Community as patient 271

Module code GAP 271
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

The module will enable the oral hygiene student to diagnose the oral health problems of any given community. Application of the knowledge gained from the module will enable him/her to participate in relevant primary and secondary preventive programmes to improve the oral health of that community in accordance with the public Oral Health Policy of the RSA. Oral hygiene students will visit special schools, nursery schools and hospitals where oral health programmes are implemented and maintained.

Module credits 14.00
Prerequisites ELH 121, ELH 122, AIM 101, ACO 171, ANA 171, FAR 171, FLG 171, GMB 171, MDB 171, ODO 171, ORD 171, PDL 171, TBW 171, VKM 171, NHS 171
Contact time 1 lecture per week for 24 weeks, 2 practicals per week (30 week period), Community Engagement
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Community Dentistry
Period of presentation Year

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