Oral Pathology 2
Course Director: Yeshwant Rawal
Quarters/Yr of Program: Winter / 2
In this course, students apply their oral pathology knowledge to clinical cases. They sharpen their preclinical skills by diagnosing lesions and formulating management plans, which then prepares them for patient care. The course has a clinical-pathologic conference (CPC) format. It emphasizes active learning and encourages two-way discussion.
The student who successfully completes this course will be able to:
1. Describe the clinical and radiographic appearance of lesions.
2. Describe the etiology, epidemiology, and pathogenesis of oral and maxillofacial diseases.
3. Formulate a clinical differential diagnosis with a working diagnosis.
4. Recognize classic histopathological features of key oral and maxillofacial conditions.
5. Generate a referral for appropriate consultations and diagnostic tests/procedures.
6. Describe the steps for managing a biopsy in general dental practice from case selection to action on the pathologic diagnosis.
7. Recommend a prevention and treatment/management plan (including referral if appropriate) for common oral conditions within the scope of practice of a general dentist.
8. Recommend a prevention and treatment/management plan (including referral if appropriate) for oral manifestations of systemic conditions.
UWSOD Competencies: C-01, C-02, C-03, C-04, C-05, C-06, C-07, C-08, C-09, C-10, C-11, C-12, C-13, C-14, C-15, C-16, C-17, C-24, C-25, C-28, C-29, C-30, C-31, CE-02, CE-03, CE-06, CE-07
Date last updated: 2023-01-02