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Short about study course

Department: Department of Conservative Dentistry and Oral Health
Credit points / ECTS:1 / 1.5
Course supervisor: Anda Brinkmane
Study type:Pilna laika
Course level:Bachelor
Target audience:Medicine; Public Health; Dentistry; Biology; Medical Technologies; Health Management; Medical Services; Nursing Science
Language:English, Latvian
Branch of science:Medicine; Oral Medicine

Objective

To develop skills of patient examination, caries diagnostic and detection of carious lesions, prevention and early treatment of caries using evidence-based methods and materials; provide knowledge about the correct documentation of the patient and development of individual prevention and treatment plans.

Prerequisites

Biology, microbiology, chemistry, biochemistry, anatomy, histology, embryology, dental anatomy, preventive dentistry I.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

Will name and characterise the oral health assessment indices, corresponding codes.
Will describe the methods for caries risk assessment.
Will classify professionally applied fluoride products and will explain their indications in different caries risk groups.
Will name occlusal and proximal dental sealant indications.

Skills

Will apply oral health assessment indices.
Will detect and record the stage and activity of carious lesions.
Will apply professional topical fluorides according to patient's age and caries risk group.
Will apply occlusal and proximal sealants.

Competence

Will be able to independently assess the need for different caries diagnostic, detection, prevention and treatment methods, taking into consideration the needs of each patient; will be able to follow the scientific literature about new diagnostic and treatment tools and rational use of existing methods.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2018, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Dentistry5Master’sRequiredAnete Strēle, Diāna Rožkalne, Ilze Maldupa, Anda Brinkmane, Guna Lagzdiņa, Olga Sļepcova
Dentistry5Master’sRequiredIlze MaldupaGuna Lagzdiņa,
Planning period:Year 2019, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Dentistry5Master’sRequiredAnete StrēleIlze Maldupa,
Planning period:Year 2019, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Dentistry5Master’sRequiredAirisa Zīdere, Anda Brinkmane, Guna Lagzdiņa, Ilze Maldupa, Olga Sļepcova, Ieva Gavare
Dentistry5Master’sRequiredIeva Gavare, Guna Lagzdiņa, Airisa ZīdereIlze Maldupa, Olga Sļepcova,
Planning period:Year 2020, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Dentistry5Master’sRequiredIlze Maldupa
Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Dentistry5Master’sRequiredAnda Brinkmane, Guna Lagzdiņa
Dentistry5Master’sRequiredGuna Lagzdiņa, Olga Sļepcova
Planning period:Year 2021, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Dentistry5Master’sRequired