About this course
Implants - Dr Jaafar Abduo
Currently enrolled students:
- Further information: Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Implants) Webpage
- Email: Enquiry Form
Intended learning outcomes
Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Implants) will be able to:
- Articulate advanced understanding of the changing knowledge base of surgical and restorative dental implant treatment.
- Critically appraise, interpret and apply evidence with regards to current developments and research methods in surgical and restorative dental implant treatment.
- Demonstrate specialist skills in the provision of clinical services applicable to surgical and restorative dental implant treatment.
- Develop and implement dental implant treatment plans to optimise patient outcomes.
- Critically appraise, interpret and apply evidence to answer specific clinical questions, and a commitment to the generation and sharing of new knowledge with patients, the dental community and the general public.
- the ability to apply reflective practice skills and a recognition of their importance in health care
- empathy, compassion, honesty, integrity, resilience and lifelong curiosity, as well as the ability to demonstrate these and a recognition of their importance in health care
- a critically reflective approach to practise dentistry based on current evidence and experience
- self-awareness, the ability to recognise when clinical problems exceed their knowledge and skill, and a willingness to collaborate and to refer
- a thorough understanding of the ethical principles and legal responsibilities involved in the provision of dental care to individual patients
- skills to analyse oral health as it relates to symptoms, signs and pathology
- knowledge of the management and interaction (pharmacological, physical, nutritional, behavioural and psychological) of important oral and medically-related conditions
- knowledge of the moral and ethical responsibilities involved in the provision of care to individual patients, to populations and communities
- an understanding of the basic principles of practice administration, financial and personnel management relevant to a dental practice
- the ability to access new knowledge from available sources, to analyse and interpret it in a critical manner, and to apply it appropriately in the provision of oral health care
- the ability to communicate with patients from diverse backgrounds, including the ability to listen to, respond to, and provide appropriate information to patients
- the ability to integrate and interpret clinical findings and apply clinical reasoning to arrive at an appropriate diagnosis or differential diagnosis
- the ability to formulate an evidence-based comprehensive treatment plan in collaboration with the patient, taking into consideration the best outcome for the patient
Last updated: 1 December 2023