Dental - Oral Medicine (DOMD)

DOMD 760 Oral Medicine L

The purpose of this course is to give students a foundation for common oral lesions, facial pain, and salivary gland disease as well as an understanding of medical conditions which directly affect the oral and maxillofacial structures.

Activity: Lecture

1.25 Credit Hour

DOMD 761 Admissions and Emergency

Activity: Clinic

1.5 Credit Hour

DOMD 764 Od&E Medical Clerkship

This course is designed to give students a foundation for understanding physical diagnosis, medical workups, consultations, and conditions that directly affect management of the dental patient. Students learn the skills of physical diagnosis, how to complete the "History and Physical," how to interpret and evaluateclinical, laboratory, radiographic, and other diagnostic information and procedures. In addition, students learn how to recognize the normal range of clinical findings as well as significant abnormalities requiring medical management of the dental patient.

Activity: Lecture

1.0 Credit Hour

DOMD 861 Admissions and Emergency

Admissions and Emergency The Admissions and Emergency Care Clinic rotation consists of combined rotations in the Emergency Care Clinic, and the Oral Diagnosis Clinic. The Emergency Care Clinic provides emergency care to "walk-in" non-registered patients. Emphasis is placed on efficient and thorough dental care to ensure that the patient receives the highest quality of emergency dental care in a timely manner. The Admissions or Oral Diagnosis Clinic provides an initial evaluation for Penn DentalMedicine patients who register for comprehensive care on an appointment basis. Students that rotate through the Oral Diagnosis Clinic assess the medical and oral health status of the patients. Additionally, the medical status of all patients (except ASA I patients) are reassessed annually in the Oral Diagnosis Clinic.

Activity: Clinic

2.5 Credit Hours

DOMD 887 Hospital Assignment

Students spend four weeks in an extramural program at an affiliated hospital or a non-affiliated hospital program approved by Penn Dental Medicine. During the hospital rotation, students evaluate hospitalized patients to reinforce principles of physical and laboratory diagnosis, participate in dental treatment for patients with severe medical problems, and learn to request and answer consulatations from other clinical departments such as radiology and otolaryngology.

Activity: Clinic

6.25 Credit Hours