Course Catalog » Dental Public Health 440

Subject: Dental Public Health
Course Number: 440
Course Title: Introduction to Dental Public Health
Units: 2
School: Dentistry
Department: Preventive And Restorative Dental Sciences

Course Description: The purpose of this didactic course is to introduce learners to core dental public health theories, principles and approaches, including: Social Determinants of Oral Health, Oral Health Literacy, Oral Health Promotion, Patient-Provider Communication, Cultural Competency, and Oral Health Policy and Advocacy. Each student will create an individual presentation that applies the principles of the dental public health to a theoretical or actual application.
Prerequisites: N/A
Restrictions: Enrollment in a dental postgraduate specialty program (e.g., dental public health or pediatric dentistry residency program) or by permission of course director
Activities: Direct - Seminar, Student - Seminar

Instructor of Record: K. Hoeft
Additional Instructor(s): E. Obadan-Udoh, L. Berens, C. Kearns
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
Repeat course for credit? No