Case-based biomedical sciences: For the following Common Pathways courses (labeled CP Course) with the College of Medicine (COM), the clinical case presentations will include those oral cases presented by the CDM faculty, in addition to selected common cases with the COM.  The supporting basic science with each courses will be Common Pathway anatomy, histology, embryology, biochemistry, immunology, microbiology, nutrition, pathology, pharmacology and physiology.

 

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HS 511 Hematology (CP Course) 4 DS 1 Fall

As described in COM curriculum with clinical case correlation by dental faculty.  Correlated clinical cases related to oral health sciences will include:  dental care in the hemophilia patient, acquired bleeding disorders in the dental patient, oral effects of anemia, and dental care for the hematology oncology patient.

 

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HS 521 Integumentary and Musculoskeletal Systems (CP Course) 7 DS 1 Fall

As described in COM curriculum with clinical case correlation by dental faculty.  Correlated clinical cases related to oral health sciences will include vesciculobullous disease of the oral mucosa, oral manifestations of muscular dystrophy, oral cancer, myofascial pain dysfunction syndrome, arthritis in dental practice, osteoporosis and oral health.

 

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HS 512 Neuroscience (CP Course) 9 DS 1 Spring

As described in COM curriculum with clinical case correlation by dental faculty.  Correlated clinical cases related to oral health sciences will include maxillofacial nerve injury, oral manifestations of Parkinson’s disease, oral and maxillofacial movement disorders, trigeminal neuralgia, migraine and facial migraine, oral care of the stroke and spinal cord injured patient.

 

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HS 522 Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Systems (CP Course) 9 DS 1 Spring

As described in COM curriculum with clinical case correlation by dental faculty.  Correlated clinical cases related to oral health sciences include: prevention, diagnosis, and immediate treatment of acute myocardial ischemia in dental practice, oral health aspects of obstructive sleep apnea, managing asthma in dental practice, congestive heart failure implications in oral health care, valvular heart disease implications in dental practice, Marfan’s syndrome.

 

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HS 611 Renal System (CP Course) 5 DS 2 Fall

As described in COM curriculum with clinical case correlation by dental faculty. Correlated clinical cases related to oral health sciences include oral manifestations of renal failure/renal osteodystrophy/HPTH, dehydration and oliguria in odontogenic infection, acid/base considerations in fever and dental infection.

 

 

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HS 621 Gastroenterology (CP Course) 5 DS 2 Fall

As described in COM curriculum with clinical case correlation by dental faculty. Correlated clinical cases related to oral health sciences include oral effects of chronic liver failure, oral surgical considerations in Vitamin K dependent factor depletion in chronic hepatitis, oral manifestations of bulimia, Salivary gland disorders, concomitant disorders of the GI and oral microbiome,  effects of mastication/salivary health on GI health, oral manifestations of patients with colonic polyps.

 

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HS 631 Endocrine System (CP Course) 5 DS 2 Fall

As described in COM curriculum with clinical case correlation by dental faculty.  Correlated clinical cases related to oral health sciences include , oral health considerations in obesity, oral health impact of type 1 and type 2 diabetes,  oral findings in endocrine disorders, e.g. multiple endocrine neoplasia, hyperthyroidism/hypothyroidism.

 

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HS 641 Clinical Pharmacology

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3 DS 2 Fall

This course will review the basics of pharmacokinetics and drug development and review the important clinical characteristics of the major drug categories including cardiac, pulmonary, GI, GU, endocrine, musculoskeletal, psychotropic, neurologic, dermatologic drugs, antibiotics,

 

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HS 642 Clinical Pharmacology 2/Oral Pharmacology

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3 DS 2 Spring

This course will review the major drugs used in dental practice.  Emphasis on analgesics, pain and anxiety control, antibiotics.  Other drugs of oral diseases including oral mucosal diseases, diseases of the dental pulp and periodontium, paranasal sinuses, and those for musculoskeletal problems of the head and neck.  Correlation of drugs in the general pharmacopeia with oral health impact for HS 641 will concentrate on side effects of the oral region including examples of xerostomia, superinfection with thrush, tardive dyskinesia, among others.

 

 

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HS 721 Junior Year Medicine Seminar

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2 DS 3 Fall

Weekly case-based seminars presenting existing dental and comprehensive care patients and their medical comorbidities.  Cases will be selected from existing active patients as well as from standardized patients, for the D3 class with evidence based review of relevant medical findings and their impact on oral health and clinical interventions.  This will be done with a purpose to mitigate risk and improve patient care outcomes.

 

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HS 722 Junior Year Medicine Seminar

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2 DS 3 Spring

Complex cases will be selected beyond the level of HS 721 including those commonly requiring medical surgical intervention in concurrence with oral health care.  Examples such as oncology patients, obstetric patients, and transplant patients will be examined. Weekly case-based seminars presenting existing dental and comprehensive care patients and their medical comorbidities will be continued in the seminar as well.

 

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HS 821 Senior Year Medicine Seminar

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2 DS 4 Fall

Weekly case-based seminars presenting existing dental and comprehensive care patients and their medical comorbidities.  Continued development of advanced case-based patient presentations including those on hospitalized patients.

 

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HS 822 Senior Year Medicine Seminar

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2 DS 4 Spring

Weekly case-based seminars presenting existing dental and comprehensive care patients and their medical comorbidities.  Development of advanced knowledge of cases presenting for medical treatment for which dental consultation is needed in the preanesthetic presurgical patient and in concurrence with major systemic disease including trauma, stroke, myocardial infarction.