Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OR MX SURG)

OR MX SURG 140.28  Plastic Surgery Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery - Fresno  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Brian M Woo

Prerequisite(s): Surgery 110

Restrictions: none

Activities: Clinical

This clerkship provides an intensive exposure to the broad spectrum of conditions encountered in the practice of plastic surgery and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. There is hands-on experience in the operating room and clinic. Students will participate in the care of patients with congenital anomalies, traumatic deformities, acquired defects requiring reconstruction, including free tissue transfer and hand surgery, maxillofacial infection, trauma, and pathology, and elective surgeries.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Surgery
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • 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

OR MX SURG 140.30  Dentistry for Medical Students  (3-12 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Brian T. Bast

Prerequisite(s): Completion of year 1 of medical school.

Restrictions: OMFS student enrolled in the SOM.

Activities: Lecture, Clinical, Workshop

Students will conduct oral screenings and evaluate patients with dental problems including toothache, oral pathology, dentofacial deformities, temporomandibular joint pathology, and preprosthetic problems. They will learn to give intraoral injections, perform intraoral biopsies, extract simple teeth and assist with more major surgical procedures. Students will demonstrate progressive competence, independence, and advanced skill in patient care delivery based on student level in the program.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Surgery
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • 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? Yes

OR MX SURG 170.40  Orofacial Medicine for Medical Students  (1 Units)  Winter  

Instructor(s): Kimberly S. Topp

Prerequisite(s): N/A

Restrictions: N/A

Activities: Lecture

“Orofacial Medicine for Medical Students” offers an overview of the dental/orofacial conditions that physicians may encounter in diverse patient populations. Major topics include common pathologies and variations of normal observed in the oral cavity, the recognition and classification of caries, and how to educate patients about oral hygiene and fluoride use.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Anatomy
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • 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

OR MX SURG 416  History Taking and Physical Diagnosis  (2.5 Units)  Summer  

Instructor(s): Thad Connelly, M A Pogrel, Rebeka G. Silva, Brian T. Bast, Shelley H. Miyasaki

Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in a DENTAL postgraduate program

Restrictions: Enrollment in Periodontics, Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery, GPR, Oral Med, Prostho, or Endo postgraduate program

Activities: Seminar

This course is designed to familiarize students with the techniques of history taking and the basic methods of physical examination. Practical experience in physical examination and historical interviews will be demonstrated in the hospital environment.

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  • School: Dentistry
  • Department: Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • 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