The course emphasizes patient preparation, medical/dental histories, vital signs, oral diagnosis, dental charting and accurate patient treatment records. Management of dental, medical emergencies that may occur in the dental office is achieved in this course. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training for certification and registration is included. Subject matter to include; patient management and the medically compromised patient. The study of therapeutics includes a history of drugs, methods of administration, drug effects, and commonly used drugs in the treatment of oral lesions, anxiety, and pain management. Principles of pharmacology to include; overview and dispensing of drugs, commonly used drugs in dentistry and adverse drug effects.
Prerequisites: DEN100, DEN110, DEN200, DEN200L