This is a mixed teaching programme, with covers all disciplines: restorative, endodontics , sirgery, periodontics...and which is aimed at patients with disabilities, elderly patients or patients who are medically compromised and have an oral pathology.
The academic programme is 40 weeks long in total, divided into 3 half-days per week. It is also eminently practical, with online theory classes (1,5 hrs per week) and on-site clinical sessions: patients who are older, special, or have an oral pathology will be attended to in the University Dental Clinic (CUO), as well as visiting institutuionalised patients on a fortnightly basis.
Part I: General aspects
- Epidemiological and preventive aspects of dental care in patients with previous pathology.
- Legal aspects of care for patients with disabilities.
- Prevention and handling of emergency situations in the dentist's surgery.
- Periodontal aspects of dental treatment for special patients.
- Implantology and surgical aspects for special patients.
- Dental therapeutics for special patients.
- Prosthodontic rehabilitation for medically-compromised patients.
- Orthodontic treatment for special patients.
- Manifestations of systemic diseases in oral mucosa.
Part II: Medically-compromised patients
- Additional tests: what to ask for and how to interpret the results
- Dental care for patients with infectious diseases. viral hepatitis
- Dental care for patients with HIV infection.
- Dental care for patients with immune disorders.
- Dental care for oncology patients.
- Dental care for patients with cardiovascular pathologies.
- Dental care for patients with respiratory pathologies and other otolaryngological conditions of interest to the dentist.
- Dental care for patients with endocrine pathologies: diabetic patients and those with suprarenal pathologies.
- Dental care for patients with renal problems: patients on dialysis and with transplants.
- Dental care for patients in gestation and lactation, consumers of contraceptives and menopausal patients.
- Dental care for patients with haemostatic alterations. Dental treatment of anaemic patients.
- Adverse reactions to medications used in dentistry. Pharmacovigilance.
Part III: Patients with disabilities and oral diseases in elderly adults
- Dental features of patient with disabilities. Incapacitating genetic and acquired syndromes with dental repercussions. Neurological syndromes. Patients with sensory disabilities
- Handling the behaviour of patients with disabilities
- Sedation in dentistry. Description of procedures. Indications and contraindications
- Dental situation of elderly adults. Epidemiology.
- Conditions of dental care in elderly adults
- Dental care for psychiatric patients and those with neurodegenerative diseases
Part IV: Hospital dental care
- Hospital dental care
Part V: Rare diseases. Consecuences in oral cavity
- Cornelia de Lange Syndrome, West’s Syndrome, Tuberous Sclerosis
- Prader Willo Syndrome, Noonan Syndrome, Rett’s Syndrome
- Beuren Williams Syndrome, Klinefelter Syndrome, Turner’s Syndrome
- Laron Syndrome, Williams Syndrome, Guilles de la Tourette Syndrome
- Lesch Nyhan Syndrome
Part VI: Oral Pathology
- Pathology of oral mucosa
- Lesions due to mechanical, physical and chemical agents
Part VII: Infections
- Bacterial infections of oral mucosa
- Viral infections of oral mucosa
- Oral mycosis
Part VIII: Immunologically mediated diseases
- Recurrent aphthous stomatitis
- Oral lichen planus
- Oral pemphigus
- Pemphigoids in oral cavity
- Multiform erythema
- Erythematous lupus in oral cavity
Part IX: Oral Precancer
- Proliferative verrucous leukoplakia
Part X: Tumors of Oral mucosa
- Benign tumours
- Malignant tumours of soft tissue
Part XI: Maxillary bones
- Infections of maxillaries
- Maxillary cysts
- Maxillary tumours
- Fibro-osseous lesions of maxilla
- Giant cell lesions
- Other diseases of the maxilla
Part XII: Pathology of salivary glands
- Alterations in salivary secretion: xerostomia and sialorrhea
- Sjögren’s Syndrome
- Salivary cysts
- Tumours of salivary glands
- Literature review
- How to write an abstract
- How to prepare and present a poster
- How to structure a scientific communication
Dentistry clinical Practice
- How to prepare a medical history correctly
- Referrals and requests for additional tests
- Evaluation of need for treatment under sedation/general anaesthetic in hospital setting
- Treatment under nitrous oxide conscious sedation
- Tartar removal and teaching oral hygiene
- Fixed prosthesis
- Removable prosthesis
- Muco-supported and implant-retained prosthesis
- Biopsies and anatomopathological study
Care for Institutional patients
Treatments required by institutionalised patients
Attendance at courses and conferences
Attendance and presentation compulsory at SEGER, attendance and poster presentation compulsory at SEMO, attendance compulsory at SEOEME, and if applicable, any other course of interest to the student.
Study programme and subjects 2018-2019
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|Conscious Sedation + Basic Support for AEDs (Crossdisciplinary)||OB||Anual||1,00|
|Institutionalized Care Patients||OB||Anual||14,00|
- ECTS: European Credit Transfer System
- Term: calendar term
- Dr. Manuel Ribera
- Dr. Víctor Gil
- Dra. Lidia Darder
- Dra. Belisa Olmo
- Dra. Judit Guasch
- Dr. David Martin
- Continuous assessment by lecturers of knowledge of theory and clinical practical work performed by student.
- Assessment of interpretation of books and scientific articles through presentations by students.
- Assessment of clinical case studies by student, presentation in advance and once the case study is completed.
- Assessment via twice-yearly examination.
- Attendance and presentation of work at scientific events specified.
- Attendance and punctuality.
- Quarterly projects: each quarter the student must complete a research project or literature review.