Clinical skills in emergency dental care

Course Information
TitleΚΛΙΝΙΚΕΣ ΔΕΞΙΟΤΗΤΕΣ ΣΤΗΝ ΕΠΕΙΓΟΥΣΑ ΟΔΟΝΤΙΑΤΡΙΚΗ / Clinical skills in emergency dental care
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorNikolaos Ntamparakis
Course ID600014408

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Dentistry (2010-today)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses742

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Class ID
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The student at the end of the lessons must have an overall medical picture of the patient in order to manage every emergency case in the dental office. This clinical skill premises the application of the guidelines outline algorithms for the management of basic life support especially in the dental office
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
The purpose of the lesson is the acquition from the student all of the clinical skills that are needed in emergency dentistry, in order to be able to evaluate the problem and conclude the proper diagnosis from the patients' vital signs, be in place to administer the right medication and apply the guidelines outline algorithms for the management of basic life support especially in the dental office. The lesson will take place in groups of 10 students 2 hours weekly.Every group will practice in 3 sections of education with the following subjects: SECTION 1: Guidelines outline algorithms for the management of basic life support especially in the dental office for adults and children. Basic life support promotes adequate blood circulation in addition to breathing through a clear airway. Circulation: providing an adequate blood supply to tissue, especially critical organs, so as to deliver oxygen to all cells and remove metabolic waste, via the perfusion of blood throughout the body.Airway: the protection and maintenance of a clear passageway for gases (principally oxygen and carbon dioxide) to pass between the lungs and the atmosphere.Breathing: inflation and deflation of the lungs (respiration) via the airway. SECTION 2: Measurements of vital signs, body temperature, blood pressure, pulse (heart rate), and breathing rate (respiratory rate). SECTION 3: Injections, intramuscular, subcutaneous, intravenous, endodermal. Blood sampling.
clinical skills, vital signs, BLS, emergency dentistry,
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Reading Assigment120.5
Written assigments130.5
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Εγχειρίδιο άμεσης υποστήριξης της ζωής (κατευθυντήριες οδηγίες ERC έκδοση 2010). European Resuscitation Council Σμυρνάκης Ε., Μοιρασγεντή Μ., Τούφας Κ., Γροσομανίδης Β., Μπένος Α. Βασικές κλινικές δεξιότητες. Εκδ. University Studio Press, Θεσσαλονίκη 2014 Θέματα αναισθησιολογίας και εντατικής ιατρικής. Εταιρεία αναισθησιολογίας και εντατικής ιατρικής Βορείου Ελλάδος, τόμος 25, Τεύχ. 50-51, Ιούνιος-Δεκέμβριος 2015
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