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.
Not currently offered.
This Course was last offered in Semester 1 - 2015.
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
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;
- Introduction to Oral Health Promotion
- Models of Health Promotion
- Approaches to Oral Health Promotion
- Evaluating Oral Health Promotion
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.
This course builds on PUBH1080.
Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignment
Online Learning Activity: On-line tasks
In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:
- Immunisation Requirements - Students must have up to date Vaccination Records.
- National Police Certificate - Students must complete a National Police Check.
- First Aid Certificate - students must complete a First Aid Certificate issued by an approved provider.
- Working with Children - A national criminal history check and review of findings of misconduct involving children, required for any child-related work.