In the 1st year clerkship, the student learns to carry out the preparation of the work environment, including disinfection and sanitation to avoid the transmission of cross infections and to recognize the instruments used in the dental and dental hygiene activity and the methods for their cleaning and sterilization. In clinical training students also learn to welcome the patient and implement primary prevention strategies by working as a second operator.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the 1st year clerkship the student will have acquired the following skills: - preparation and reorganization of the dental unit and of the instruments, - use of environmental sanitization techniques to avoid the transmission of cross infections; - patient reception; - knowledge and use of dental instruments; - play a second operator role in primary prevention.
Lesson period: year
(In case of multiple editions, please check the period, as it may vary)