Module I: Applied Basics

Identification number

I. 1.16


120 h




1st sem.

Course frequency:

once in two-year

Length of course:

1 semester

Course structure during contact time:

seminars: 30%
exercises: 20%
lectures: 50%

Contact time:

(4 days)



Planned class size:

max. 28 students

Learning outcome / competence

The students

-       name and define structure and function of dental tissue and pulp, including all components, and their pain mechanisms;

-       define illustrations of endodontic structures and their significance;

-       are acquainted to all endodontic aspects regarding pain therapy and pharmacology;

-       prescribe the appropriate medication for a specific endodontic therapy;

-       can describe the course of infections based on microbial spectrums of pathogenic microorganismsof dental pulp and oral cavity;

-       differentiate between natural and acquired immunological responses regarding cause, development and impact of endodontic diseases


-       Structure and function of dental hard tissue and pulp

-       Pain mechanisms of the pulp

-       Anatomy of tooth and pulp

-       Mechanism of action and indication of endodontic pharmaceuticals

-       Microbiological and immunological fundamentals and infection defense

-       Clinical aspects, diagnosis and therapy of craniofacial pain

-       Current and uncommon anaesthetic procedures

-       Toxicology

-       Allergology

Teaching methods:
Lectures with course-related exercises, seminars with group work

Participation requirements: none

Type of exam: Multiple choice test (at least 10 questions, pass mark: 60% [6% of the total note of master])

Requirements for the allocation of credits: Module exam passed

Module leader: Raab (Düsseldorf), Henrich (Düsseldorf)

Further information

Further lecturers:
Foth (Halle), Paque (Zürich)

-       Compulsory reading to be announced prior to the beginning of the module

-       Hand-out with up-to-date bibliography will be put at the participants' disposal prior to the course


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