Courses of Instruction
Geriatric and Special Patient Dentistry (GSPD)
GSPD 504 Dental Treatment of the Geriatric and Special Patient (2) Social, psychological, economic and health factors which influence dental care for the geriatric and special patient populations; specific considerations and modifications of conventional dental treatment.
GSPD 562abc Clinic: Geriatric Dentistry (0-0-1) Clinical experience in dental treatment of geriatric patients at an extramural site.
GSPD 563abc Clinic: Special Patient Care (0-0-1) Clinical experience in treatment of the physically, medically, or mentally disabled patient.
GSPD 610 Clinical Gerontology (1) Clinical application of principles of geriatric dentistry. Evaluation, treatment planning, and clinical care of elderly patients at residential and skilled-nursing care facilities.
GSPD 612 Special Patient Care Clinic (1) Clinical experience in the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment planning and management of oral problems in special needs patients.