Program Outcomes


Knowledge

On completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Explain the structure, function and pathogenesis of human body related to oral and maxillofacial region.
  • Review the nature, structure and properties of biomaterials and demonstrate their application in dentistry.
  • Integrate the basic sciences knowledge in the clinical context to diagnose and manage common diseases/conditions affecting oral region.
  • Organize basic psychological and behavioral science knowledge in relation to oral health behaviors and treatment approaches in dental setting.
  • Assess new information and data pertaining their validity and applicability to one's professional decisions.

 

Skills

On completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Take accurate, comprehensive and focused medical and dental histories and perform physical examination of head and neck region including the oral cavity.
  • Evaluate the patient's medical and dental problems and interpret the findings from the various diagnostic aids to formulate appropriate diagnosis
  • Formulate and implement a plan of care for both the prevention and treatment of diseases and refer the advanced cases to other health specialties
  • Perform common dental techniques and procedures in pre-clinical and clinic setting.

 

Autonomy and responsibility;

Students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate honesty, and integrity in the relationship while dealing with patients, community and the dental profession.
  • Review the scientific basis of the use of different therapeutic modalities to manage patients independently and/or work in association with other health professionals.
  • Educate, motivate and convince the patient for prevention, oral health promotion, and wellness.

 

Role in context;

Students will be able to:

  • Diagnose the molecular basis of diseases and critique knowledge related to the management of dental problems in professional development.
  • Communicate effectively with patients, their families, colleagues and others with whom he/she must exchange information in carrying out their responsibilities.
  • Adapt the ability to work safely and effectively with oral health care providers in diverse setting by upholding professional attitude.

 

Self- development;

  • Continue to work effectively as part of an oral health care team, with appreciation of other health care professionals and agencies contributions.
  • Combine strategies to support self-directed life-long learning and to remain updated with the advancements in medical and dental practice.
  • Practice professionalism with ethical standards and social responsibility in all aspects of dental practice.