In this era of advanced dissected microlearning, there is a growing need to take a perspective that gives a holistic approach of learning that would be beneficial to both the students and the patients. The Department of General Pathology, conducted its CDE on 22.02.2019 (Friday) at Saveetha Dental College, SSM Seminar Hall. The Chief Guest of the day was Dr. J.Thanka, Professor, Department of Pathology, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Medical Education and health Science. Dr.Thanka gave an insight into the advantages of an integrated teaching Curriculum. The Resource persons of the Day were Dr. Sai Shalini M.D, Associate Professor, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Medical Education and Health Science. Dr.Pratibha Ramani, Professor and Head, Department of Oral Pathology, Saveetha Dental College and hospitals. Dr. Senthilnathan, Professor, Department of Oral and maxillofacial Surgery, Saveetha Dental College and hospitals, Dr. Abhinav, Senior Lecturer, Department of Oral and maxillofacial Surgery, Saveetha Dental College and hospitals.
The aim of the teaching module was to provide an integrated learning approach to Oral Squamous Cell carcinoma. The sessions covered include Applied Anatomy and Etiology of OSCC, Carcinogenesis, Clinical approach to OSCC, Histopathological aspects of OSCC, Treatment and Prognosis of OSCC.
The sessions were well received and appreciated by the participants, as it gave a holistic view of the disease process from its applied anatomy to the treatment modalities. The session had 160 delegates from within and outside the college. The participants belonged to II BDS, III BDS, interns and Postgraduates. The session was awarded with 3 CDE points by the Dental Council of India.