May 22, 2019  
Catalog/Bulletin 2017-2018 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ORTHO 5222 - AMERICAN BOARD OF ORTHODONTICS PREPARATION COURSE

[1 Credit]
The purpose of this course is to facilitate the reisdents’ navigation of the process to pursue certification withe the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) The ABO is the only recognized Speciality Board of the the Specialty ofOrthodnotics. Residents are curently required to chalange the written exam prior to graduation. The Journal Club course (Ortho 5409) is designed to give residents a review of the literature suggested by the ABO in preparing for that exam. This Prep is designed to review for the residents the pathways outlined by the ABO in order to successfully achieve Board certification via the clinical exam process.These pathways were first introduced in the Advanced Orthodonc 2 cours (Ortho 5219) The current course is also designed to help students identify cases they are treating that may be suitable to present to the ABO during the clinical examination after graduation. Additionally, the course will utilize a Mock Board exam where students present cases to Board Certified alumni in an effort to simulate the ABO clinical exam setting better preparing the residents for the exam itself.