Dental Informatics Applications

Course Information
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorAnthony Aletras
Course ID240000567

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

Registered students: 2
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses212

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
-review basic principles related with the structure and operation of contemporary systems -express necessary terminologies and their role in dental health care -describe, express and illustrate dental processes in logical steps -identify the importance of dental health records -summarise the importance of dental information management
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work in teams
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Podcast
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work100.4
Student Assessment
The course grade is calculated taking into account --- the final exams score (70%) --- the sum of lab evaluations (30%) Participation in at least half of the labs is required within the semester the lesson is taken (labs score not kept for future course grade - beyond the academic year).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
• Π. Λαγουβαρδος, Οδοντιατρική Πληροφορική, Βασικές Αρχές, Μέσα & Εφαρμογές, Ιατρικές Εκδόσεις Λίτσας, Αθήνα, 2006. • Π. Μπαμίδης, Κ. Παπάς, Ιατρική Πληροφορική & Διαδίκτυο στις Σύγχρονες Υπηρεσίες Υγείας, (Έκδοση) Υγειονομική Περιφέρεια Μακεδονίας, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2008. • JH van Bemmel and M. Musen (eds), Handbook of Medical Informatics, Springer, 1997. • E.H. Shortliffe (ed.), L.M. Fagan, G. Wiederhold, L.E. Perreault, Medical Informatics: Computer Applications in Health Care and Biomedicine 2nd edition, Springer Verlag, 2000. • L. Burke, B. Weill, Information Technology for the health professionals, Prentice Hall, 2000. • D.F. Sittig, M. Kirshner, G. Maupomé, “Grand Challenges in Dental Informatics”, Adv Dent Res 17:16-19, 2003. • M.L. Barnett and B.L. Pihlstrom, “Methods for Enhancing the Efficiency of Dental/Oral Health Clinical Trials: Current Status, Future Possibilities”, J Dent Res 83(10):744-750, 2004. • Hikmet Umar, “Capabilities of Computerized Clinical Decision Support Systems: The Implications for the Practicing Dental Professional”, The Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice, Vol. 3(1):1-17, 2002.
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