May 26, 2020  
Catalog/Bulletin 2015-2016 
Catalog/Bulletin 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


[30 Credits]
The subject matter addressed in this course is designed to meet the needs of third-year dental students as professional and clinical caregivers. The main objective is to enhance the student’s competence in response to intrapersonal, interpersonal and social challenges involved in the delivery of dental care. One component of the course focuses on the special issues related to the dental care and treatment of the ever-increasing elderly patient population. Special attention is given to the development of appropriate behavioral skills that focus on the student’s clinical behavioral resources necessary for working with dental patients. Ethical issues that pertain to dental practice as they relate to the professional and patients are also discussed. The information presented in this course is also integrated through selected case-based discussion. (Department of Comprehensive Dentistry)