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General Pathology for postgraduate studies dentistry

  • ECTS credits4
  • Teaching semesterAutumn
  • Course codeODO-GENPA/06
  • Number of semesters1
  • LanguageEnglish
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ECTS Credits

4 ECTS

Teaching semester

Every third autumn semester

Objectives and Content

Goal:

To give the students an  understanding of  disease  mechanisms in general and how diseases can be diagnosed using common pathologic methods.

Content:

The course covers the most important topics in general pathology and is based on knowledge from

 master of dentistry. The course focuses on histopathology and has a practical approach through microscopy (virtual of digital scanned sections and traditional microscopy) of tissue sections. The course comprises topics like inflammation, hemodynamic disorders, neoplasia and diseases of the immune system, heart and  blood vessels.

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge:

Student

  • know the basic mechanisms behind the development of major disease entities
  • know the basic morphological features (macroscopic and microscopic) of relevant disease processes

Skills:

Student

  • Identify histopathological changes in an organ

General competence:  

The student

  • View the oral cavity as part of the body
  • Develop respect for patient¿s diseases

Required Previous Knowledge

Master of dentistry or the equivalent of this

Teaching and learning methods

Lecture and courses

Compulsory Assignments and Attendance

Mandatory attendance

Forms of Assessment

Written exam

Examination Support Material

None

Grading Scale

Passed/not passed

Assessment Semester

Every third autumn semester

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