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SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY
ORAL MEDICINE

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ORALM 404 Considerations in Care of the Patient with a Disability (*, max. 6)
Role of auxiliaries in dental treatment of the special patient, including psychosocial issues, communication techniques, wheelchair transfers; dental prevention, medical and dental management of specific disabilities; drug therapy, sedation, and anesthesia. Offered: AWSpS.
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ORALM 460 Clinical Management of Patients with Disabilities (*, max. 10)
Participation in chair/bedside dental treatment of a broad range of disabled populations, including homebound and institutionalized patients. Offered: AWSpS.
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ORALM 550 P-Directed Studies in Oral Diagnosis (*, max. 12)
See DPHS 449 for course description. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.
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ORALM 565 Oral Medicine Clinical Conference (*, max. 16)
Clinical conference in which diagnostic data concerning patients seen in the oral medicine clinic are presented for evaluation. When possible, the patient is present with laboratory findings, radiographs, and the results of special tests. Offered: AWSpS.
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ORALM 570 Oral Medicine and Therapy (2-, max. 6)
Lecture directed toward the presentation and discussion of oral diseases and oral manifestations of systemic disease. Primarily the clinical manifestations' relationship to generalized disease processes and patient management with in-depth discussions of therapy. Offered: AWSpS.
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ORALM 576 Oral Medicine Literature Review (1)
Seminar analyzes the recent literature concerning the area of oral medicine, diagnosis, and therapy for oral disease. Offered: AWSpS.
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ORALM 580 Current Concepts in Oral Radiology (2)
Lecture/seminar covering current concepts in oral radiology including technical factors, radiation risks, observer characteristics and variation, radiographic localization, interpretation, and overview of current extraoral techniques. Offered: AWSpS.
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ORALM 581 Advanced Seminars in Oral Radiology (2, max. 8)
Explores aspects of oral and maxillofacial radiology and related fields. Offered: AWSpS.
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ORALM 600 Independent Study or Research (*-)
Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.
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ORALM 601 Oral Medicine Research Seminar (1, max. 10)
Presentation and discussion of current research problems by graduate students, faculty, and investigators from other departments in the university. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.
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ORALM 650 P-Oral Medicine Clinical Elective (1-6, max. 6)
Opportunities for students to work in various clinical activities at local hospitals or other sites outside the school. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.
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ORALM 651 Oral and Systemic Health Issues in the Homeless in Seattle (1-, max. 12)
Addresses oral and systemic health issues in the homeless in Seattle. Service based learning and includes presentations, readings, reflections, health education, and dental care delivery with the goal of preparing dental students to work in an interprofessional environment with other healthcare providers. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSp.
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ORALM 652 Health Issues in the Homeless and Underserved-Selective (1)
Students learn about the causes and challenges of homelessness and lack of access to care and how it affects systemic and oral health. The course includes a minimum of 12 clinical service learning hours in the community (clinical opportunities are provided) as well as online learning. Offered: Sp.
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ORALM 660 Rotations in Medical Disciplines (1-4, max. 24)
Clinic, oriented to the hospital practice of oral medicine, deals with examination and nonsurgical therapy of hospital patients. The conditions treated include primary oral diseases, oral manifestations of systemic diseases, and oral defects resulting from medical treatment of serious systemic disease. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.
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ORALM 663 Introduction to Educational Methods in Dentistry (2)
Principles of teaching and learning, their applications in dental education. Basic principles include learning theory and cognitive processing, identifying prerequisite knowledge of learners, determining objectives of outcomes of learning, selecting appropriate methods and materials, using evaluation procedures. Increases understanding of instruction process to provide a sound foundation for teaching. Offered: AWSpS.
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ORALM 664 Dental Care of the Disabled II (*, max. 10)
Practicum in chair/bedside delivery of dental care to different disabled populations. Includes rotations to institutions, long-term care facilities, and homebound service, using mobile equipment. Prerequisite: ORALM 564 and permission of instructor. Offered: AWSpS.
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ORALM 665 Clinical Oral Medicine (*, max. 33)
Clinic involving the diagnostic evaluation of patients with difficult and unusual oral diseases. The student diagnoses and treats the patient. Types of therapy include medications and chemical agents, functional physical therapy, and counseling. Offered: AWSpS.
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ORALM 670 Clinical Oral Medicine Teaching (1-4, max. 16)
Clinic designed to give the student experience and instruction in the teaching of clinical oral diagnosis. Treatment of emergency dental problems as well as routine and special diagnostic procedures is emphasized. Offered: AWSpS.
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