DECOD Advanced Clinical – Selective
Course Director: Dr. Kim Espinoza
Quarter/Year: Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring / 4
This advanced special care dentistry course aims to take your skills to a higher level! Students will provide clinical care to adult patients with developmental and acquired disabilities using a variety of facilitation techniques. Increase your competence in providing comprehensive dental care to patients with special needs under the guidance of DECOD faculty and staff. Pre-requisite: Successful completion of Oral Medicine Clerkship. (clinic scheduling required)
The student who successfully completes this course will be able to:
- Provide clinical care to patients with developmental and acquired disabilities.
- Utilize facilitation techniques for patients requiring special care dentistry.
- Obtain consent appropriately for patients with complex decision making-needs.
*last updated: 2017-08-14