Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OR MX SURG)

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

Instructor(s): Brian T. Bast

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

Restrictions: Enrolled in UCSF School of Medicine.

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects, Lab skills, Lab science, Conference, Discussion

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.

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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? Yes
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? Yes
  • 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. ToppKimberly S. Topp also teaches: PHYS THER 420A, PHYS THER 420B, PHYS THER 420D

Prerequisite(s): N/A

Restrictions: N/A

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects

“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

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: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects, Lab skills, Lab science, Conference, Discussion

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? Yes
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? Yes
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No