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Students gain knowledge and understanding of evidence of issues for rural, remote and Indigenous oral health.
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Not available in 2024 UWA (Perth) Face to face
Students are able to (1) describe current health services delivery systems (and funding) for rural and remote Australians with a focus on dental care/oral health; (2) describe current health services delivery systems for Aboriginal Australians and their funding with a focus on dental care/oral health; (3) identify barriers and facilitators to improving rural and remote oral health in Australia and what we can learn from overseas; (4) identify barriers and facilitators to improving the oral health of Aboriginal Australians and what we can learn from national and international evidence; (5) describe international models of oral care and what these might contribute to our knowledge of Rural and Indigenous Oral Health; (6) describe and reflect on current perspectives by different stakeholders regarding rural and remote oral health; (7) describe and reflect on current perspectives by different stakeholders regarding oral health of Aboriginal Australians; (8) identify and extract current best practice initiatives in Aboriginal and rural/remote dental care and consider how this might enlighten your clinical practice.; and (9) describe key examples of current rural and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australian health research and how this might inform dental research.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) australian Indigenous, rural and remote oral health written exam and (2) australian Indigenous, rural and remote oral health assignment. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Student may be offered supplementary assessment in this unit if they meet the eligibility criteria.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Mario Ferrari
- Unit rules
- DENT5401 Research and Professional Development 1, DENT5402 Integrated Dental Practice 1, DENT5403 Integrated Dental Practice 2
and DENT5404 Australian Indigenous, Rural and Remote Oral Health 1
- DENT5405 Research and Options 2, DENT5406 Integrated Dental Practice 3
and DENT5407 Integrated Dental Practice 4
Approved quota: 56—domestic (50) and international (6); for school leavers—rural (3), Metropolitan Pathway (3), Indigenous (3), high academic achievement (5), international (3); for graduates—rural (2), Metropolitan Pathway (2), Indigenous (2), international (3), graduates (30)
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit, one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook one week prior the commencement of study. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Information on essential textbooks will also be made available on the Essential Textbooks. This website is updated regularly in the lead up to semester so content may change. It is recommended that students purchase essential textbooks for convenience due to the frequency with which they will be required during the unit. A limited number of textbooks will be made available from the Library in print and will also be made available online wherever possible. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus.
- Contact hours provide an indication of the type and extent of in-class activities this unit may contain. The total amount of student work (including contact hours, assessment time, and self-study) will approximate 150 hours per 6 credit points.
Face to face
Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online.
100% Online Unit. NO campus face-to-face attendance is required to complete this unit. All study requirements are online only. Unit is asynchronous delivery, with NO requirement for students to participate online at specific times.
100% Online Unit. NO campus face-to-face attendance is required to complete this unit. All study requirements are online only. Unit includes some synchronous components, with a requirement for students to participate online at specific times.
Not available for self-enrolment. Students access this mode by contacting their student office through AskUWA. 100% Online Unit.
NO campus face-to-face attendance. All study and assessment requirements are online only. Unit includes some timetabled activities, with a requirement for students to participate online at specific times. In exceptional cases (noted in the Handbook) students may be required to participate in face-to-face laboratory classes when a return to UWA’s Crawley campus becomes possible in order to be awarded a final grade.
No attendance or regular contact is required, and all study requirements are completed either via correspondence and/or online submission.
Regular attendance is not required, but student attends the institution face to face on an agreed schedule for purposes of supervision and/or instruction.
Multiple modes of delivery. Unit includes a mix of online and on-campus study requirements. On campus attendance for some activities is required to complete this unit.