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SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY
DENTISTRY

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DENT 520 P-Clinical Practice Management 1 (1)
Designed to provide the student with the knowledge required to manage a patient pool during the clinical program and in future dental practice including: obtaining a patient pool, authorized treatment planning, patient management in accordance with professional codes, risk management strategies, patient financial account management, and contemporary biohazardous materials guidelines. Offered: S.

DENT 533 Introduction to Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice ([0-1]-, max. 1) Huggins
Case based sessions that address the Interprofessional Education Collaborative competencies. Includes opportunities to gain knowledge about different health professions, team and teamwork, and develop skills in team communication provided by working with health professions students on a variety of cases to develop a team based plan of care. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSp.

DENT 534 P-Geriatric Dentistry (1, max. 2)

Instructor Course Description: Susanne Kolare Jeffrey

DENT 537 P-Hospital Dentistry (1)
Introductory course presenting hospital procedures and protocol and the role of the dentist in the hospital. Offered: Sp.

DENT 540 Pharmacology Updates (1)
Review of the current 50 most prescribed drugs on the market with examples of patient, case-based, pharmacology. Prerequisite: PHCOL 434; PHCOL 435. Offered: Sp.

DENT 547 Dental Practice Administration (2)
Material essential to persons entering dentistry in a time of rapid change in health care systems, including practice management, career opportunities, and starting out in a private practice. Offered: Sp.

DENT 548 Dental Practice Administration (2)
Material essential to persons entering dentistry in a time of rapid change in health care systems, including practice management, career opportunities, and starting out in a private practice. Offered: A.

DENT 549 Dental Practice Administration (2)
Material essential to persons entering dentistry in a time of rapid change in health care systems, including practice management, career opportunities, and starting out in a private practice. Offered: W.

DENT 550 P-Special Studies in Dentistry (*, max. 12)
Offered by the various departments from which students may elect study in areas of special interest to them. Includes subject matter applicable to all phases of dentistry. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.

DENT 551 P-Clinical Practice Management 2 (1)
Designed to provide the student with the experience required to manage a patient pool during the clinical program and in future dental practice including obtaining a patient pool, treatment planning, patient management in accordance with professional codes, risk management strategies, patient financial account management, and contemporary biohazardous materials guidelines.

DENT 552 P-Clinical Practice Management 2 (1)
Designed to provide the student with the experience required to manage a patient pool during the clinical program and in future dental practice including: obtaining a patient pool, treatment planning, patient management in accordance with professional codes, risk management strategies, patient financial account management, and contemporary biohazardous materials guidelines.

DENT 553 P-Clinical Practice Management 2 (1)
Designed to provide the student with the experience required to manage a patient pool during the clinical program and in future dental practice including: obtaining a patient pool, treatment planning, patient management in accordance with professional codes, risk management strategies, patient financial account management, and contemporary biohazardous materials guidelines.

DENT 554 P-Clinical Practice Management 2 (1)
Designed to provide the student with the experience required to manage a patient pool during the clinical program and in future dental practice including: obtaining a patient pool, treatment planning, patient management in accordance with professional codes, risk management strategies, patient financial account management, and contemporary biohazardous materials guidelines.

DENT 555 P-Clinical Practice Management 2 (1)
Designed to provide the student with the experience required to manage a patient pool during the clinical program and in future dental practice including: obtaining a patient pool, treatment planning, patient management in accordance with professional codes, risk management strategies, patient financial account management, and contemporary biohazardous materials guidelines.

DENT 556 P-Clinical Practice Management 2 (1)
Designed to provide the student with the experience required to manage a patient pool during the clinical program and in future dental practice including: obtaining a patient pool, treatment planning, patient management in accordance with professional codes, risk management strategies, patient financial account management, and contemporary biohazardous materials guidelines.

DENT 557 P-Clinical Practice Management 2 (1)
Designed to provide the student with the experience required to manage a patient pool during the clinical program and in future dental practice including: obtaining a patient pool, treatment planning, patient management in accordance with professional codes, risk management strategies, patient financial account management, and contemporary biohazardous materials guidelines.

DENT 562 Elective Offering in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (1)
Introduction to airway management (masking/intubation/orophayrngeal airways/nasopharyngeal airways/cricothyrotomy), 12-lead EKG recognition and diagnosis, cardiac physiology and pathophysiology, and pharmacologic action of several different medications. Students who pass AHA guidelines for completion of an ACLS course are awarded ACLS certification. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: W.

DENT 563 Elements of Conscious Sedation (1-2)
Details theory and techniques for rendering oral, inhalation, transmucosal, intramuscular, and intravenous forms of conscious sedation. Focuses on pharmacology and pharmacokinetics of nitrous oxide, benzodiazepines, narcotics, and barbiturates. Addresses usual applications, special considerations, legal issues, and proper record keeping. Emphasizes prevention and management of emergencies. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: A.

DENT 565 Dental Photography (1)
Provides student with sufficient knowledge and experience to select and use correct photographic equipment for photographing patients (facial and interoral), casts, instruments, x-rays, charts, and objects. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: A.

DENT 566 Physical Diagnosis (1)
Seminar on performing complete physical examination including basic assessment of overall patient, vital signs, cardiac, pulmonary, abdominal, extremities, neurologic, and head/neck. Examination techniques include observation, ausculation, percussion. Writing findings and interpreting physical examinations. Offered: S.

DENT 568 Internal Medicine for Dentistry ([1-3]-, max. 6)
Review of major organ systems, including normal anatomy and physiology, common pathophysiologies, medical interventions. Details modifications necessary for dental treatment and medical emergency management. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AS.

DENT 569 Contemporary Dental Practice Management (1)
Didactic study designed to update dental graduate students in recent developments in the management of a modern dental practice. Focuses on the business and legal aspects of dental practice. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: A.

DENT 610 Introduction to Clinical Dentistry (2)
Introduction to clinical dental training including infection control, personal dental hygiene, oral anatomical landmarks, medical histories, fluoride application, fabrication on athletic mouth guards, and professional ethics. Students participate in classroom exercise followed by rotations in functioning dental clinics. Offered: W.

DENT 613 Summer Rural and Underserved Opportunities Program (1-6, max. 6)
Provides students a 2-6 week clinical training opportunity and early exposure to provision of dental care in rural and underserved locations in Washington state. Offers an opportunity for students to gain an understanding of how community health care systems function for provision of dental care. Credit/no-credit only.

DENT 640 P-Extramural Clinics in Geriatric Dentistry (2)
Extramural geriatric clinical experience, including three days at a nursing home or community clinic, and brief didactic component. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.
Instructor Course Description: Susanne Kolare Jeffrey

DENT 641 Service Learning Rotation (6) Nagasawa
Students practice clinical dentistry for 4 weeks at a designate rural and/or underscored community health center. The student further develops an understanding of cultural competence by analyzing and reflecting on the social and cultural factors that contribute to the oral health needs of these diverse populations. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.

DENT 650 P-Extramurals (*, max. 12)
Extramural sites arranged to provide dental students, at varying levels of their education, with opportunities to treat a wide variety of patients in the delivery systems outside the school. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.

DENT 651 P-Anesthesia Rotation (6)
1.5-month rotation in anesthesia at one of three local hospitals. Objectives: administration of anesthesia, management of emergency situations and airway problems, familiarization with pharmacology of anesthetic drugs; increased efficiency with venipuncture. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.

DENT 652 P-Clinical Medicine Clerkship (4)
One-month clinical rotation in clinical medicine at a local hospital. Objective is to increase the student's ability in physical evaluation of patients as well as to give in-depth knowledge of hospital procedures and commonly prescribed medications. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.

DENT 655 Medical Emergency Management: Basic Life Support (1)
Review of principles and practical applications for the management of medical emergencies in dental practice in conjunction with training and certification in Basic Life Support. Offered: S.

DENT 657 Comprehensive Clinic (1-10, max. 10)
Clinical comprehensive care for patients. Offered: S.

DENT 659 Comprehensive Clinic (1-10, max. 10)
Clinical comprehensive care for patients. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: S.

DENT 660 Temporomandibular Joint Diagnosis and Treatment (2, max. 8)
Seminar and clinic sequence for comprehensive examination, diagnosis, and treatment of patients with temporomandibular joint problems. Includes management of dysfunction and morphologic alterations in associated muscles and occlusion. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Offered: AW.

DENT 690 P-Extended Clinical Dentistry (1)
Educational experiences in clinical dentistry. Available to students who have successfully completed the University of Washington Doctor of Dental Surgery curriculum and seek additional supervised experience in the delivery of oral health care services within three quarters of graduation and prior to licensure. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.

DENT 700 Master's Thesis (*-)
Offered: AWSpS.