NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

514 College of Dental Medicine students seeking peer tutoring assistance. This is an additional resource, not a substitute resource, for students seeking faculty expertise in learning needs. CDM 2025—IDG Clinic Review Prerequisite The lecture course presents the topic of diagnosis and treatment of carious lesions and other hard-tissue defects, principles of direct restorative dentistry, and fundamental concepts in the practice of restorative dentistry. The lecture component, in conjunction with the laboratory component, provides the foundation for the student to utilize the same knowledge and techniques that will be used in clinical application. CDM 2085—Introduction to Special Needs Dentistry This didactic course will define special needs patients, focus on their oral health needs, and present methodology for overcoming the lack of care in this patient population. CDM 2135—Essentials of the EHR II The second first-year course is designed to build on Introduction to Dental Record Keeping (CDM 1135) by providing four hands-on computer lab sessions with a final examination. The student will practice using components of the electronic health record comprising recording of odontologic and clinical findings, entering procedure codes, completing patient record forms, writing chart notes, and using the personal planner. CDM 2175—QA Rotation The D2 student will work together with the Quality Assurance Dental Faculty to perform the treatment completion exams and the annual examination and assessment of recare patients in the Davie Predoctoral Clinic. The student will be required to review the patient chart prior to the appointment and perform a systematic chart review. The student will have the opportunity to observe, record, and evaluate restorations and pathology with faculty member assistance. This clinical experience will allow the student to practice the skills that he or she has learned in the D1 Multidisciplinary Record Keeping course and to continue to observe dentist-patient communication and time management prior to participating in comprehensive patient care clinic. CDM 2241—Introduction to Comprehensive Treatment Planning This course is designed to introduce sophomore students to the didactic basis of dental treatment planning while combining and integrating the course didactics with computer training using the electronic health record software system. The course will begin with the patient’s screening admission process and will continue with the patient’s data collection, including medical and dental histories, the extraoral and intraoral physical examination, and the evaluation of dental radiographs. Ultimately, students will gain a framework of reference from which to build a structured and systematic patient dental treatment plan that will ensure optimal patient care. CDM 2242—Axium EHR Treatment Planning Module This sophomore-year course is designed to instruct students in using the knowledge from various dental disciplines to develop treatment plans for patient presentation using the electronic record software system that is currently used at NSU CDM. The hands-on, five-session, computer-based course guides the student to develop optimal, alternative, revised, and limited-care treatment plans based on information gathered from clinical findings. The plans are phased and sequenced according to patient needs with appropriate risks and benefits. A final examination using the electronic record software is used to assess student knowledge of developing optimal and alternative treatment plans. CDM 2999—Clinic Prerequisite Orientation This course will provide the student with clinic operations information, policies, protocols applicable to comprehensivecare clinics, and clinic rotations. Students will be oriented to the expectations of all clinical disciplines as they apply to comprehensive patient care and competency assessment and experiences. Students will also be oriented to the expectations of the Applied Patient Care Foundations courses and will be introduced to practice team leaders and patient care coordinators. Additionally, they will be required to complete recertification of BLS, Infection Control/Exposure Protocol, and technology updates; have passed NBDE Part I; and be responsible for any other clinic-related information, as needed. CDM 3000—Applied Patient Care Foundations I This course is designed to evaluate and assess the student’s ability to provide comprehensive patient care in a professional and ethical manner utilizing sound clinical judgment. Proper patient management skills, including organization, preparedness, and the ability to work independently, will also be assessed. Record keeping and the ability to follow instructions are integral skills evaluated in this course as well. CDM 3001—Honors Peer Tutoring III The Honors Peer Tutoring courses will provide an opportunity for NSU dental students who achieved a grade of 90 or higher in CDM predoctoral course(s) to assist colleague dental students with acquisition, review, understanding, reinforcement, knowledge, and skills content in the respective D1, D2, and D3 courses. The peer tutor will be provided with background information on process, expectations, and resource information to effectively facilitate provision of individual peer tutoring for students seeking peer tutoring assistance. This is an additional resource, not a substitute resource, for students seeking faculty expertise in learning needs. CDM 3090—Introduction to the Dental Profession Practice management and organizational theory, economic theory, and practical aspects of managing a dental practice.

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