific literature

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

8. Analyse effectiveness of various individual and group communication strategies

9. Apply tertiary education theory to a reflective and critical evaluation of personal, peer and team member education opportunities

Content

This course is a web dependent course.

There will be up to 12 face to face contact hours determined by students and tutors. 

These will be by arrangement with academic staff.

The remainder of the course will be accessed and completed via Blackboard.

Requisites

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Oral Health program. Pre-requisite - successful completion of ORHL2003.

Assumed Knowledge

This course builds on PUBH1080 and ORHL2003. In ORHL2003 group work resulted in an overview of oral health promotion strategies for specific groups. In ORHL2005, the overview will provide direction for determination of an achievable project to be undertaken in ORHL3003.

Assessment Items

Project: Group Project

Written Assignment: Individual 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.

Contact Hours

Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 7 hour(s) per Week for 1 Weeks

Workshop

Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for 1 Weeks