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Susanne Kolare Jeffrey
DENT 640
Seattle Campus

P-Extramural Clinics in Geriatric Dentistry

Extramural geriatric clinical experience, including three days at a nursing home or community clinic, and brief didactic component. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.

Class description

The purpose of this clinical rotation is for you to gain knowledge and experience in the dental needs of the geriatric dental patient in an extramural site. For the 2013/2014 rotations, the sites offered are the FOSS nursing home and the Everett Geriatric Senior Center Clinic.

The objective of the course is for you to be able to observe and provide geriatric dental care at the site, integrating dental screening and treatment with other health and social services.

Course Outline Students will spend three full days at an extramural geriatric care site.

Course Expectations To successfully meet the requirements of this course, the student must

1. Attend extramural site assignments, and

2. Either

a. Discuss and present a treatment plan for one patient seen during the rotation, OR

b. participate in an educational presentation given at FOSS nursing home/mobile geriatric clinic OR

c. give a presentation on a chosen topic of special interest to Geriatric Dentistry .

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Class assignments and grading

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Susanne Kolare Jeffrey
Date: 09/25/2013