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Live Webinar: A European Core Curriculum In Cariology: The Knowledge Base
Speaker(s): Bennett T. Amaechi BDS, MSc, PhD, FADI
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A European Core Curriculum In Cariology: The Knowledge Base
This course describes the foundation knowledge required by an undergraduate dental student in order to reach the appropriate competence levels in all fields of dentistry to enter the practice of General Dentistry. The problems of implementing a curriculum that truly integrates this foundation knowledge into the clinical teaching and possible solutions are discussed.
Course attendee will gain understanding of the:
- Core knowledge to be included at some point in the undergraduate dental curriculum to enable a graduating dentist to be competent at applying all the relevant foundation knowledge to enhance their ability to make the correct clinical decisions about prevention and management of caries and other dental hard tissue disorders
- Major competence required of a graduating dentist for readiness to enter the practice of general dentistry
- Supporting (individual) competences required of a graduating dentist in each component of the knowledge base to be able to resolve clinical problems encountered independently or without assistance
This lecture is part of the “Collaboration for Improving Dentistry Initiative” series.
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Release date: 01/04/2013
Expiration date: 01/04/2016
“A European Core Curriculum In Cariology: The Knowledge Base” is co-sponsored by Tribune Group GmbH. Tribune Group GmbH is a recognized ADA CERP and AGD PACE provider.
Bennett T. Amaechi BDS, MSc, PhD, FADI
Dr. Bennett T. Amaechi, BDS, MSc, PhD, FADI, is an Associate Professor and the Cariology expert in the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School, Texas. After obtaining a masters degree in prosthetic dentistry and dental implantology at Guy’s Hospital, London in United Kingdom (1993), he then completed his PhD degree in Cariology at the University of Liverpool School of Dentistry in United Kingdom (1999). He directs the Cariology course, Caries detection clinic, and teaches various aspects of clinical preventive dentistry, caries management, dental erosion and caries diagnostics to the dental students, dental residents, and graduate students of biomedical engineering. His research emphasis is on dental caries, with particular interest in caries clinical trials, evidence based dentistry and development/evaluation of anticaries agents and caries diagnostics. He has published extensively in the scientific literature, including book chapters. He is a member as well as officer of numerous professional organizations and serves on several national committees.
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