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RIDE Comprehensive General Dentistry 3 – 4

Course Director: Dorothy Stewart
Credits: 13 (each quarter)
Quarters/Yr of Program: Winter, Spring / 4

Course Overview

The RIDE extended rotation offers students an opportunity to work in a clinical setting that serves a diverse population in rural and/or underserved areas. The clinical portion of this course follows the 4th year Comprehensive Care course expectations as follows: The RIDE Regional Director and Clinical Site Preceptors (UW affiliate faculty) will mentor and supervise senior dental students in this clinical course, which will include clinical practice management, ethics and jurisprudence, coordinated evidence-based multidisciplinary care, incorporating diagnosis and treatment planning, medical and surgical management, restorative dentistry, prosthodontics, implant dentistry, periodontics, endodontics, and orthodontics. The course will prepare the student to deal with complex as well as single phases of clinical dentistry with sound philosophy of comprehensive patient care applicable to the establishment of an evidence-based general practice upon graduation.

Learning Objectives

The student who successfully completes this course will be able to:

  1. Perform a wide-variety of Periodontics, Oral Surgery, Operative, Prosthodontics, Endodontics, and Pediatric Dentistry skills
  2. Perform oral health assessment and diagnoses of patients
  3. Perform Practice Management skills in a real clinical setting
  4. Identify oral health issues common in their rural and/or underserved patient population
  5. Self-assess their work and better understand their limits as a clinician radiographic report

UWSOD Competencies1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15

Date last updated: 2017-7-7