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188  Pediatric Dentistry Seminar Elective  (1 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): B. Lin       Prerequisite(s): Approval from the course director

Restrictions: Limited number of participants allows       Activities: Seminar

Scientific literature of selected topics and/or latest scientific development in pediatric dentistry will be presented and discussed in this course, facilitated by faculty members and residents from the Division of Pediatric Dentistry. Case presentations and lectures may be given to supplement the literature review. The course will meet once per week in a seminar room setting.

189  Pediatric Dental Clerkship  (0 - 2 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): B. Lin       Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of PD139 and consent of instructor

Restrictions: Limited to 16 students       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

An elective clinical course for student who have a special interest in Pediatric Dentistry. The course emphasis will be on examination, treatment and behavior management of children under 10 years of age. The complexity of cases will increase as skills develop.

190  Children's Oral Health for Primary Care Providers  (1 - 2 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): B. Lin       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Maximum of 12 students per academic quarter. The course is intended for Medicine students (all four years), Dentistry students (all four years), and 1st and 2nd year Nurse Practitioner students.       Activities: Lecture, Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Field Work

This interdisciplinary course is intended to prepare primary care providers in medicine, dentistry, and nursing for oral health care in infants and children, and to promote and enhance the collaborative and interprofessional effort by healthcare providers in delivering effective preventive and/or primary oral health care for children. Clinical experience and case simulation sessions will be conducted in an integrated learning environment.

406  Adv Pediatric Dentistry Seminar  (1 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): T. Le       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in postdoctoral pediatric dentistry programs or consent of instructor.

Activities: Seminar

This course involves discussion on all aspects of clinical practice of pediatric dentistry, case presentations by the students and faculty, and presentations by guest speakers from other pediatric sub-specialties and dentally related fields.

407  Literature Review  (1.5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): T. Le       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in postdoctoral pediatric dentistry programs or consent of instructor.

Activities: Seminar

Students will review the basic literature that is the foundation for the clinical practice of pediatric dentistry. The course will assist students in developing skills to evaluate literature and analyze research methods critically.

409  Pediatric Dentistry Clinic  (4 - 6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): T. Le       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in postdoctoral pediatric dentistry programs or consent of instructor.

Activities: Clinical Clerkship

This course will provide direct clinical care with the child patient in which the student will learn to diagnose the patient's problem, design a treatment approach, carry out the necessary records, treat the patient, and complete final records for discharge.

409.10  Hospital Dental Practice  (1 - 3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): T. Le       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in pediatric dentistry graduate program.

Under direct faculty supervision, the pediatric dentistry postgraduate student will function as part of the medical team, providing consultative services, evaluation and provision of comprehensive dental care under general anesthesia in the hospital in-patient and outpatient settings.

409.20  Conscious Sedation Clinic  (0.5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): T. Le       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in pediatric dentistry graduate program.

Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Under direct faculty supervision, the pediatric dentistry postgradate student will evaluate and provide comprehensive dental care for the overly apprehensive and/or combative pediatric patient in rthe outpatient dental clinic setting utilizing oral and inhalation conscious sedation. techniques.

411  Intro Advanced Pediatric Dentistry  (1 units)   Fall, Summer

Instructor(s): T. Le       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in 1st-year postdoctoral pediatric dentistry program or consent of instructor.

Activities: Seminar

This course is an introduction to the philosophies and techniques of rendering clinical treatment to patients in pediatric dentistry.

412  Pediatric Dentistry for the Disabled  (1 units)   Fall, Spring

Instructor(s): R. Braham       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in 1st year of postdoctoral pediatric dentistry programs or consent of instructor

Activities: Seminar

Students will study the etiology, diagnosis, medical and dental management and prognosis of congenital and acquired disabilities in children and adolescents.

415  Introduction to Hospital Dentistry  (1 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): R. Braham       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in pediatric dentiry postgraduate program.

Activities: Lecture

An introductory didactic course covering hospital organization and structure, patientassessment and admission, pre-operative evaluation, treatment, operating room protocol, post-operative and discharge procedures and management of hospital dental consultations as members of the combined medical staff.

416  Orthodontics for Pediatric Dentists, Part 1  (1 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): H. Lin, T. Le       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Ped Dental Post-Graduate students at UCSF.       Activities: Lecture, Clinical Clerkship

This course is designed to teach pediatric dental postgraduates to understand growth and development, learn to diagnose and formulate proper treatment plans of primary and mixed dentition malocclusion, and apply this knowledge to clinical care for children and adolescents.

429  General Anesthesia Rotation  (4 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): T. Le       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in second-year of postgraduate pediatric dentistry program or consent of instructor.

Activities: Clinical Clerkship

A practical rotation in the operating room under the supervision of a senior staff anesthesiologist.

439  Practice Teaching  (2 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): B. Lin       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in 3rd year of postdoctoral pediatric dentistry program or consent of instructor

Activities: Clinical Clerkship

The student practices teaching dental students and works with students from other postdoctoral dental programs in the clinics. The student is also expected to prepare some lectures, presentations, or seminars on selected topics to enhance his/her teaching skills.