Subject: Pediatric Dentistry
Course Number: 440
Course Title: Topics in Pediatric Dentistry for the DPH Postgraduate
Department: Orofacial Sciences
Course Description: This elective course is intended to provide dental public health students with skills and knowledge on the provision of dental care to infants, children, and adolescents in a public health setting. Students will learn aspects of anticipatory guidance for various age groups, concepts in behavior management of children, evidenced based prevention and interim therapeutic restorative techniques for use in low resourced settings, and how to perform a pediatric oral health assessment.
Prerequisites: Completion of the following modules on the UC Learning Center: Dentistry Infection Control and Bloodborne Pathogens, Emergency Eyewash and Shower, The California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (“CANRA”), active Basic Life Support certificate.
Restrictions: Restricted to Dental Postgraduate students pursuing the Dental Public Health Certificate.
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Lab-Skills, Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Student - Lecture, Student - Lab-Skills
Quarter(s) Offered: Summer
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
Repeat course for credit? No