Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aims to improve the knowledge on the equipment of a dental practice in order to be able to select different devices on the market. To know and understand the main concepts related to basic equipments, their maintenance and sterilization. Knowing how to interact with the patient. Knowledge and ability to perform intraoral radiographs with the technique of centering.
Course contents summary
To know and understand the main characteristics of the operational equipment of a dental practice and acquire the main concepts related to basic instruments, its maintenance and sterilization.
Knowing how to perform intraoral radiographs through the use of centering.
Knowing how to accommodate the patient in the dental practice and communicate with him through a sound approach.
To know and to prepare the set of tools for major dental procedures.
Tutorials of reorganization and sterilization of dental unit.
The ergonomic working positions.
The execution of intraoral radiographs with centering.
Counseling in dentistry.
Leghissa GC- Moretti S-Palerma C-Buzzi G. La gestione pratica del paziente odontoiatrico. Protocolli, linee guida, norme. Elsevier Masson 2007.
Cortesi Ardizzone V. L'assistenza nello studio odontoiatrico. Manuale pratico. Masson 2006.
Tutorials, for the reorganization and sterilization of dental chair. Preparation of the set with dental tools for the different dental procedures.. Execution of intraoral radiographs with centering. Highly ergonomic working. Tutorials on counseling in the dental practice. .
Assessment methods and criteria
Multiple choice tests, in order to ensure the quality and level of knowledge and understanding of the course content and the ability to apply the acquired knowledge to professional practice.