Oral Health, International Perspectives, 7,5 högskolepoäng
Oral Health, International Perspectives, 7.5 credits
Kursplan för studenter vår 2021
Kurskod: HOIN10
Fastställd av: Utbildningsrådet 2019-09-17
Gäller fr.o.m.: 2020-01-20
Version: 1
Diarienummer: Department of Natural Science and Biomedicine
Utbildningsnivå: Grundnivå
Utbildningsområde: Medicinska området
Ämnesgrupp: TO1
Fördjupning: G2F
Huvudområde: Oral hälsovetenskap


Upon completion of the course, the student should have the ability to:

Kunskap och förståelse

Färdighet och förmåga

Värderingsförmåga och förhållningssätt


- identifying, assessing and critically reviewing relevent publications
- welfare factors, determinants and consequences of disability/disease related to oral health
- diverse health and social perspectives and interventions related to oral health
- strategies for promoting oral health in diverse contexts
- social determinants of oral health and the relevance of different perspectives
- cultural competence and cultural sensitive oral health approaches


The course is conducted in the form of individual studies, lectures, group work and seminars.

Undervisningen bedrivs på engelska.


General entry requirements and passed courses of 120 credits in the major subject in oral health.

Examination och betyg

Kursen bedöms med betygen A, B, C, D, E, FX eller F.

Examination will be based upon an written literature review which will also be reported verbally, a written reflection and seminars.

The course is examined by an university lecturer.

Poängregistrering av examinationen för kursen sker enligt följande system:
Written literature review incl. oral presentation3,5 hpA/B/C/D/E/FX/F
Seminars2,5 hpU/G/VG
Written reflection1,5 hpU/G/VG


Daly, B., Watt, R., Batchelor, P., & Treasure, E. (2013). Essential Dental Public Health. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Darby, M.L., & Walsh, M.M. (2015). Dental hygiene. Theory and practice. St. Louis: Saunders Elsevier.

Greenhalgh, T. (2014). How to read a paper: the basics of evidence-based medicine. Chichester: Wiley.

Leavitt, R. (2010). lifelong journey to cultural proficiency. Thorofare: Slack Incorporated.

Nathe, C.N. (2011). Dental public health & research: contemporary practice for the dental hygienist. (3. ed.) Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson.

United Nations. (2006). Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. [Available 2015- 08-20]. http:www.un.org

Walley, J., & Wright, J. (2010).
Public Health an Action Guide to Improving Health. Oxford: University press.

WHO. (2008).
Closing the gap in a generation: Health Equity through Action on the Social Determinants of Health. [Available 2015-04-20]. http:www.who.int

WHO. Community-based rehabilitation (CBR). [Available 2015-04-20]. http:www.who.int

WHO. World health report. [Available 2015-04-10]. http:

WHO. Oral health. http://www.who.int/oral_health/en/

Scientific articles related to individual written literature review will be added.

The latest edition of the course literature shall be used.