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Medicine & Surgery First Semester Course Syllabus Course Information Course Title Course Code Course prerequisites Course website Office phone Office Hours Instructor Office Location E-mail Contributors Oral Diagnosis 1 Dent 423, 424 Dent 355,356 E Learning 7201000 Mon 1- 4 pm, Thu 1 - 4 pm Dr. Aceil Al-khatib Dental Teaching Centre firstname.lastname@example.org Dr. Huda Hammad Dr. Rima Safadi Dr. Ashraf Shaweesh Dr. Reem Azzam
Course Description This course covers the theory and practice of Oral Diagnosis. It aims to provide students with the skills of history taking, extra oral and intra oral examination application of diagnostic tests , establishing diagnoses and planning treatments. During the first semester, students are given a one hour lecture per week and are taught to practice history taking, extra oral examination, intra oral examination, teeth charting on each other under the direct supervision of instructors. During the second semester, students apply skills acquired in the first semester to provide examinations and treatment planning for dental patients. Text Book Title Author(s) Publisher Year Edition Oral Diagnosis, the clinician’s guide Warren Birnbaum & Stephen Dunne Butterworth-Heinemann 2002 Reprinted 2006
Assessment Policy Clinical Assessment Students’ clinical performance is assessed in the clinic on the basis of professional attitude, adequate history taking, proper clinical extra-oral and intra-oral examination, diagnosis and management planning. First Semester (40 marks) : Midterm online exam : Theory :20 MCQs. Clinical : 20 MCQs . Is mandatory in compliance with the university regulations Student is to perform each task as instructed in the clinic
Grade distribution: Attendance Participation
Course Objectives: Development of skills pertinent to: Taking and documenting relevant medical and dental histories 1. using medical and dental terminology. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9 . Examination the head and neck and the oral cavity efficiently Charting of the dental findings using the correct symbols. Ordering warranted investigations Interpreting radiographs for pathological and anatomical findings using appropriate radiological terms. Establishing provisional diagnoses based on interpretation and analysis of collected data. Presenting and discussing findings with instructors. Discussing the appropriate management plan Taking necessary measures to control infection and prevent cross contamination
Weight 10% 30% 10% 5% 7.5% 7.5% 7.5% 7.5% 5%
Understanding characteristics of pain of dental and non-dental origin
Teaching & Learning Methods Duration: 15weeks/ semester Lectures: : one-hour lecture / week Clinical : (first semester) (first & second semester)
one 3-hour clinic/2weeks
Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, students will: Related Outcome Objective(s) Be able to take medical and dental history . 1. Be able to perform proper extra-oral 2 examination Be able to perform intra oral soft tissue 3, 7 examination Be able to perform routine diagnostic tests 4. 3. 6. 2,7 1,2,3,5,6 7,8 1,2,3,4,5,6 Be able to examine teeth and chart findings Be able to distinguish between pain of dental and non-dental origin Be able to identify common oral conditions Be able to make a provisional diagnosis based on history, clinical and radiographic findings. Be able to formulate a treatment plan. Be able to present findings and discuss treatment plan with an instructor and with a lay person. Lecture/s 2 3 5 6 7 10,11,12 14, 15 Previous and acquired knowledge 9 Most lectures
Useful Resources References & supporting materials: 1. Oral Diagnosis, the clinician’s guide, Warren Birnbaum & Stephen Dunne, 2006 2. Clinical Oral Diagnosis and Emergency Treatment Manual
Week 1.. 2.
Time: Mon 9:45-10:45 Topics
Venue: JUST NG76 Date 23/9/012 30/9/013 7/10/013 14/10/013 21/10/013 28/10/013 4/11/013 11/11/013 18/11/013 25/11/013 2/12/013 9/12/013 16/12/013 23/12/013 30/12/013
3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.
Introduction. The dental record. Taking and documenting medical and dental history Extra oral exam Eid Al-Adha Intra- oral exam Diagnostic tests Teeth examination Midterm exam Treatment plan Differential diagnosis of pain of dental origin Differential Diagnosis of pain of non-dental origin I Differential Diagnosis of pain of non-dental origin II Assessment of cranial nerves Common oral conditions I Common oral conditions II
Attendance Attendance is mandatory as per existing university regulations. Students are expected to attend all classes regularly and punctually. Students who fail to do so may not be able to take the final exam and thus will be assigned a failing grade. Excuses for all class absences must be submitted to the course coordinator within a reasonable time.
Practical session’s timetable (Dent 423): Session Week 1 1 2 2 3 4 3 5 6 4 7 Date 23/9 30/9 7/10 14/10 21/10 28/10 4/11 Topic The dental record Medical and dental history Extra-oral exam Intraoral exam
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11/11 18/11 25/11 2/12 9/12 16/12 23/12
Diagnostic tests Teeth examination and charting Treatment plan