ORALHLTH 1204AHO - Professional Studies IOH Part1

Teaching Hospitals - Semester 1 - 2014

This course has been designed to introduce concepts of academic and health communication designed to develop student's research skills to support study, the students' role as a graduate oral health professional and the requirement for continual professional development/research. Evidence-based dentistry will provide students with an appreciation of the nature and scope of statistics applied to dentistry. It will provide the students with an understanding of different study designs used in dental research and a working knowledge of basic statistics, interpretation and data analysis. Topics will be introduced in resource lectures, online learning mediums and workshops. Problem-based learning topics will be presented where applicable and student learning will be supported by independent and group research and discussion. The student is also required to monitor their own learning by providing feedback to each other as well as incorporating feedback from colleagues and staff.

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