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Course Objectives: 
This course gives students a foundation for understanding internal diseases which directly affect the oral and para-oral structures as well as common medical disorders and how to alter dental treatment in patients with common complex medical conditions.
Course Content: 

The theoretical course content includes fundamentals of disease in molecular and cellular basis, Infectious diseases, diseases of the cardiovascular system, endocrine system, gastrointestinal system, liver and biliary system, hematologic system, rheumatoid system, emergency medicine, geriatric medicine, pulmonary system diseases, and urinary system diseases.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 4: Case Study 5: Practice
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, B: Experiment C: Homework-Case study D: Clinical performance form

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Course Learning Outcomes


Learning Outcomes  Teaching Methods  Assessment Methods 
  1. Explaining the etiology and characteristic features of respiratory, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, rheumatological and endocrine diseases.
1,2,3,4 A
  1. Summarizing diseases of the kidney and its relationship with hypertension.
1,2,3,4 A
  1. Classifying and explain the characteristic features of hematological diseases.
1,2,3,4 A
  1. Summarizing diseases which require emergency intervention.
1,2,3,4 A
  1. Explain the etiology, microbiology, clinical manifestations and treatment of dental infections.
1,2,3,4 A
  1. Explain the symptoms and treatment of syncope.
1,2,3,4 A
  1. Define the drugs commonly used in oral medicine and of their side-effects and drug interactions and describe the different intervention options with consideration of their potential advantages and disadvantages including: drugs; or operative interventions.
1,2,3,4 A
  1. Identify clinical features of infections in immunocompromised patients.
1,2,3,4 A
  1. Recognize about disease processes including disorders of the immune system.
1,2,3,4 A

Course Flow


Week Topics Study Materials
1 Respiratory System Diseases  Recommended resources
2 Gastrointestinal System Diseases Recommended resources
3 Cardiovascular System Diseases Recommended resources
4 Rheumatological Diseases Recommended resources
5 Endocrine Diseases Recommended resources
6 Hypertension and Kidney Diseases Recommended resources
7 Hematological Diseases Recommended resources
8 Midterm Exam  
9 Emergency Diseases Recommended resources
10 Dental Infections -1 Recommended resources
11 Dental Infections -2 Recommended resources
12 Syncope Recommended resources
13 Review of the semester and case discussions Recommended resources
14 Upgrading Exam  
15 Final Exam  
16 Resit Exam  

Recommended Sources


Textbook Books recommended by the instructor
Additional Resources (-)  Only lecture handouts

Material Sharing


Documents Shareable hand-outs, Books recommended by the instructor.
Assignments None
Exams 2 (1 Midterm, 1 Final), Not Shareble.



Mid-terms 1 50
Quizzes - -
Assignment-case study - -
Total 1 50
Total  2 100

Course’s Contribution to Program


No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5  
1 Describe the anatomical features of the human eye.         X  
2 Recognizing the clinical symptoms of renal diseases and their relationship with hypertension.         X  
3 Having a thorough understanding of hematologic diseases and their treatment.         X  
4 Fully comprehending the systemic significance of dental infections.         X  
5 Recognizing systemic conditions that require emergency intervention.         X  
6 Assessing the patient's physical status prior to treatment: this includes taking a patient history, physical examination, vital signs, laboratory data and imaging results and understanding the relationship between the patient’s medical status.         X  
7 Recognizing the orofacial manifestations of systemic disease and be familiar with the management of patients who present in this way.         X  
8 Utilizing rules of clinical reasoning and clinical decision making in the treatment planning of patients.         X  
9 Managing the oral health care of the infant, child, adolescent, and adult, as well as the unique needs of women, geriatric, and special needs patients.         X  
10 Obtaining a thorough patient history, making a correct examination and utilizing the necessary auxiliary diagnostic tools for the diagnosis of oral and dental diseases and making an interpretation on the relationship between patients’ general health condition and dental treatment planning.         X  
11 Selecting, obtaining, and interpreting patient/medical data, including a thorough intra/extra oral examination, and using these findings to accurately assess and managing all patients.         X  
12 Recognizing the manifestations of systemic disease and how the disease and its management may affect the delivery of dental care.         X  
13 Formulating a comprehensive diagnosis, treatment, and/or referral plan for the management of patients.         X  
14 Making clinical decisions taking into consideration clinical expertise, patient values, best research results, systematic reviews and evidence based dental applications.         X  
15 Having knowledge of the diseases processes such as infection, inflammation, disorders of the immune system, degeneration, neoplasia, metabolic disturbances and genetic disorders.         X  
16 Having adequate amount of knowledge on pharmacology and therapeutics relevant to clinical dental practice and its application thereto, and be familiar with pharmacology in general medicine.         X  



Activities Quantity Duration
Course Duration  12 1 12
Studies outside the class      
Mid-terms 1 1 1
Final examination 1 1 1
Total Work Load     14
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     0,56
ECTS Credit of the Course     1