SRJC Course Outlines

5/29/2024 8:24:34 AMDH 80 Course Outline as of Fall 2013

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DH 80Title:  ORAL PATHOLOGY  
Full Title:  Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist
Last Reviewed:8/27/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total35.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
Untitled document
Introduction to general and oral pathology. Emphasis will be placed on the recognition of the presence of abnormalities. The student will gain foundational knowledge upon which to base a differential diagnosis of any lesion which is likely to be met in general dental practice.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of DH 74 and Concurrent Enrollment in DH 79


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Introduction to general and oral pathology. Emphasis will be placed on the recognition of the presence of abnormalities. The student will gain foundational knowledge upon which to base a differential diagnosis of any lesion which is likely to be met in general dental practice.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of DH 74 and Concurrent Enrollment in DH 79
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2000Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
Untitled document
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Define basic terminology relating to oral pathology and describe the clinical appearance of soft tissue lesions.
2. List and define the eight diagnostic categories that contribute to the diagnostic process.
3. Explain inflammation including clinical appearance and healing process of the body.
4. Describe the process of regeneration and repair.
5. Describe injuries to the teeth.
6. Describe injuries to the oral soft tissues.
7. Describe findings of injuries and inflammation on images.
8. Describe the primary differences between the immune response and the inflammatory response.
9. List and describe the four types of hypersensitivity reactions and give and example of each.
10. Describe immunologic pathogenesis of oral diseases.
11. Describe autoimmune diseases that affect the oral cavity.
12. Describe infectious diseases that affect the oral cavity.
13. Describe fungal diseases that affect the oral cavity.
14. Define and describe inherited disorders.
15. Define and describe odogentic and non odogentic cysts.
16. Describe common etiologies for neoplasms.
17. Describe and give clinical and oral manifestations of therapy for oral cancer.
18. Explain what is meant by a gross chromosomal abnormality and give three examples of syndromes that result from gross chromosomal abnormalities.
19. Discuss the significance of systemic diseases to oral health and apply this knowledge to patient care planning
20. State two symptoms of a temporomandibular disorder.
21. Describe how imaging is used in the evaluation of a patient with symptoms suggestive of temporomandibular dysfunction.

Topics and Scope
Untitled document
A. Overview of General Pathology                              
            1. Basic descriptive terminology.
            2. Basic imaging terminology.
B. Introduction to preliminary diagnosis of oral lesions            
            1. The diagnostic process.
            2. Variants of normal.
C. Inflammatory process and repair      
            1. Inflammation: acute/ chronic.
            2. Regeneration and repair.
D. Physical and chemical injury      
            1. Injury to teeth.
            2. Injury to soft tissues.
            3. Radiographic findings
E. Immunity                        
            1. The immune response; antigen, antibody, response.            
            2. Cells of the immune response.
            3. Active/passive immunity.
            4. Divisions of the immune response.
            5. Immunopathology; hypersensitivity/autoimmune disease.
            6. Infections; bacterial/viral/fungal.
F. Developmental disorders      
            1. Inherited disorders.
            2. Developmental soft tissues abnormalities.
            3. Developmental cysts.
            4. Developmental abnormalities of the teeth.
G. Neoplasia      
            1. Etiology.
            2. Classification and nomenclature.
            3. Treatment of neoplasms.
            4. Neoplasia classified as precancerous.
            5. Neoplasia of epithelial origin.
            6. Salivary gland neoplasia.
            7. Odontogenic neoplasia.
            8. Neoplasia of muscle, vessels, bone, cartilage and blood tissues.
            9.  Metastatic neoplasia of the jaws.
            10. Oral sequelae of oral cancer therapy.
H. Genetics
            1. Review of cell division
            2. Chromosomal abnormalities.
            3. Patterns of inheritance.
            4. Genetic disorders of the oral cavity.
            5. Genetic disorders of the teeth.
I. Oral Manifestations of systemic diseases
            1.Significance of systemic diseases.                  
            2. Endocrine disorders.
            3. Diseases of bones and joints.
            4. Blood and bleeding disorders.
            5. Diseases of the skin.
            6. Diseases of nerves and muscles.
            7. Immunodeficiency (Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infections).
J.  Temporomandibular disorders                        
            1. Clinical signs and patient symptoms.
            2. Radiographic diagnostic procedures.
            3. Treatment.

Assignments:
Untitled document
1. Quizzes (8-10).
2. Midterm.  
3. Final examination.  
4. Slide identification (100-200 slides).
5. Case based exercises (2-4).
6. Oral presentations of pathology cases (2).
7. Reading 20-30 pages per week.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 40%
Slide identification, case-based exercises, student oral case presentations
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
60 - 80%
Quizzes, Midterm, Final
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
Untitled document
Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist, Phelan, J., Isben, O., Saunders, 6th Ed., 2014          
Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist, Lippincott, W.,  Esther M., Williams & Wilkins, E.,11th Ed., 2013
Instructor prepared materials

Print PDF