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LUCAS, Bruno Bevenuto; VIEIRA JUNIOR, José Lázaro Rodrigues; BESEGATO, João Felipe  e  CALDARELLI, Pablo Guilherme. Hospital Dentistry Teaching In Southern Brazil. Rev. ABENO [online]. 2017, vol.17, n.2, pp. 68-75. ISSN 1679-5954.

The aim of this study was to present an overview of the inclusion of hospital dentistry in the Pedagogic Political Project (PPP) of Dentistry courses of Higher Education Institutions (HEI) from Southern Brazil. This is a quantitative, descriptive and exploratory study. The courses' websites were analyzed seeking information related to the offer of hospital dentistry curriculum component or equivalent. It was also examined the nature (public or private), and the State of the institutions, the period in which the course is offered (year/semester), nature of education (theoretical, practical or theoretical-practical), total workload, availability of menu, objectives, and contents taught. 40 undergraduate courses in Dentistry of the southern of Brazil participated in the study. In six of them were not found PPP information. Regarding the offer, six courses have Hospital Odontology in the curriculum, two in Paraná State and four in the Rio Grande do Sul State, all private institutions. About the period in which the course is offered and total workload, in three courses the discipline is in the tenth semester with 65 hours, in one course is in the ninth semester with 68 hours, and in two courses this information was not available. No information was found about nature (theoretical/practical) of the curriculum component. The study outlined the insertion of Hospital Dentistry in the Southern Brazil Dentistry courses, indicating the need for discussion about the implementation of the curriculum component. Also, it was observed that not all dental courses provide information about their curriculum online, and when available, not all features are presented.

Palavras-chave : Education; Dental.; Teaching.; Curriculum.; Dental Staff; Hospital..

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