FUNCTION OF THE STOMATOGNATHIC SYSTEM
cod. 1010511

Academic year 2023/24
1° year of course - Second semester
Professor
- Claudio MACALUSO
Academic discipline
Scienze tecniche mediche applicate (MED/50)
Field
"scienze dell'igiene dentale"
Type of training activity
Characterising
21 hours
of face-to-face activities
3 credits
hub: -
course unit
in ENGLISH

Integrated course unit module: Dental Hygiene Patient Assessment

Learning objectives

To introduce the elements of human physiology necessary in the field of Dental Hygiene.

Prerequisites

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Course unit content

General physiology
Skeletal muscle and Neurophysiology
Sensory organs
Cardiovascular and respiratory physiology
Endocrine system
Physiology of the stomatognatic apparatus

Full programme

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Bibliography

Essential Physiology for Dental Students
Kamran Ali (Editor), Elizabeth Prabhakar (Editor)
978-1-119-27175-8 November 2018

Teaching methods

Lectures will introduce the main aspects and peculiarities of human physiology pertinent to Dental Hygienists. Group discussion will complete the learning sessions.

Assessment methods and criteria

Completion of the goals in this course module will be verified in the main course examination.
By means of more basic questions knowledge and understanding will be tested. Other questions will examine the ability to apply such knowledge.

Other information

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