B-1 Predoctoral Training in a Hospital Setting (1973, revised 1992, 2016)
Dental Education Curriculum
The American Student Dental Association supports clinical training within a hospital setting of an adequate duration or minimum percentage of total clinical training. Rotations of one week or greater should be encouraged, including training in hospital protocol and techniques of physical diagnosis related to the dental treatment of medically compromised patients.
The American Student Dental Association supports such involvement in the hospital setting as part of the dental education curriculum.