Community Dentistry

Course Information
TitleΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΚΗ ΟΔΟΝΤΙΑΤΡΙΚΗ / Community Dentistry
Code157
FacultyHealth Sciences
SchoolDentistry
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorVasiliki Topitsoglou
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID240000369

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
600122492
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
To raise awareness on issues of community dentistry, but also to promote the understanding of difficulties faced by the patient for changing habits, through the principles of Psychology and Communication.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course aims to provide knowledge about: a) Primary Health Care and Health Promotion, and the strategies in general promoted by WHO, b) existing health systems in Europe and their relationship with the health inequalities and the political choices for health, c) the importance of economic factors in the selection and success of health programs, through the concept of cost to benefit ratio, d) epidemiological data of dental diseases and the use of these findings in Health Promotion, and e) the new role of the professional dentist in educating the patient, using knowledge and possibilities of modern pedagogy, psychology and behavioral sciences.
Keywords
Primary Health Care, Health Promotion, Dentist- Patient Relationship
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures12
Seminars1
Total13
Student Assessment
Description
Written Examination
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Σύγγραμμα ΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΚΗ ΟΔΟΝΤΙΑΤΡΙΚΗ
Last Update
08-07-2013