(all objectives may not be covered during the course of the year)
1. Planning and providing comprehensive multidisciplinary oral health care:
a. Construct and judge treatment plans insuring integration of all applicable
medical/dental specialties following a total patient approach. Assume
responsibility for all phases of dental treatment.
b. Properly request and evaluate consultations to/from physicians and other health
c. Participate in monthly case conference.
2. Patient assessment, diagnosis and medical risk assessment:
a. Interview patients and obtain a complete health history.
b. Perform necessary diagnostic procedures and devise a differential diagnosis for oral conditions using clinical presentation, demographic information, historical findings and radiographic, laboratory and physical examination.
c. Arrive at definitive diagnosis when histopathologic findings are correlated with the above.
d. Recognize the oral manifestations of systemic diseases and understand their effect on the oral cavity.
e. Order and interpret the clinical and/or medical laboratory tests necessary in the diagnosis and treatment of oral conditions.
f. Prescribe pharmacological agents properly and understand the mechanism of action and effects of drug interaction.
g. Perform treatment procedures when necessary and refer patients with oral/systemic pathology when indicated.
a. Maintain the “CHAIN OF STERILITY” when performing surgery in the dental operatory and the hospital operating room.
b. Discuss the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory, circulatory and nervous systems and their response to various pharmacologic agents used in preoperative medication, conscious sedation, local anesthesia and pain control.
c. Demonstrate the techniques of head and neck examination utilized by the oral surgeon.
d. Monitor respiration and circulation as well as manage the patient’s airway.
e. Perform resuscitative technique and demonstrate proficiency in the early management of medical emergencies in the dental office.
f. Diagnose, treatment plan and manage patients with non-complex surgical problems in such areas as exodontia, biopsy and infection.
g. Discuss basic principles in the management of patients with facial injuries.
4. Periodontal therapy:
a. Perform a periodontal evaluation on all patients treated.
b. Employ preventive dentistry principles in your personal dental care and in all phases of your dental practice.
c. Supervise auxiliaries in the performance of patient education procedures; prescribe treatment to be rendered by the dental hygienist.
d. Diagnose and treat all but the most complex cases of periodontal disease while applying the principles of preventive dentistry.
e. Diagnose and treat HIV/AIDS associated periodontal abnormalities.
f. Utilize the basic periodontal literature in order to defend your treatment.
5. Pulpal therapy (endodontics):
a. Diagnose pulpal and periradicular pathosis.
b. Use the principles of sterile technique, chemotherapy, bacteriology and preventive dentistry in endodontic treatment.
a. Demonstrate the application of the principles of ethical reasoning, ethical decision making and professional responsibility as they pertain to the academic environment, research, patient care and practice management.
CASE PRESENTATION FORMAT All residents are required to present one fully photo-documented comprehensive case at the end of the year. The cases should be presented in Powerpoint and should include at least three of the following disciplines: oral surgery, endo, perio, operative, fixed prosthodontics, removable prosthodontics or osseointegrated technology.
These cases will be compiled in photographic sequential format to be submitted as a final requirement prior to receiving the certificate for graduation.
The case presentation includes:
1. Typed Patient History and physical, dental examination, and treatment summary.
2. 1 or 2 photos of radiographic examinations (Panorex and periapical surveys).
3. Preoperative state photos*.
4. Treatment photos with temporization, surgery, or preparations*.
5. Final treatment results*.
Number in attendance: ________ Use of audiovisual aids: Yes or No
Chair’s Signature: __________________________
This form is to be completed during session observed.
Rate the following items using a scale of 0-3: 0=poor; 1=fair, 2=good; 3=excellent. If a question does not pertain to a particular session, record N/A.
1. _____ Instructor started promptly.
2. _____ Instructor effectively deal with student questions.
3. _____ Instructor expressed self clearly and concisely.
4. _____ Instructor used time well.
5. _____ Instructor seemed prepared.
6. _____ Instructor showed interest and enthusiasm for material taught.
7. _____ Instructor ended session promptly.
8. _____ Educational objectives were adequately covered.
9. _____ Behavioral objectives were adequately covered.
10. _____ Instructor exhibited flexibility to adapt to unplanned contingencies.
11. _____ Content level was appropriate to class.
12. _____ Content was scientifically accurate.
13. _____ Audio-visual aids were used effectively.
14. _____ Material organized in a systematic and logical manner.
15. _____ Students were attentive during the lecture.
16. _____ Students asked questions.
What one thing, if any, could you suggest to the instructor that might have improved this session, or might improve subsequent presentations?
Example of How Objectives Are To Be Entered In The Curriculum Review Form EVALUATION OF ROOT CANAL TREATMENT SEMINAR OUTLINE Dr. El Fayez February 26, 1991
I. Learning Objectives: Each participant should analyze the factors that significantly influence prognosis following root canal therapy, and evaluation of criteria for success.
Describe the consequences of over instrumentation and over filling in root canal therapy.
Identify the clinical practices which contribute to a favorable prognosis.
Defend the criteria for determining success or failure.
Relate clinical and radiographic findings to healing and success.
Explain the conclusion that radiographic interpretation is subjective in nature.
II. Comments/Critique (main points):
A. Factors that significantly influence prognosis following root canal therapy