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Advanced Topics in General Dentistry 1

Course Director: Sara Gordon
Credits: 3
Quarters/Yr of Program: Summer / 4

Course overview

Faculty members from multiple departments will participate in this course, which will focus on Ethics and Jurisprudence, Geriatric Dentistry, applying for jobs and residencies, and helping you to successfully prepare for the WREB examination and competency exams.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, students will be able to demonstrate competence in:

1. Apply legal and regulatory concepts related to providing and supporting oral health care services.
2. Apply principles of ethical decision-making and professional responsibility.
3. Provide oral health care within the scope of general dentistry to geriatric dental patients.
4. Communicate and collaborate with other health care team members to facilitate health care for geriatric patients.
5. Submit a polished cover letter and CV or personal statement for a position as a dentist or a dental resident.
6. Prepare for the written WREB CPT examination and UWSOD competency exams.

UWSOD Competencies: C-02, C-05, C-06, C-07, C-08, C-09, C-11, C-12, C-13, C-15, C-31, CE-04, CE-07

Date last updated: 2019-06-26