Bachelor in Dentistry

Valencia Catholic University

Program Description

Bachelor in Dentistry

Valencia Catholic University

Subject Term ECTS Abstract

Biochemistry/ Bioquímica 1 6

  • Understand biomolecular structure and functions.
  • Learn the general structure of metabolism and its integration.
  • Learn the gene expression regulation and the signals transduction systems.
  • Understand and develop the basic techniques of biochemical analysis.

Biology/ Biología 1 6

  • Understand the concept of biology and evolution of biological sciences.
  • Acquire knowledge about the organization and cellular structure and its relationship to metabolism.
  • Acquire the ability to discern cells and tissues under a microscope.

Embryology and General Anatomy I / Embriología y Anatomía General I 1 6

  • Comprising the forming steps of the human body from fertilization to completion of embryogenesis during the first trimester of pregnancy.
  • Understand the concept, parts, and evolution of the human anatomy.
  • Relate the anatomical and functional concept of disease.
  • Recognize the pathological anatomical abnormality.
  • Acquiring the concept of non-pathological anatomic variant
  • Learning the topographic, descriptive and functional anatomy of the musculoskeletal system.
  • Understand the morphology, structure, and function of the musculoskeletal system.
  • Identify and discriminate spatial axes and planes body
  • Learn about the concepts of the anatomic relationship, comparison, and movement distinguishing anatomical and functional concepts of organ, apparatus, and system.
  • Learn basic techniques of surgical in corpse dissection. Use the self-learning as a fundamental tool in the development, innovation, and professional responsibility.
  • Learning the structure and function of the human body semiotics, mechanisms, causes and general manifestations of the disease and diagnostic methods processes medical and surgical pathology.
  • Acquire the skills necessary to achieve clinical and surgical experience appropriate in each of the medical content, promoting awareness of the surface anatomy and management of surgical instruments at work on corpses.

Anatomical pathology / Anatomía Patológica 1 6

  • The students acquire the knowledge of basic cellular lesions: the student should know the morphological characteristics of metabolic, inflammatory, and vascular cell growth disorders.
  • Must be able to relate this knowledge to other disciplines such as pathophysiology.
  • Being able to identify the practical way the most frequent pathologic lesions and characteristics corresponding to types of necrosis and inflammation, hemodynamic disorders, benign and malignant neoplasms.
  • Understand the usefulness of dental pathology biopsy to establish the diagnosis and prognosis of injuries.
  • Learn the pathological types and clinical significance of the most frequent non-neoplastic and neoplastic lesions of the oral cavity, jaw and salivary glands.
  • Acquire an anatomical, clinical mentality, valuing the clinical disease and its evolution about the morphological alterations.

General and dental pharmacology/ Farmacología General y Odontológica 1 6

  • Knowing the general mechanisms of action of drugs.
  • Meet the pharmacokinetic processes in the body (LADME).
  • To learn the routes of administration of drugs and therapeutic regimens main.
  • Knowing the possible toxicity, adverse reactions and drug interactions arising from the administration of drugs.
  • To learn the main therapeutic groups of systemic action.
  • To learn the main therapeutic groups use in dental practice

Anaesthesiology/ Anestesiología 1 6

  • Understand the importance of the local anesthetic in dentistry.
  • Understand the mechanism of action of the anesthetic places.
  • To learn the forms of administration of local anesthetics.
  • Evaluate their indications, contraindications, and risks.
  • To learn their undesirable effects, local and systemic of local anesthetics.
  • To learn and execute usual anesthetic techniques in dentistry.
  • To learn and execute the anesthetic Techniques commonly used in dentistry.
  • Learning the effects expected from the patient under general anesthesia.
  • Learning the theories explaining the action of general anesthetics on the CNS.
  • To learn the names and characteristics of halogenated anesthetics Main.
  • To learn the names and characteristics of the main intravenous anesthetics.
  • Learning the aspects most relevant CPR.
  • Learning the pharmacokinetic characteristics of local anesthetics.

Epidemiology and Statistics/ Epidemiología y Estadística 2 6

  • To define the concepts of health and disease.
  • To learn the determinants of oral health.
  • To learn the strategies of promotion of health.
  • To learn the epidemiology and prevention of the contagious diseases.
  • To learn the Programs of Oral Health in the area of the cooperation and international health.
  • To adopt basic knowledge to design an investigation project.
  • To learn the basic concepts of the statistics for his application and interpretation of results in dentistry.

General Anatomy II and Oral Anatomy/ Anatomia General II y Anatomia Bucodental 2 6

  • Learn the cervical and orofacial regions anatomy.
  • Learn the anatomical nomenclature of head and neck regions.
  • Be competent in locating anatomical cervical and orofacial spaces.
  • Understand the morphology and stomatognathic function.
  • Recognize the morphologic characteristics of primary and permanent dentition and dental nomenclature systems.

Histology/ Histología 2 6

  • Acquire the knowledge of the structure of tissues, especially in the area of oral as components of the stomatognathic system, in health.
  • The student must assimilate and handle the concepts of tissue, organs, and systems, as well as the origin and functions of histological structures.
  • Must be able to relate this knowledge to other disciplines such as Biology, Biochemistry, Physiology, etc.
  • Acquire the handling capacity of the instrumental and discover the techniques common in histology laboratories.
  • Be able to identify tissues and organs, and their microscopic components.
  • Acquire the capacity for observation and description.

Human and Oral Physiology/ Fisiología Humana y Bucodental 2 6

  • Provide students with the fundamental concepts for understanding how the human body.
  • Familiarize with the language that will have to manage in working life.
  • Provide the students with fundamental knowledge about the functioning of the human body.
  • Study the function of each component of the human body
  • Outline the most important applications for the development of dental practice
  • There will be a first introduction to the entire organization of the body and its general functions, stressing how fundamental the homeostasis and the integration of all systems for a proper functioning of the human body.

Microbiology/ Microbiología 2 6

  • Understand the concepts of microbiology
  • Learning the general characteristics of bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites
  • Learning the related infectious diseases and microorganisms especially those producing oral infections
  • Learn the fundamentals of proper use of antimicrobial drugs.
  • Develop skills relating to microbiological diagnostic techniques
  • Develop skills related to obtaining buccal samples, transportation, and processing and evaluate laboratory tests from the same
  • Learn the basic principles of immunization and prevention of infectious diseases.

Medical and surgical specialties/ Especialidades medicoquirúrgicas 2 6

  • To learn the general diseases, heal and repair processes among which are included infection, inflammation, bleeding and coagulation, healing, trauma, and alterations of the immune system, degeneration, neoplasm, metabolic alterations and genetic disorders.
  • To learn the general pathological characteristics of the diseases and disorders that affect the organic systems.
  • To learn the oral manifestations of systemic diseases.
  • To understand and handle emergencies and the most frequent medical emergencies at a dental practice and basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation techniques.
  • Learning of human nutrition, particularly, the relationship of the nutritional habits and diet with the maintenance of health and prevention of oral diseases.

General medical and surgical pathology/ Patología médicoquirúrgica general 2 6

  • To learn the general medical pathology (Respiratory, Cardiology and circulatory system, Gastrointestinal, Kidney and Urinary Tract, Hematology, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Nervous System, Musculoskeletal).
  • To learn the principles of dental surgical pathology.

Psychology/ Psicología 2 6

  • To provide students with the fundamental -theory and practical-psychological knowledge necessary to help them in their future professional practice.
  • To enable students to understand and reason biopsychosocial aspects of the studied behaviors and integrate the knowledge acquired in different subjects of psychology and relate to other materials.
  • Enable critical understanding of the basic processes that influence human behavior and development.
  • To train students so that they can manage and better serve patients.
  • Getting students to know the basic methodology and techniques used in research of psychology as a field of study and make contact with specialized themes developed in the program literature.
  • Deepen aspects of health psychology related disease process, habits related to health and disease, the doctor-patient relationship, the types of patients, the phenomenon of placebo, pain (acute and chronic) and compliance with therapeutic prescriptions.
  • Getting students to acquire an education that will enable them to give a psychological response to the demands that are presented in their professional activity, as well as enable it to multidisciplinary collaboration.

ELECTIVES: Subject Term ECTS Abstract

Introduction to dentistry/ Introducción a la Odontología 1 6

  • Acquire a view of the development of dentistry through the history and have general notions of the different specialties of dentistry and develop general notions of the different specialties of dentistry

Communication skills/ Habilidades de Comunicación 1 6

  • To give the student basic knowledge, theoretical and eminently practical that enables the convenient perform of a clinical interview.
  • Analyze the overall framework of human communication and the existing different care models in the professional-patient relationship.
  • Systematize the types and phases of the interview according to the context in which it is being.
  • Minimize the present interference present in the communication process, with special emphasis on those special or difficult situations.
  • Develop social skills that characterize a good interviewer, both in the aspects that comprise the verbal and non-verbal communication.
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 15, 2018
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