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Detailed Objectives

The detailed objectives of the programme are based on knowledge, skills an attitudes and divided into the following broad categories

  1. General Skills

    • Apply knowledge & skills in day to day practice.
    • Apply principles of ethics.
    • Analyze the outcome of treatment
    • Evaluate the scientific literature and information to decide the treatment.
    • Participate and involve in professional bodies.
    • Be capable of self-assessment and be willing to update the knowledge & skills from time to time.
    • Inclined to do simple research projects.
    • Acquire minimum computer proficiency to enhance knowledge and skills.
    • Be aware of ones limitations and know when to refer patients to specialists.
    • Be familiar with basic Forensic Odontology techniques and manage Geriatric dental problems.
  2. Practice Management

    • Evaluate practice location, population dynamics & reimbursement mechanism.
    • Able to communicate freely, orally and in writing with all concerned.
    • Maintain records.
    • Implement & monitor infection control and environmental safety programmes.
    • Practice within the scope of one's competence Communication & Community Resources.
    • Assess patient’s goals, values and concerns to establish rapport and guide patient care.
    • Co-ordinate & supervise the activities of allied dental health personnel.
    • Participate in improving the oral health of the individuals through community activities.
  3. Patient Care – Diagnosis

    • Obtaining patient's history in a methodical way.
    • Performing thorough clinical examination.
    • Selection and interpretation of clinical, radiological and other diagnostic information.
    • Obtaining appropriate consultation.
    • Arriving at provisional, differential and final diagnosis.
  4. Patient Care - Treatment Planning

    • Integrate multiple disciplines into an individual comprehensive sequence treatment plan using diagnostic and prognostic information.
    • Be able to order appropriate investigations.
  5. Patient Care – Treatment

    • Recognition and initial management of medical emergencies that may occur during Dental treatment.
    • Perform basic cardiac life support.
    • Management of pain including post operative.
    • Administration of all forms of local anesthesia.
    • Administration of intra muscular and venous injections.
    • Prescription of drugs, pre operative, prophylactic and therapeutic requirements.
    • Uncomplicated extraction of teeth.
    • Transalveolar extractions and removal of simple impacted teeth.
    • Minor oral surgical procedures.
    • Management of Oro-facial infections.
    • Simple orthodontic appliance therapy.
    • Taking, processing and interpretation of various types of intra oral radiographs
    • Various kinds of restorative procedures using different materials available.
    • Simple endodontic procedures.
    • Removable and fixed Prosthodontics.
    • Various kinds of periodontal therapy.

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