UW School of Dentistry

OHS 650

Dental Curriculum Threads

Community Dentistry: Longview Clinic – Elective

Course Director: Donald Chi
Credits: 1
Quarters/Yr of Program: Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring / 1, 2, 3, 4 and Residents

Course Overview

This course will give dental students and residents the opportunity to provide evidence-based, culturally competent dental care in underserved communities.

Learning Objectives

  1. To identify and understand the barriers to dental care and optimal oral health within vulnerable patient populations
  2. To take a complete social and behavioral health history from patients seeking dental care
  3. To apply critical thinking skills in developing evidence-based treatment plans and options for patients with limited financial resources
  4. To provide culturally competent dental care services to vulnerable patient populations

To provide culturally competent dental care services to vulnerable patient populations

UWSOD Competencies: 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16

Date last updated: 2018-05-24

ORALB 550

Directed Studies in Oral Biology – SURF/Research Elective

Credits: variable (25 max)
Faculty: various faculty

This is an independent study course in which meeting times and projects are arranged directly with faculty members.

ORALB 550 is directed toward students who have completed a SURF program summer research fellowship and wish to obtain additional course credit subsequent to quarter(s) after they have completed their SURF project. After completion of their SURF project students may continue in that particular area of research pursued earlier, or complete a publication quality manuscript under the faculty mentor’s supervision.

OHS 550

Directed Studies in Oral Health Sciences – SURF/Research Elective

Credits: variable (25 max)
Faculty: various faculty

This is an independent study course in which meeting times and projects are arranged directly with faculty members.

OHS 550 is directed toward students who have completed a SURF program summer research fellowship and wish to obtain additional course credit subsequent to quarter(s) after they have completed their SURF project. After completion of their SURF project students may continue in that particular area of research pursued earlier, or complete a publication quality manuscript under the faculty mentor’s supervision.