Graduate Attributes and Learning Outcomes

Graduate Attributes and Learning Outcomes

Graduate Attributes:

  1. To be highly qualified in the field of dentistry
  2. To be able to deal with and diagnose most general cases in dentistry
  3. To be able to handle and use modern devices in the field of dentistry
  4. To maintain the confidentiality of the patient’s information
  5. To have ethics in dealing with patients, colleagues and his staff
  6. To provide treatment to the patient according to his needs and to take into account the differences between patients and to provide alternative treatment plans commensurate with the patient’s condition
  7. To keep pace with the development in the field of dentistry with learning

Program learning Outcomes:

Knowledge and Understanding:

K1 Describe the sound knowledge of the human body’s anatomy, physiology and biochemistry
related to dental specialty
K2 Describe sound knowledge of the host defence mechanisms in relation to microbial diseases
and other health hazards.
K3 Outline basic fundamentals and theories of oral and maxillofacial pathology and diseases
K4 State an understanding of the clinical and laboratory procedures related to the practice of
dental specialty
K5 Define sound knowledge of behavioral sciences, ethics, professionalism and communication
methods in dentistry
K6 Describe the basic principles of practice management in dentistry.
K7 Define sound knowledge of research methodology in the field of dentistry.

Skills:

S1 Diagnose common oral and para-oral diseases / conditions as well as malocclusion based on
appropriate examination and investigations and on proper understanding of relevant
principles and theories
S2 Design treatment planning for oral and para-oral diseases / conditions and malocclusion
based on proper application of problem solving, critical thinking and decision-making
skills.
S3 Implement patients’ management strategies using evidence-based dentistry.
S4 Design and write a sequential and comprehensive treatment
plan required for comprehensive patient treatment
S5 Identify the community oral health problem and design solutions to address them
S6 Communicate effectively with patients, colleagues and be familiar with patient electronic
management system
S7 Operate basic statistical software for data analysis and the use of audio-visual communication
technology for data presentation
S8 Perform different basic clinical procedures related to different dental specialties following a safe
practice protocol with good manual dexterity.
S9 Perform different basic laboratory procedures related to different dental specialties following a safe
practice protocol with good manual dexterity.
S10 Operate different equipment related to different dental specialties that are part of basic dental
treatments.

Values:

V1 Appraise professionally with patients and colleagues and health care providers based on the ethics
standards
V2 Cooperate with all members of the profession in a team work approach
V3 Exercise proficient self-management, motivation and planning