CLINICAL PROPAEDEUTICS
cod. 1004278

Academic year 2014/15
2° year of course - Second semester
Professor
VESCOVI Paolo
Academic discipline
Malattie odontostomatologiche (MED/28)
Field
Tirocini formativi e di orientamento
Type of training activity
More
12 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
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Integrated course unit module: PRINCIPLES OF ODONTOIATRICS

Learning objectives

The course aims to improve the knowledge on the equipment of a dental practice in order to be able to select different devices on the market. To know and understand the main concepts related to basic equipments, their maintenance and sterilization. Knowing how to interact with the patient. Knowledge and ability to perform intraoral radiographs with the technique of centering.

Prerequisites

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Course unit content

To know and understand the main characteristics of the operational equipment of a dental practice and acquire the main concepts related to basic instruments, its maintenance and sterilization.
Knowing how to perform intraoral radiographs through the use of centering.
Knowing how to accommodate the patient in the dental practice and communicate with him through a sound approach.
To know and to prepare the set of tools for major dental procedures.

Full programme

Tutorials of reorganization and sterilization of dental unit.
The ergonomic working positions.
The execution of intraoral radiographs with centering.
Counseling in dentistry.

Bibliography

Leghissa GC- Moretti S-Palerma C-Buzzi G. La gestione pratica del paziente odontoiatrico. Protocolli, linee guida, norme. Elsevier Masson 2007.
Cortesi Ardizzone V. L'assistenza nello studio odontoiatrico. Manuale pratico. Masson 2006.

Teaching methods

Tutorials, for the reorganization and sterilization of dental chair. Preparation of the set with dental tools for the different dental procedures.. Execution of intraoral radiographs with centering. Highly ergonomic working. Tutorials on counseling in the dental practice. .

Assessment methods and criteria

Multiple choice tests, in order to ensure the quality and level of knowledge and understanding of the course content and the ability to apply the acquired knowledge to professional practice.

Other information

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