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FPDC 602 - Independent Study in Clinical Pediatric Dentistry


Cr Hrs: 5

This course provides the individual with the clinical experience necessary to manage the diagnostic, prevention and treatment needs of the pediatric patient. Emphasis is given to detailed case workup, analysis of dental problems, provision of preventive services and comprehensive dental treatment, management of behavior, and evaluation of post-treatment results. The course is designed to determine the competency level of the student in Pediatric Dentistry. Consideration is given to the participant’s background knowledge obtained through previous education and demonstrated on standardized examinations. At the end of the course a passing grade will be given if clinical competency has been demonstrated at the level of a new graduating student doctor. Any applicant in this program who holds a degree or certificate from an ADA-accredited graduate pediatric dentistry program will be exempted from this course.
Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
Instructional Method: Seminar, lab-based and Clinical
Location offered: Memphis
Term offered: Fall through Spring

Instructor of Record, Fall: Billy Westmoreland McCann Jr
Instructor of Record, Spring: Billy Westmoreland McCann Jr



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