OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE:
- To educate and train
students in administering local anesthesia for the different dental and
oral surgery procedures
- Educate the student in the basic
principles of sterilization, disinfection and aseptic practice.
- Introduce the
student to the basic principles and techniques in oral and maxillofacial
- Enable the student
to have intellectual, clinical and problem solving skills in basic,
complicated exodontia and minor oral surgical procedures based on an
- Allow students to
gain clinical experience in undertaking, and recording case history, and
performing the physical examination of patients requiring minor oral
- Educate the students
in the principles of conscious sedation and general anesthesia.
- familiarize the
student with the procedures most commonly provided by oral and
- Educate students on
medico-legal implications, appropriate use of professional ethics, attitudes, communication and
problem solving skills.