117 Foundations of Scientific Inquiry (2 units) Fall
Restrictions: none Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Project, Web-based course work
Contemporary dental care is provided in a way that is evidence-based. This course provides a foundation for the scientific method as well as searching for, reading, and critically appraising literature. These skills will help you determine if and when devices, drugs, or techniques should be applied to your specific patient’s care. You will also learn about clinical and translational research methods and design, levels of evidence, and quality of evidence.
118 Professional and Community Oral Health Issues (2.5 units) Spring
Instructor(s): L. Berens Prerequisite(s): none
Restrictions: D1 Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Seminar, Direct - Project, Student - Lecture
In this course, students will learn about dental public health, oral health surveillance, oral health disparities, social determinants of health, and preventive dentistry in a theoretical, practical, and personal manner. Students will also hear personal stories about substance abuse among health professionals, and how to get help.