Dental - Oral Surgery (DOSP)

DOSPĀ 6630 Medical Emergencies

Emergency Care rotations provide care to appointed non-registered emergency patients. Emphasis is placed on an efficient and thorough medical work-up and emergency dental examination to ensure that the patient receives the highest quality of emergency dental care in a timely manner. Student doctors obtain and assess the comprehensive medical history and the oral health complaint of the patients. Students gain knowledge of clinical pharmacology, general and specialty medical issues including physical examination findings, associated laboratory medicine and other medical studies. The Emergency care rotation also includes experience in performing an oral and extraoral exam such that the student is to be able to recognize deviations from normal findings, and is able to perform a head and neck cancer examination and issue a risk assessment. The student will also gain radiological experience including the appropriate selection, taking and evaluation of radiography to assess the emergency.

1 Credit Hour