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O S 520 P-Local Anesthesia (2)
Pharmacology, physiology, anatomy, and techniques of local anesthesia for dental students.
O S 521 P-Oral Pathology (3-, max. 6) Oda
Survey of the diseases of the oral facial regions in lecture and laboratory sessions. Diseases of teeth and their supporting structures and diseases of the oral and paraoral soft tissues and bones. Correlations between clinical findings and histopathologic features. Attendance in the laboratory is required. Offered: jointly with ORALB 572; AW.
O S 523 Medical Emergencies in the Dental Setting (1)
Initial emergency training, focusing primary upon recertification in BLS (Basic Life Support). Emphasizes intellectual and psychomotor skills for universal treatment of emergencies (including BLS). Credit/no-credit only. Offered: A.
O S 530 Oral Surgery: Didactic (1, max. 3)
Covers the scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery as practiced in the United States today. Introductory course for predoctoral dental students.
O S 532 P-Sedation and Pain Control (2)
Techniques of sedation (oral, inhalational, intravenous) and pain control.
O S 533 Medical Emergencies in the Dental Setting II (2)
Comprehensive medical emergency training, including review of BLS. Students participate in real-time simulated drills to prepare both their intellectual and psychomotor skills for emergency care situations. Credit/no-credit only.Offered: A.
O S 540 P-Clinical Care of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (2) Evans
Presents the clinical treatment modalities used to care for patients with various diseases that present in the oral and maxillofacial area. Offered: jointly with ORALB 540; A.
O S 543 Medical Emergencies in the Dental Setting III (1)
Comprehensive review/refreshment of medical emergency training, including recertification in BLS. Students participate in real-time simulated drills to prepare both intellectual and psychomotor skills for emergency care situations. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: S.
O S 550 P-Directed Studies in Oral Surgery (*, max. 16)
See DPHS 449 for course description.
O S 560 Dental Sedation (2)
For graduate students in the various dental specialties on the theory, application, and techniques of dental sedation. All forms of sedation, including oral, intramuscular, intravenous, and inhalation, are covered.
O S 564 Clinical and Histopathological Correlation I (1-3, max. 10) Oda
Four quarter advanced oral pathology course designed to interpret the clinical changes of a disease through the lenses of a microscope. Covers around 200 soft tissue disease of the mouth to include epithelial and mesenchymal reactive and neoplastic conditions. Offered: jointly with ORALB 564; AWSpS.
O S 565 Clinical and Histopathological Correlation II (1-3, max. 10) Oda
Three quarter advanced oral pathology course designed to interpret the clinical changes of a disease through the lenses through a microscope. Covers around 200 jaw bone and soft tissue disease to include cysts and neoplasms of the jaws and blood diseases of the jaws and soft tissue. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Offered: jointly with ORALB 565; AWSpS.
O S 574 Clinical Stomatology (3) Evans
Diseases of the oral cavity and jaw are presented as the practitioner encounters them - detailed clinical pictures, laboratory tests, radiographic findings, surgical exploration for the establishment of a therapeutic diagnosis. Offered: jointly with ORALB 574; Sp.
O S 630 P-Clinical Oral Surgery (2, max. 6)
Clinical experience in simple and complex dentoalveolar and pre-prosthetic surgery. A problem-based course using an auto-tutorial approach covering the extraction of teeth, impaction surgery, medications, surgical complications, treatment of infections, bone cysts, maxillary sinus complications, and salivary gland and mucosal pathology. Credit/no-credit only.
O S 645 P-Hospital Rotation (2)
Clinical experience that puts into practice the material presented in DENT 537. The student is involved in hospital procedures and protocol and in dental care of the hospital patient as well as after-hours call duty. Offered: AWSpS.
O S 651 P-Harborview Clerkship (2-10, max. 10)
Four to six-week rotation at Harborview Medical Center, including intensive instruction in oral surgery procedures and observing and assisting oral and maxillofacial surgery in the operating room. Credit/no-credit only. Prerequisite: permission of department chairperson.