Patients with special needs 371

Module code PSB 371
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content Patients with special needs pose unique challenges, especially in relation to the need for an inventive and carefully planned approach suited to each individual’s needs. This module will therefore equip the oral hygiene student to manage patients in this regard. The focus is on adapting and modifying the approach and management of the patient according to the specific need for instance pregnancy, physical and mental disabilities, medical conditions and age.
Module credits 12.00
Prerequisites ODO 271, OFC 271, RAD 271, PDL 271, ORD 271, GAP 271, VKM 271, TBW 271
Contact time 2 lectures per week for 30 weeks, 1 seminar for 3 hours
Language of tuition Double Medium
Academic organisation Community Dentistry
Period of presentation Year

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