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DSOM 313 - Special Patient Care

Cr Hrs: 2 (32-0-0)

This course provides dental students with knowledge of the special needs of patients with developmental and intellectual disabilities, those who are medically compromised, the elderly and other mental and physical conditions that may require special considerations and dental treatment modifications. The course is presented by a series of guest lecturers and takes an interdisciplinary approach with the objective to familiarize dental students with the need for consultation, interacting with other health care providers and caregivers, as well as the varied aspects of health care for this population. In addition, several lectures focus on specific medical conditions, and highlight cultural and social aspects of providing dental health care for people with special needs.

Grade Mode: Standard

Instructional Method: Lecture

Location offered: Memphis
Term offered: Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Jaqueline Venturin

Fall - Additional Instructor 1: Mary A Aubertin

Fall - Additional Instructor 2: Shannon Hughes

Fall - Additional Instructor 3: William Parris

Fall - Additional Instructor 4: Sloan Regen

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