Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
200005112016ORAL DIAGNOSIS AND RADIOLOGY CLINICAL TRAININGCompulsory595
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle and Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim is to provide dental practice patient simulations to the students in order to teach:1) the common orodental problems; 2) the clinical, radiological, biochemical and other adjunct diagnostic test required for appropriate diagnosis; 3) the appropriate and accurate dental treatment planning.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Yasemin Bir, Prof.Dr. Günnur Lomçalı, Prof.Dr. Hülya Çankaya, Prof.Dr. Zuhal Tuğsel, Prof.Dr. Güniz Baksı Şen, Prof.Dr. Nesrin Dündar, Prof.Dr. Pelin Güneri,
Learning Outcomes
1Family history, medical history and current medicaal conditions of the patient are assessed.
2Signs and symptoms related to the patient s complaints are collected, recorded; initiation, duration and prognosis of the lesions are evaluated.
3Examination methods (inspection, palpation, percussion, oscultation, transillumination, probing, diascopy, aspiration) are used to evaluate the general characteristics of the patient. Head and neck, paranasal sinuses, eyes, nose, ears, TMJ, lymph nodes, skin are examined.
4Lips, buccal mucosa, palate, oropharynx, floor of the mouth, tongue, gingiva, teeth and oral mucosal tissues are examined.
5The correlation between the patient s complaints and local and systemic etiological factors that cause hard and soft tissue lesions within orofacial area is done.
6Radiological and other adjunct test required for diagnosis of the lesion are evaluated.
7Patient-specific, accurate and appropriate treatment planning is done.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Extra and intra-oral examination methods, hard and soft tissue lesions observed within the orofacial area due to local and systemic etiological factors, appropriate diagnostic tests, synthesis of all patient data, assessing the proper and accurate patien-specific treatment planning.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1A written test is provided for each student group after completion of 4-weeks clinical practice. Student performs the extra and intra-oral examinations, collects medical, familial and dental data, reaches to a diagnosis and completes patient-specific treatment planning. Afterwards, these procedures are evaluated by the instructors and his associates within the presence of the student and the patient. Necessary warnings are provided and explained.
2Student performs the extra and intra-oral examinations, collects medical, familial and dental data, reaches to a diagnosis and completes patient-specific treatment planning. Afterwards, these procedures are evaluated by the instructors and his associates within the presence of the student and the patient. Necessary warnings are provided and explained.
3Student performs the extra and intra-oral examinations, collects medical, familial and dental data, reaches to a diagnosis and completes patient-specific treatment planning. Afterwards, these procedures are evaluated by the instructors and his associates within the presence of the student and the patient. Necessary warnings are provided and explained.
4Student performs the extra and intra-oral examinations, collects medical, familial and dental data, reaches to a diagnosis and completes patient-specific treatment planning. Afterwards, these procedures are evaluated by the instructors and his associates within the presence of the student and the patient. Necessary warnings are provided and explained.
5A written test is provided at the end of practice.
Recommended or Required Reading
Oral Diagnosis and Radiology course notes for 3rd and 4th classes Goaz P.W., Stuart C.W. (1994). Oral Radiology. Principles and Interpretion. Mosby Stuart C.W.,michael J.P. (2009) Oral Radiology. Principles and Interpretion. Mosby Gibilisco J.A.(1985)Stafne’s Oral radiographic Diagnosis. W.B.Saunders Comp. Philadelphia. Curry III T.S., Dowday J.E., Murry R.C. (1990). Christensen’s Physics of Diagnostic Radiology. Lea&Febiger. Regezi J.A., Sciubba J. (1993).Oral pathology: Clinical-Pathologic Correlations. WB Saunders Comp. Sonis S.T., Fazio R.C., Fang L. (1995).Principles and Practice of Oral Medicine. WB Saunders Comp. Goodman R.M., Gorlin R.J. (1977). Atlas of the Face in Genetic Disorders. Mosby Langlais R.P., Miller C.S.(1998). Color Atlas of Common Oral Diseases. Williams&Wilkins.Özcan İ. (2000). Ağrı.Baş Boyun ve Orofasiyal Ağrılar. Nobel Tıp. Lynch M.A. (1984). Burket’s Oral Medicine Diagnosis and Treatment. Lippincott Comp.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
Yes(Four weeks)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Practice285140
Observation515
Individual Study for Mid term Examination155
Individual Study for Final Examination155
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)157
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