Ostrow School of Dentistry

Courses of Instruction

The terms indicated are expected but are not guaranteed. For the courses offered during any given term, consult the Schedule of Classes.

Interdisciplinary — Practice Dynamics (INTP)

INTP 501 Behavioral Strategies in Dentistry (2) Improvement of time and stress management and effectiveness in working with others; establishment of goals in dentistry; effective presentation of ideas. For Advanced Standing Program for International Dentists.

INTP 502ab Human Relations in Dental Practice (2-2) Introduction to behavioral concepts related to pain, fear, sedation; interviewing, treatment planning; care of geriatric and handicapped patients; patient education; includes principles of clinical application.

INTP 503ab Evaluation of Scientific Information in Clinical Practice (0-1) Practical guidelines for critically appraising scientific information applicable to the clinical practice of dentistry. Seminars will complement lectures with examples.

INTP 650 Dental Research Participation (1-6) Assist in research in basic science, biomedical, or clinical dental areas. Experience in research strategy, design and methods using practical scientific problem solving.

INTP 651 Experience in Dental Teaching (1-6) Practical teaching experience in dental laboratory and clinic settings under faculty supervision. Includes instruction in effective methods.

INTP 652 Externship (1-6) Dental experience at an off-site location — not limited to clinical experience. Student participation must be approved by Associate Dean for Student and Academic Life.

INTP 690 Directed Dental Research (1-12) Dental clinical and/or basic science research under faculty guidance; proposal developed, research conducted, conclusion drawn, paper written. Units determined by extent of research. Graded CR/NC.