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onstrations carefully written notes are required. In the first year the main facts of the physiology of the blood and circulation, respiration, absorption, nerve and muscle are studied. In the second year is given the physiology of secretion, excretion, metabolism, the nervous system and the special senses.
DEPARTMENT OF THERAPEUTICS AND MATERIA MEDICA
HENRY B. CAREY, B.S., M.D., Instructor in Therapeutics and Materia Medica.
This course is made as thoroughly interesting and practical as possible, and is graded as follows:
General Principles of Therapeutics—Under this head the general application of medicines will be noticed: their ac ns, constitutional and topical.
Special Therapeutics—In connection with Dental Materia Medica, as incidentally related thereto.
Materia Medica will be taught by lectures and recitations.
The course will embrace prescription writing, pharmacology and the use of drugs in general.
These lectures will be illustrated by crude drugs, pharmaceutical preparations, and special attention will be given to those drugs and preparations used in dental practice.
Special attention will be given to the subject of anaesthesia. The student will be given practical instruction in this important subject. As an aid in this work several lectures and practical work will be given in physical diagnosis to enable the student to detect the more important signs which contra-indicate anaesthesia. Heart lesions will receive special attention and the student will be taught the use of the stethoscope.
DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY AND HISTOLOGY
HENRY B. CAREY, B.S., M.D., Instructor in Anatomy and Histology.
The courses will consist largely of laboratory work and will be at. tended by the members of the first-year and second-year classes.
The student is required to provide himself with a gown and apparatus of approved type.
The dissecting rooms are spacious, well ventilated, and contain all the modern conveniences. They will be open to the student during the hours allotted to this subject and at such other times with permission of the instructor in charge as may appear necessary or desirable. An abundance of material is always on hand. The material is kept in first-class condition and at no time is the air in the room filled with unpleasant odors.
The histological laboratory is located in the college building proper It is very well lighted and has all of the necessary apparatus for the giving of a thorough course in Histology.
The first-year course is divided as follows:
(a) Osteology-This subject will consist of the study of all the bones save those of the skull. The work will consist of modeling in clay, draw. ing and recitations. At the completion of the course examinations both oral and written will be given.
(b) Dissection of two parts, upper and lower. The student will be furnished a guide for this work. When the student has satisfactorily dissected and demonstrated a part of the work, it is checked off on the guide by the demonstrator. At the completion of the dissection of each part, the student is required to pass a satisfactory examination both oral and written, when credit for the same will be recorded. In addition to the above, the instructor in charge may require such other recitations, quizzes or exercises as may be deemed advisable.
(c) The dissection of the thorax and abdomen. The student will be furnished a special guide for this dissection. The work is covered in a general way, much of the minute anatomy and detail being omitted. It is not deemed necessary to cover this work as minutely as for medical students. The student, however, is given a good general knowledge of all the organs and viscera and is encouraged, if time permits, to examine and dissect, especially the the heart and stomach completely.
B. Histology-This course is given during the second semester, and as far as possible is concentrated. The students receive for study sections of the tissues and organs of the body. The sections are as a rule prepared by competent assistants, stained and cleared, ready for mounting. The student is instructed as to the different methods by which the preparations are made, but beyond the technique of mounting and the methods of making and staining teased preparations, smears and fresh mounts, his time is devoted as much as possible to the actual study of the structures under consideration.
Careful notes have to be taken and drawings made of each of the sections studied. As each subject is completed, the drawings made in the study of the structures involved are arranged in sequence, labeled and explanatory references attached, and then handed to the instructor for examination and correction. For the structures of the mouth cavity the student is especially required to prepare a concisely written paper illustrated by his drawings and incorporating his observations in the laboratory, his lecture notes and reading. The laboratory periods are supplemented by an informal talk or lecture bearing on the histology of the tissues which are being studied.
A deposit of $10 is required to cover breakage and repairs of microscopes and apparatus.
A second-year course is divided as follows:
(a) Osteology of the Skull—Bones will be studied with care. The majority of the bones will be modeled in clay, paper or other material. The rest of the work will consist of recitations, demonstrations and quizzes.
(b) Gross Anatomy of the Nervous System-This consists of the dissection of the spinal cord and brain, with drawings, demonstrations and recitations,
(c) Dissection of the Head and Neck-Students will be furnished a guide for this important dissection and the same pedagogical scheme will be followed for this dissection as in the first-year course. The applied and surgical anatomy will be incidentally discussed and emphasized during the course of dissection.
At the close of the above course, examinations both oral and written will be given. The student is encouraged to do daily work of a high class quality and he is given to understand that such work is an important factor in the final record
DEPARTMENT OF PATHOLOGY AND BACTERIOLOGY JEAN V. COOKE, A.B., M.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology.
Bacteriology occupies a most important place in dentistry on account of its relation to hygiene and preventive medicine. Many pathogenic bacteria also may be found in the mouth and the dentist may at any time be confronted with a case in which a knowledge of bacteriology is essential for its proper treatment. The instruction in this department consists in part of lectures and quizzes, with certain assigned reading. By far the larger part of the course, however, is devoted to practical work with bacteria in the laboratory. Students prepare culture media, note the microscopie appearances and growth characteristics of bacteria which they isolate from air and water, and study the most important disease-producing organisms. Some time is devoted also to a study of the bacterial flora of the mouth by isolating some of the species and examining preparations from around the teeth by means of dark-ground illumination. The object of the course is to familiarize the student with the nature of bacteria, with general bacteriological methods and tech: nique, and to show him how these principals may be applied to dentistry.
The course in pathology takes up only some of the general processes. Particular attention is paid to the phenomena of inflammation and repair, of tuberculosis, syphilis and tumors. The pathologic processes which affect the oral cavity are considered in several lectures toward the end of the course. In addition to the didactic lectures, each student is loaned a collection of stained and mounted tissues for microscopic examination. The study of these specimens and the making of notes and drawings of the pathological changes present make up the bulk of the laboratory work.
Owing to the nature of the laboratory work in these subjects, better results are obtained by a concentration of the time devoted to them. Classes will be held in the mornings of one semester-Tuesday, 11 to 12; Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 8 to 11; and Saturday, 8 to 10.
Properly qualified advanced students who have time to devote to the subject are encouraged to carry on original work, for which there is ample material and equipment.
A deposit of $10.00 is required to cover breakage and repairs to microscopes and apparatus.
DEPARTMENT OF RADIOGRAPHY GEORGE RUCIAN HUBBELL, M.D., Instructor in Radiography.
The course on Radiography will consist of lectures and practical work in the X-ray laboratory. The lecture course will be divided as follows:
Electricity and its relation to the production of the X-ray.
DEPARTMENT OF COMPARATIVE ODONTOLOGY
MALCOLM GODDARD, B.S., D.D.S., Instructor in Comparative Anatomy.
This course comprises a study of the origin, kinds and attachment of teeth to be found in the various mammalian and reptilian types; the theories as to the origin of the mammalian teeth tracing the evolution from the ancestral type; comparisons of the phylogenetic and ontogenetic series as to molar evolution; and the peculiarities, with their etiology, of the common types of mammals. Close study is made of a number of specimens in the museum.
A special course of lectures on Dental Jurisprudence will be given to the third-year class by Louis Bartlett, Ph.B., LL.B., at a specially appointed time during the session.
COLLEGE LIBRARY ROBERT E. KEYS, D.D.S., Librarian.
The Library, situated on the third floor of the College building, con. tains twelve hundred and fifty volumes. In addition to the latest text books on all dental and allied subjects there are several complete files of many of the dental journals, some of them back to 1853, thus giving a very comprehensive review and history of the progress of dentistry.
Through the courtesy and generosity of the publishers, the library receives monthly copies of all the principal dental journals of this coun. try, England, Canada, Australia, Japan, France, Germany, Spain, and Chile.
During the year several hundred numbers of dental journals were contributed by members of the profession and by publishers, some of them from England, Japan, and Manila. These are used to complete volumes in preparation for binding.
The Library is open from 9 a.m. to 12 m. on Monday and Friday and from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.