DEN 226 - Dental Therapeutics II
Continuation of study of drugs significant to dental practice. Emphasis will be on evaluation and dental management of medically compromised patients with special attention to their medications and drug interactions. One class hour.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all previous semesters DEN courses with a grade of C or better.
Course Learning Outcomes
1. List the drugs used in the treatment of patients with selected systemic diseases. (Examples: Asthma, Bleeding Disorder, Cardiovascular diseases, Epilepsy, etc.)
2. Describe the dental management of patients with compromised medical conditions. (including guidelines and precautions)
3. List specific drug interactions (drugs used in dentistry and drugs used in medically compromised patients).
Course Offered Spring only