Rotations

Brief overview of rotations

Residents participate in rotations at the University of Utah Hospital and Greenwood Dental Clinic.

Rotations are generally 2 weeks in length and include the following sites:

Anesthesia Rotation (University of Utah Hospital) (two weeks)

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Intubation and airway management
  • Safe Sedation Training (SST)
  • Proper IV Placement
  • Pharmacology of Sedation
  • Post-Anesthesia Care/Recovery

Emergency Department (University of Utah Hospital) (two weeks)

  • Team Approach to Patient Assessment
  • Triage
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment and/or Referral for Treatment

ENT/Oncology (Huntsman Cancer Hospital) (two weeks)

  • Observe/assist ENT Oncology surgeons in the operating room
  • Observe the diagnosis and treatment planning for head and neck cancer surgery
  • Attend Tumor Board Meetings

Montezuma Creek (Utah Navajo Health Systems) (two weeks)

  • Outreach to underserved populations
  • Outreach to rural populations
  • Improve diagnostic skills
  • Enhance cultural competency

General Dental Clinics

  • Hospital Consultations
  • Management of Complex Dental Patients
  • Management of Medically Compromised Patients
  • Oral Surgery
    • 3rd molar surgery
    • Complex extraction
    • Tori removal
    • Implant placement 
  • Primary Oral Health Care
  • Urgent Care

WhiteCap Implant Institute 

  • 3-day course
  • Patient assessments
  • Bone grafts
  • Suturing
  • Implant placement

 

Educational Seminars

Pediatric Dentistry Seminars

  • Time: First and second Fridays of the month, 7 am - 8 am
  • Location: School of Dentistry Rounds Room
  • Topics:
    • Growth and development
    • Orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning
    • Treating pediatric patients
    • Practice management

Journal Club/Case Presentation

Emergency On Call

  • Each resident is required to take primary and secondary on call assignments throughout the year. Residents gain great experiences by taking on call. They are able to see and treat complex cases on patients.

Contact Us

General Practice Residency
Wendi Rood
Program Manager
Phone: 801-587-2162
Email: wendi.rood@hsc.utah.edu