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									                                                         Assessment Report 2010
Program Information:

                         Program Doctorate of Dental Medicine

                   Department(s) School of Dental Medicine (Pre-doctoral program)

                       College
Program Assessment Coordinator Dr. Marcia Ditmyer

 Five-Year Implementation Dates
       (2010-2011 to 2015-2016) 2010-2011 to 2015-2016

1. Student Learning Outcomes for the program. List the Student Learning Outcomes for the program. Number for later reference.
CODA Standard 2 – Educational Program
Instruction
2-1 In advance of each course or other unit of instruction, students must be provided written information about the goals and requirements
of each course, the nature of the course content, the method(s) of evaluation to be used, and how grades and competency are determined.
2-2 If students do not meet the didactic, behavioral and/or clinical criteria as published and distributed, individual evaluations must be
performed that lead to an appropriate decision in accordance with institutional due process policies.
Curriculum Management
2-3 The curriculum must include at least four academic years of instruction or its equivalent.
2-4 The stated goals of the dental education program must be focused on educational outcomes that define the competencies needed for
graduation, and include the preparation of graduates who possess the knowledge, skills and values to begin the practice of general
dentistry.
2-5 The dental school must employ student evaluation methods that measure the defined competencies.
2-6 Biomedical, behavioral and clinical science instruction must be integrated and of sufficient depth, scope, timeliness, quality and
emphasis to ensure achievement of the curriculum’s defined competencies.
2-7 The dental school must have a curriculum management plan that ensures: a) an ongoing curriculum review and evaluation process
which includes input from faculty, students, administration and other appropriate sources; b) evaluation of all courses with respect to the
defined competencies of the school to include student evaluation of instruction; c) elimination of unwarranted repetition, outdated
material, and unnecessary material; d) incorporation of emerging information and achievement of appropriate sequencing.
2-8 The dental school must ensure the availability of adequate patient experiences that afford all students the opportunity to achieve its
stated competencies within a reasonable time.
Critical Thinking
2-9 Graduates must be competent in the use of critical thinking and problem-solving related to the comprehensive care of patients.
Self-Assessment
2-10 Graduates must demonstrate the ability to self-assess, including the development of professional competencies and the
demonstration of professional values and capacities associated with self-directed, lifelong learning.
Biomedical Sciences
2-11 Biomedical science instruction in dental education must ensure an in-depth understanding of basic biological principals, consisting of a
core of information on the fundamental structures, functions and interrelationships of the body systems.
2-12 The biomedical knowledge base must emphasize the oro-facial complex as an important anatomical area existing in a complex
biological interrelationship with the entire body.
2-13 In-depth information on abnormal biological conditions must be provided to support a high level of understanding of the etiology,
epidemiology, differential diagnosis, pathogenesis, prevention, treatment and prognosis of oral and oral-related disorders.
2-14 Graduates must be competent in the application of biomedical science knowledge in the delivery of patient care.
Behavioral Sciences
2-15 Graduates must be competent in the application of the fundamental principles of behavioral sciences as they pertain to patient-
centered approaches for promoting, improving and maintaining oral health.
2-16 Graduates must be competent in managing a diverse patient population and have the interpersonal and communications skills to
function successfully in a multicultural work environment.
Practice Management and Health Care Systems
2-17 Graduates must be competent in the application of legal and regulatory concepts related to the provision and/or support of oral
health care services.
2-18 Graduates must be competent in applying the basic principles and philosophies of practice management, models of oral health care
delivery, and how to function successfully as the leader of the oral health care team.
2-19 Graduates must be competent in communicating and collaborating with other members of the health care team to facilitate in the
provision of health care.
Ethics and Professionalism
2-20 Graduates must be competent in the application of the principles of ethical reasoning and professional responsibility as they pertain to
the academic environment, patient care, practice management, and research.
Clinical Sciences
2-21 Graduates must be competent to access, critically appraise, apply, and communicate scientific and lay literature as it relates to
providing evidence-based patient care.
2-22 Graduates must be competent in providing oral health care within the scope of general dentistry to patients in all stages of life.
2-23At a minimum, graduates must be competent in providing oral health care within the scope of general dentistry, as defined by the
school, including:
         a. patient assessment, diagnosis, comprehensive treatment planning, prognosis, 916 and informed consent;
         b. screening and risk assessment for head and neck cancer;
         c. recognizing the complexity of patient treatment and identifying when referral is indicated;
         d. health promotion and disease prevention;
         e. anesthesia, and pain and anxiety control;
         f. restoration of teeth;
         g. communicating and managing dental laboratory procedures in support of patient care;
         h. replacement of teeth including fixed, removable and dental implant prosthodontic therapies;
         i. periodontal therapy;
         j. pulpal therapy;
         k. oral mucosal and osseous disorders;
         l. hard and soft tissue surgery;
         m. dental emergencies;
         n. malocclusion and space management; and
         o. evaluation of the outcomes of treatment, recall strategies, and prognosis.
2-24 Graduates must be competent in assessing the treatment needs of patients with special needs.
2-25 Dental education programs must make available opportunities and encourage students to engage in service learning experiences
and/or community-based learning experiences.
The following are the major teaching areas that are covered in the dental curriculum. Following the listing, are the courses with the
corresponding teaching area (1, 2, etc.) and whether covered by Didactic (D), in lab (L), Patient care, school-based (PC-SB) or Patient care,
community-based (PC-CB). Next to that is the number of hours associated with each. This matrix details where and how in the curriculum the
information is taught.

                                                                  TEACHING AREAS
    1.    Gross/Macroscopic Anatomy                                             23.   Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    2.    Microscopic Anatomy                                                   24.   Hospital Dentistry
    3.    Neuroanatomy                                                          25.   Biomaterials Science
    4.    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology                                    26.   Operative Dentistry
    5.    Craniofacial Biology                                                  27.   Esthetic Dentistry
    6.    Microbiology                                                          28.   Prosthodontics: Fixed and Removable (Complete and Partial)
    7.    Physiology                                                            29.   Occlusion
    8.    Pathology – General and Systemic                                      30.   Implant Dentistry
    9.    Immunology                                                            31.   Pediatric Dentistry
    10.   Pharmacology and Therapeutics                                         32.   Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
    11.   Other Biomedical Sciences                                             33.   Dental Public Health and Prevention
    12.   Physical Evaluation/Data Collection                                   34.   Community-Based Patient Care
    13.   Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology                                      35.   Other Dental/Clinical Sciences
    14.   General Medical Emergencies                                           36.   Behavioral/Social Science principles of Dental Practice
    15.   Dental Emergencies                                                    37.   Geriatric and Application of Behavioral Principles to the Clinical
    16.   Oral Diagnosis and Treatment Planning                                       Care of Patients with Special Needs
    17.   Oral Medicine                                                         38.   Information Management
    18.   Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology                                      39.   Ethics, Jurisprudence and Regulatory Compliance
    19.   Orofacial Pain and Dysfunction                                        40.   Practice Management
    20.   Anesthesiology/Pain and Anxiety Control                               41.   Research
    21.   Periodontics                                                          42.   Other Behavioral, Social, Information and Research Sciences
    22.   Endodontics

                                                    Legend
                                                    Red - Biomedical Sciences
                                                    Blue - Behavioral
                                                    Green - Clinical
2. Curriculum Alignment of Student Learning Outcomes. Where is the information covered in the courses required in the program?
  At what developmental stage is it covered (Beginning, Middle, or End)?

Following Courses taught in DS1 (first year of curriculum)

  DEN7102         DEN7108       DEN7109        DEN7110       DEN7111       DEN7112          DEN7120          DEN7121         DEN7122       DEN7124
Microbiological   HIV, AIDS,    Head and          Oral         Oral      Introduction to   Introduction    Foundations in      Applied     Diagnosis
     and          and Oral        Neck         Pathogens     Histology       Human          to Infection        Fixed          Clinical       and
Immunological      Disease     Anatomy and       & Oral                   Development         Control      Prosthodontics:    Dentistry:   Treatment
  Concepts                     Neuroscience   Immunology                                                      Lecture        Restorative   Planning I

6D=33             6D=17        Fall           6D=10        Fall          5D=28             6D=2            26D=14            28D=17.5      1D=4
9D=21             9D=4         1D=6           9D=7         2D=49                           39D=4                                           1Lab=17
                               3D=50                       3D=3                                                                            22Lab=1
                               Spring                      4D=27                                                                           25Lab=18
                               1D=45                       7D=37
                               3D=4                        OtherD=2
                               1Lab=10                     Spring
                                                           2D=21.5
                                                           5D=6.5
                                                           2Lab=3.5
DEN7125       DEN7126       DEN7127        DEN7130        DEN7133           DEN7135          DEN7136           DEN7137          DEN7138      DEN7139
 Dental        Local       Introduction    Principles   Introduction of    Periodontal         Basics of     Foundations in    Preclinical    Clinical
Anatomy      Anesthesia     to Intraoral   of Dental        Clinical      Anatomy and        Periodontal          Fixed        Dentistry     Occlusion
  and        and Nitrous        and        Materials     Dentistry Lab    Pathogenesis     Instrumentation   Prosthodontics:      Lab
Occlusion      Oxide        Panoramic                                     of Periodontal   and Preventive          Lab
  Lab         Sedation       Radiology                                       Disease         Intervention

1D=13       1D=5           13D=14          25D=14       26Lab=42          2D=1.5           16D=1             28Lab=36.5        26D=49     29D=14
28D=1       3D=2.5         13Lab=4                                        5D=1.5           21D=12                              27D=2.25   29Lab=27
            7D=1.5                                                        6D=1             36D=1                               26PC-SB=49 29PC-SB=27
            10D=3                                                         8D=1.5           16Lab=2.5                           27PC=SB=2
            12D=1                                                         9D=0.5           21Lab=33
            14D=1.5                                                       18D=1            36Lab=1.5
            15D=1                                                         21D=6.5
            20D=9.5                                                       33D=0.5
            21D=0.5
            22D=-0.5
            29D=0.5
            3PC-SB=6
            20PC-SB=6
  DEN7140      DEN7151        DEN7154           DEN7156         DEN7157              DEN7160              DEN7161         DEN7162
 DS1 General     Health      Health Care       Community        Patient             Integration:         Integration:      Applied
   Clinic         Care        Delivery:        Outreach:    Communication and      Professional         Professional       Human
               Financing    Patient Record      Pediatric       Cultural         Development and      Development and      Nutrition
               and Public    and HIPPA         Education      Compatibility     Research Methods 1   Research Methods 2
                 Health      Regulations

Fall           39D=6        12D=1   12Lab=1   12D=2.5       33D=8.5             33D=1.2              33D=2                1D=2
14D=4 14Lab=4 40D=1         38D=3   38Lab=2   31D=5         36D=17              36D=2.2              38D=10               4D=2
25D=2 25Lab=18 42D=7        39D=5   39Lab=5   33D=2         37D=3.5             38D=1.2              40D=2                10D=2
40D=3 40Lab=12              40D=3   40Lab=3   36D=3.5       38D=6               39D=1.2                                   12D=2
Spring                                        34PC-Com=8    42D=3               40D=6.2                                   16D=2
21D=1 21Lab=4                                                                                                             17D=3
25D=1 25Lab=1                                                                                                             18D=9
40D=2                                                                                                                     33D=2
21PC-SB=4                                                                                                                 36D=5
40PC-SB=40                                                                                                                37D=2
Summer                                                                                                                    41D=2
12D=1 12Lab=7
16D=1 16Lab=6
20D=1 20Lab=12
26D=1 26Lab=12
29Lab=12
21PC-SB=8
Following Courses taught in DS2 (second year of curriculum)

   DEN7200           DEN7201            DEN7203        DEN7204         DEN7205           DEN7208           DEN7220          DEN7221         DEN7223
   Cariology         Oral and      Pharmacological    Pathological       Clinic        Oral Cancer:      Principles of      Applied        Principles of
                     Systemic         Concepts         Concepts         Oriented        Prevention,      Endodontics        Dental         Endodontics
                   Manifestation                                        Anatomy       Cause and Cure       Lecture         Materials I         Lab
                    of Disease

6D=2.2             8D=70           10D=28            8D=42            1D=37          8D=6.5             Combined          25D=14           16D=1.25
7D=2.2                                               11D=20           1Lab=12        17D=2.5            with                               22D=21.5
16D=4.3                                              12D=5                           18D=7              DEN7223                            25D=1.25
18D=2.2                                                                              33D=6                                                 22Lab=24
33D=4.4                                                                              35D=6
36D=1.5
41D=13

 DEN7226        DEN7227             DEN7228            DEN7229         DEN7230         DEN7233           DEN7235           DEN7236            DEN7240
Introduction   Oral Surgical   Pharmacotherapeuti    Principles and   Orthodontics    Restorative         Pediatric      Introduction to    DS2 General
  to Dental     Principles       cs I: Prescribing     Advanced                        Dentistry:         Dentistry        Periodontal        Clinic
  Implants          and            Medication        Radiographic                     Removable        Principals and    Diagnosis and
               Techniques                               Anatomy                      Prosthodontics     Techniques       Initial Therapy

10D=14         23D=14          10D=14                13D=14           32D=14         28D=14            2D=1.05           10D=1             12PC-SB=144
                                                                                                       15D=1.6           13D=2             12PC-SB=10
                                                                                                       18D=4.25          16D=4             16PC-SB=72
                                                                                                       20D=1.05          21D=16            20PC-SB=6
                                                                                                       21D=1.1           31D=2             21PC-SB=75
                                                                                                       29D=3.25          16Lab=2.5         26PC-SB=75
                                                                                                       31D=14.5                            28PC-SB=12
                                                                                                       42D=1                               29PC-SB=12
                                                                                                       31Lab=5                             36PC-SB=12
                                                                                                                                           39PC-SB=10
                                                                                                                                           40PC-SB=12
  DEN7241          DEN7242         DEN7250       DEN7251         DEN7252             DEN7253 I         DEN7253 II      DEN7255
  Simulated        Simulated     Contemporary    Specialty      Community          Research and       Research and       Patient
Comprehensiv     Comprehensiv      Issues in     Practices   Outreach: Geriatric   Methodology 1      Methodology 2   Communicati
e Care Lecture    e Care Lab      Behavioral                     Population                                           on - Spanish
                                   Sciences


16D=1            27D=1.5        18D=0.3         39D=24       33D=2.75              22D=6           33D=7              36D=14
25D=2            25D=2          31D=1.15                     34D=4.5               38D=4           38D=6
27D=1            28D=2          36D=8.1                      36D=5.5               41D=4           42D=1
28D=9            16Lab=2        40D=4.45                     37D=7
29D=1            25Lab=12                                    38D=1.25
                 27Lab=1.5
                 28Lab=12
                 29Lab=27
Following Courses taught in DS3 (third year of curriculum)

  DEN7301       DEN7320      DEN7321        DEN7324      DEN7325      DEN7326         DEN7327        DEN7328       DEN7329          DEN7332
 Growth and      Clinical     Principles    Esthetic        DS3       Oral and        Oral and        Clinical      Advanced    Temporomandibular
Developmental   Medicine I        of        Dentistry:   Advanced    Maxillofacial   Maxillofacial   Medicine II   Techniques       Disorders
Abnormalities                Periodontal    Principle      Dental    Pathology I     Pathology II                   in Dental
                                & 3rd         and         Seminar                                                   Radiology
                                Molar      Techniques
                               Surgery
5D=7.5          4D=1.5       21D=25.5      27D=14                   1D=1.1           13D=4.5         4D=1.5        13D=14       10D=1
10D=0.5         7D=1.5       21Lab=3                                2D=2.75          18D=34          7D=1.5                     16D=1
13D=1.6         8D=2                                                5D=2.2                           8D=2                       18D=1
15D=0.5         9D=1                                                6D=2                             9D=1                       19D=9
16D=5.9         10D=1.5                                             8D=8                             10D=1.5                    23D=1
17D=1           12D=2                                               10D=2                            12D=2                      32D=1
18D=3.5         14D=1.5                                             13D=3.5                          14D=1.5
19D=1.08        33D=1                                               15D=0.5                          33D=1
23D=1           37D=2                                               16D=2.5                          37D=2
29D=0.5                                                             17D=2
36D=1.08                                                            18D=14.5
                                                                    41D=0.5
DEN7333          DEn7334              DEN7340          DEN7350        DEN7354          DEN7355             DEN7359          DEN7360
 Principles   Oral Maxiofacial      DS3 General         Practice      Practice     Hospital Dentistry     Community        Professional
     of           Surgery          Dentistry Clinic   Management    Management 2                           Outreach -         Ethics
Removable                                                  1                                            community-based
  Partial                              PC-SB
 Dentures
28D=14        23D=14             1=12 2=1 3=6     40D=14           40D=14          24D=14               34D=1             39D=14
                                 4=3   5=2 6=6                                                          34PC=Com=15
                                 7=6   8=6 9=6
                                 10=24 12=30
                                 13-20 14=4 15=6
                                 16=90 18=6
                                 19=3 20=12 21=92
                                 22=18 23=108
                                 25=9
                                 27=12 28=105
                                 29=18 30=8 31=48
                                 32=3 36=12
                                 37=29 39=6
                                 40=24 41=6
                                 33PC-Com=15
Following Courses taught in DS4 (fourth year of curriculum)

    DEN7425             DEN7427             DEN7440           DEN7442           DEN7453            DEN7454               DEN7455
   DSIV: Board        WREB/ADLEX          DSIV General       Periodontal          Dental      Community Outreach:    Clinical Diagnostic
     Review          Review (Elective)       Clinic       Regeneration and    Jurisprudence   Disabled and Special   Conference: Grand
                                                          Case Management                      Needs Population            Rounds
                                             PC-SB
16D=1               16D=2                1=2 2=2          21D=28             21D=14           12D=1.25               12D=7
21D=1               21D=1                3=2 4=2                                              33D=2.5                16D=7
22D=3               22D=2                5=2 6=2                                              36D=2.5                38D=7
25D=2               26D=1                7=2 8=2 9=2                                          37D=5                  41D=7
26D=4               38D=1                10=6 12=20                                           42D=2.25
28D=2               40D=1                13=8 14=3
29D=2               22PC-SB=4.5          15=6 16=32
38D=4.5                                  17=7 18=4
39D=4.5                                  19=6 20=8
40D=1.5                                  21=64 22=42
21PC-SB=3                                23=72 25=6
26PC-SB=6                                26=91 27=12
                                         28=154 29=8
                                         30=6 31=40
                                         32=4 36=8
                                         37=18 38=20
                                         39=6 40=16
                                         33PC-Com=8
                                         34PC-Com=4




FOR MORE DETAILS ON THE ALIGNMENT OF THE CURRICULUM – SEE ATTACHED ALIGNMENT MATRIX
3. Methods, Instruments and Analysis. What instruments will be used over the five years? Which learning outcomes will be assessed by the
instruments? Who is responsible for instrument development/validation and data collection? When and where will data be collected over the five
years? How will results be reported (e.g. percentages, ranks, state or national comparisons) and what are the expected measures (results that
would indicate success)?
                                                  Learning outcome(s)               Person responsible   When and where      Expected Measures
         Assessment Instrument                     assessed (list by #)           for instrument & data     will data be     (results that would
                                                                                         collection          collected        indicate success)
Instruction:

2-1 In advance of each course or other unit of   All syllabi should include a course          Office of Academic Affairs   Each semester all     100% compliance
instruction, students must be provided           description of content, goals, objectives,                                syllabi will be
written information about the goals and          and methods of evaluation.                                                posted to sdmnet
requirements of each course, the nature of the                                                                             and reviewed
course content, the method(s) of evaluation to
be used, and how grades and competency are
determined.

2-2 If students do not meet the didactic,        Names of students who do not meet the        Student Progress             Each semester         >95% pass rate of all
behavioral and/or clinical criteria as           criteria will be submitted to the Student    Committee                    faculty will submit   students each year.
published and distributed, individual            Progress Committee for review,                                            names to the          >90% pass rate on part 1
evaluations must be performed that lead to an    evaluation and appropriate                                                committee. The        of the Dental Board
appropriate decision in accordance with          recommendations                                                           committee meets 2     examination
institutional due process policies.                                                                                        times each semester   >95% pass rate on part 2
                                                                                                                                                 of the dental board
                                                                                                                                                 examination
Curriculum Management:

2-3 The curriculum must include at least four    Current curriculum is 4 years in length      Office of Academic Affairs   Meets monthly         100% compliance
academic years of instruction or its                                                          and Curriculum
equivalent.                                                                                   Committee

2-4 The stated goals of the dental education     SDM Vision, Goals and Objectives             Faculty Council and          Review annually       100% compliance
program must be focused on educational                                                        Assembly
outcomes that define the competencies
needed for graduation, and include the
preparation of graduates who possess the
knowledge, skills and values to begin the
practice of general dentistry.
                                                           Learning outcome(s)               Person responsible for         When and where      Expected Measures
          Assessment Instrument                             assessed (list by #)               instrument & data             will data be       (results that would
                                                                                                   collection                 collected          indicate success)
Curriculum Management (cont):

2-5 The dental school must employ student          Each student should achieve               Office of Academic Affairs    Review annually   >90% of entering students
evaluation methods that measure the defined        competencies within the 4 year                                                            achieve competency
competencies.                                      academic period                                                                           within the 4 year academic
                                                                                                                                             program.


2-6 Biomedical, behavioral and clinical            Curriculum integrates content             Office of Academic Affairs    Review annually   20% level I integration
science instruction must be integrated and of      throughout the curriculum                 and Curriculum                                  30% level II integration
sufficient depth, scope, timeliness, quality and                                             Committee                                       30% level III integration
emphasis to ensure achievement of the                                                                                                        20% level IV integration
curriculum’s defined competencies.

2-7 The dental school must have a                  Curriculum management plan is             Office of Academic            Review annually   100% compliance
curriculum management plan that ensures: a)        reviewed and revised each semester.       Affairs, Curriculum
an ongoing curriculum review and evaluation                                                  Committee
process which includes input from faculty,
students, administration and other
appropriate sources; b) evaluation of all
courses with respect to the defined
competencies of the school to include student
evaluation of instruction; c) elimination of
unwarranted repetition, outdated material,
and unnecessary material; d) incorporation of
emerging information and achievement of
appropriate sequencing.

2-8 The dental school must ensure the              Student and Faculty evaluations.          Team Leaders, Director of     Review each       100% compliance
availability of adequate patient experiences       Student performance.                      Clinical Services, Chair      semester
that afford all students the opportunity to        Monitor patient pools and assignment of   Clinical Sciences,
achieve its stated competencies within a           patients to students.                     Associate Dean for
reasonable time.                                                                             Clinical Affairs, Office of
                                                                                             Academic Affairs, Student
                                                                                             Progress Committee
                                                         Learning outcome(s)              Person responsible for         When and where      Expected Measures
          Assessment Instrument                           assessed (list by #)              instrument & data             will data be       (results that would
                                                                                                collection                 collected          indicate success)

Critical Thinking:

2-9 Graduates must be competent in the use       Review of Course Syllabi,                Office of Academic            Review annually   >60% of courses include
of critical thinking and problem-solving         Student performance,                     Affairs, Department                             evidence-based literature
related to the comprehensive care of patients.   Student self-evaluation on mock board    Chairs, Curriculum                              reviews and case-based
                                                 exams                                    Committee, Student                              problem solving
                                                                                          Progress Committee
Self-Assessment:

2-10 Graduates must demonstrate the ability      Review of Course Syllabi,                Team Leaders, Director of     Review annually   >60% of courses include
to self-assess, including the development of     Student performance, Student self-       Clinical Services, Chair                        evidence-based literature
professional competencies and the                evaluation on completion of case-based   Clinical Sciences,                              reviews and case-based
demonstration of professional values and         presentations, and performance on        Associate Dean for                              problem solving.
capacities associated with self-directed,        clinical competencies and mock board     Clinical Affairs, Office of
lifelong learning.                               exams                                    Academic Affairs,                               100% demonstrate critical
                                                                                          Curriculum Committee,                           thinking on clinical
                                                                                          Student Progress                                competency and mock
                                                                                          Committee                                       board exams
Biomedical Sciences:

2-11 Biomedical science instruction in dental    Review of Course Syllabi, Curriculum     Office of Academic            Review annually   100% compliance
education must ensure an in-depth                integrates content throughout the        Affairs, Department
understanding of basic biological principals,    curriculum.                              Chairs, Curriculum
consisting of a core of information on the                                                Committee
fundamental structures, functions and
interrelationships of the body systems.

2-12 The biomedical knowledge base must          Review of Course Syllabi, Curriculum     Office of Academic            Review annually   100% compliance
emphasize the oro-facial complex as an           integrates content throughout the        Affairs, Department
important anatomical area existing in a          curriculum.                              Chairs, Curriculum
complex biological interrelationship with the                                             Committee
entire body.
                                                          Learning outcome(s)              Person responsible for         When and where     Expected Measures
          Assessment Instrument                            assessed (list by #)              instrument & data             will data be      (results that would
                                                                                                 collection                 collected         indicate success)

Biomedical Sciences (cont.)

2-13 In-depth information on abnormal             Review of Course Syllabi, Curriculum     Office of Academic            Review annually   100% compliance
biological conditions must be provided to         integrates content throughout the        Affairs, Department
support a high level of understanding of the      curriculum.                              Chairs, Curriculum
etiology, epidemiology, differential diagnosis,                                            Committee
pathogenesis, prevention, treatment and
prognosis of oral and oral-related disorders.

2-14 Graduates must be competent in the           Student performance, Student self-       Office of Academic            Review annually   100% demonstrate critical
application of biomedical science knowledge       evaluation on completion of case-based   Affairs, Department                             thinking on clinical
in the delivery of patient care.                  presentations, and performance on        Chairs, Curriculum                              competency and mock
                                                  clinical competencies and mock board     Committee, Student                              board exams
                                                  exams                                    Progress Committee




                                                          Learning outcome(s)              Person responsible for         When and where     Expected Measures
          Assessment Instrument                            assessed (list by #)              instrument & data             will data be      (results that would
                                                                                                 collection                 collected         indicate success)

Behavioral Sciences

2-15 Graduates must be competent in the           Student performance, Student self-       Team Leaders, Director of     Review annually   100% compliance
application of the fundamental principles of      evaluation on completion of case-based   Clinical Services, Chair
behavioral sciences as they pertain to patient-   presentations, and performance on        Clinical Sciences,
centered approaches for promoting,                clinical competencies and mock board     Associate Dean for
improving and maintaining oral health.            exams                                    Clinical Affairs, Office of
                                                                                           Academic Affairs,
2-15 Graduates must be competent in the                                                    Curriculum Committee,
application of the fundamental principles of                                               Student Progress
behavioral sciences as they pertain to patient-                                            Committee
centered approaches for promoting,
improving and maintaining oral health.
                                                         Learning outcome(s)              Person responsible for         When and where     Expected Measures
          Assessment Instrument                           assessed (list by #)              instrument & data             will data be      (results that would
                                                                                                collection                 collected         indicate success)

Behavioral Sciences (cont.)

2-16 Graduates must be competent in              Student performance, Student self-       Team Leaders, Director of     Review annually   100% compliance
managing a diverse patient population and        evaluation on completion of case-based   Clinical Services, Chair
have the interpersonal and communications        presentations, and performance on        Clinical Sciences,
skills to function successfully in a             clinical competencies and mock board     Associate Dean for
multicultural work environment.                  exams                                    Clinical Affairs, Office of
                                                                                          Academic Affairs,
                                                                                          Curriculum Committee,
                                                                                          Student Progress
                                                                                          Committee
Practice Management and Health Care
Systems:

2-17 Graduates must be competent in the          Student performance, Student self-       Office of Academic            Review annually   100% compliance
application of legal and regulatory concepts     evaluation on completion of case-based   Affairs, Department
related to the provision and/or support of       presentations, and performance on        Chairs, Curriculum
oral health care services.                       clinical competencies and mock board     Committee, Student
                                                 exams                                    Progress Committee,
                                                                                          Health & Safety
                                                                                          Committee

2-18 Graduates must be competent in                                                       Team Leaders, Director of
applying the basic principles and philosophies                                            Clinical Services, Chair
of practice management, models of oral health                                             Clinical Sciences,
care delivery, and how to function                                                        Associate Dean for
successfully as the leader of the oral health                                             Clinical Affairs, Office of
care team.                                                                                Academic Affairs,
                                                                                          Curriculum Committee,
2-19 Graduates must be competent in                                                       Student Progress
communicating and collaborating with other                                                Committee
members of the health care team to facilitate
in the provision of health care.
                                                         Learning outcome(s)              Person responsible for         When and where     Expected Measures
          Assessment Instrument                           assessed (list by #)              instrument & data             will data be      (results that would
                                                                                                collection                 collected         indicate success)
Ethics and Professionalism:
                                                 Student performance, Student self-       Team Leaders, Director of     Review annually   100% compliance
2-20 Graduates must be competent in the          evaluation on completion of case-based   Clinical Services, Chair
application of the principles of ethical         presentations, and performance on        Clinical Sciences,
reasoning and professional responsibility as     clinical competencies and mock board     Associate Dean for
they pertain to the academic environment,        exams                                    Clinical Affairs, Office of
patient care, practice management, and                                                    Academic Affairs,
research.                                                                                 Curriculum Committee,
                                                                                          Student Progress
                                                                                          Committee
Clinical Sciences

2-21 Graduates must be competent to access,      Student performance, Student self-                                     Review annually
                                                                                          Team Leaders, Director of                       100% compliance
critically appraise, apply, and communicate      evaluation on completion of case-based   Clinical Services, Chair
scientific and lay literature as it relates to   presentations, and performance on        Clinical Sciences,
providing evidence-based patient care.           clinical competencies and mock board     Associate Dean for
                                                 exams                                    Clinical Affairs, Office of
2-22 Graduates must be competent in
                                                                                          Academic Affairs,
providing oral health care within the scope of
                                                                                          Curriculum Committee,
general dentistry to patients in all stages of
                                                                                          Student Progress
life.
                                                                                          Committee
2-23 At a minimum, graduates must be
competent in providing oral health care
within the scope of general dentistry, as
defined by the school, including:
     a. patient assessment, diagnosis,
     comprehensive treatment planning,
     prognosis, 916 and informed consent;
     b. screening and risk assessment for
     head and neck cancer;
     c. recognizing the complexity of patient
     treatment and identifying when referral
     is indicated;
     d. health promotion and disease
     prevention;
                                                      Learning outcome(s)              Person responsible for         When and where     Expected Measures
          Assessment Instrument                        assessed (list by #)              instrument & data             will data be      (results that would
                                                                                             collection                 collected         indicate success)


Clinical Sciences (cont):

     e. anesthesia, and pain and anxiety      Student performance, Student self-                                     Review annually
                                                                                       Team Leaders, Director of                       100% compliance
     control;                                 evaluation on completion of case-based
                                                                                       Clinical Services, Chair
     f. restoration of teeth;                 presentations, and performance on
                                                                                       Clinical Sciences,
     g. communicating and managing dental     clinical competencies and mock board
                                                                                       Associate Dean for
     laboratory procedures in support of      exams
                                                                                       Clinical Affairs, Office of
     patient care; h. replacement of teeth
                                                                                       Academic Affairs,
     including fixed, removable and dental
                                                                                       Curriculum Committee,
     implant prosthodontic therapies;
                                                                                       Student Progress
     i. periodontal therapy;
                                                                                       Committee
     j. pulpal therapy;
     k. oral mucosal and osseous disorders;
     l. hard and soft tissue surgery;
     m. dental emergencies;
     n. malocclusion and space management;
     and
     o. evaluation of the outcomes of
     treatment, recall strategies, and
     prognosis.

2-24 Graduates must be competent in
assessing the treatment needs of patients
with special needs.

2-25 Dental education programs must make
available opportunities and encourage
students to engage in service learning
experiences and/or community-based
learning experiences.
4. Analysis & Reporting. List the position(s) responsible for data analysis and report below.

Dr. William Davenport, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Dr. Marcia Ditmyer, Chair of Curriculum Committee


5. Process for Program Improvement. What is your plan for reviewing and acting on your findings?

Period review with the Dean’s Executive Committee, Annual faculty retreat, Faculty Assembly meetings, Feedback from Student Progress
committee and the curriculum committee to help introduce modifications where appropriate.

								
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