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Loe, Harald – Journal of Dental Education, 1992
Scientific and technological advances affecting dental education in the near future are examined, including the growing role of saliva in diagnosis, direct imaging methods, biomaterials research, computer-aided design and manufacturing, molecular biology, and new restorative dentistry. It is argued that dentistry should be a fully recognized…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Clinical Diagnosis, Computer Oriented Programs, Dental Schools
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McNeal, Donbald R.; And Others – Journal of Dental Education, 1990
Strategic planning at the University of Florida College of Dentistry identified: the needs of the elderly population; the remote location of the dental school relative to the population in the state; the need to expand clinical research; the need to utilize computers; the reliance on state funding; etc. (MLW)
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Clinical Experience, Computers, Cooperative Programs
Donovan, Kelly – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This study focused on the instructional competency needs of new dental hygiene educators. The purpose of this qualitative and phenomenological study was twofold: (a) to explore the lived experiences and perceptions of 14 dental hygiene educators who have transitioned from clinical practice into the California Community College education system to…
Descriptors: Allied Health Personnel, Dentistry, Teacher Competencies, College Faculty
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Grossman, Elly S.; Cleaton-Jones, Peter E. – Perspectives in Education, 2011
This retrospective study documents the Masters and PhD training of 131 Dental Research Institute (DRI) postgraduates (1954-2006) to establish demographics, throughput and research outcomes for future PhD pipeline strategies using the DRI database. Descriptive statistics show four degree-based groups of postgraduates: 18 PhDs; 55 MScs; 42 MDents…
Descriptors: Dentistry, Dental Schools, Masters Programs, Doctoral Programs
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Crall, James J. – Journal of Dental Education, 1991
The paper addresses the potential of informatics to patient care quality assurance curricula, focusing on (1) terminology and developments related to quality of care evaluations; (2) criticisms of traditional approaches; (3) limitations of existing data sources for quality assurance in dentistry; and (4) quality assurance considerations in…
Descriptors: Automation, Data Analysis, Database Design, Databases
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Behar-Horenstein, Linda S.; Roberts, Kellie W.; Zafar, Mueen A. – Professional Development in Education, 2013
The aim of this study was to explore the effectiveness of a professional development initiative using organisational change research studies to frame the inquiry. Two faculty groups and two student groups participated in a total of four focus group interviews to ascertain their perceptions of a new model of pre-clinical dental education. Using a…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Dental Schools, Interviews, Organizational Change
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Journal of Allied Health, 1991
Contains 1,073 entries from 91 institutions, giving author, institution, year, degree, emphasis, discipline, and title, arranged by topic: allied health, biocommunication arts, child development/care, clinical psychology, dentistry, environmental health, exercise science, food service, health education, health services, medical laboratories, nurse…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Child Development, Clinical Psychology, Doctoral Dissertations
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Lotan, M.; Moe-Nilssen, R.; Ljunggren, A. E.; Strand, L. I. – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2010
The 18 items' Non-Communicating Adult Pain Checklist (NCAPC) has been developed from the 27 items Non-Communicating Children Pain Checklist to better capture pain behavior of adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD). As part of the NCAPC's measurement properties, internal consistency, reliability and sensitivity to pain have…
Descriptors: Measurement Techniques, Test Validity, Test Reliability, Severity (of Disability)
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Albino, Judith E. – Journal of Dental Education, 1984
Career advancement in academic dentistry appears to demand success in teaching, scholarship, and service, but foremost in research or scholarship. As a result, many dental faculty believe they are forced to choose between providing excellent professional preparation for their students or ensuring their academic careers. (MLW)
Descriptors: Clinical Teaching (Health Professions), Dental Schools, Dentistry, Evaluation Criteria
Alexander, Nick; Dunn, Catherine; Hill, Stanley; Lindsay, William – Research and Curriculum Unit, 2011
As the world economy continues to evolve, businesses and industries must adopt new practices and processes in order to survive. Quality and cost control, work teams and participatory management, and an infusion of technology are transforming the way people work and do business. Employees are now expected to read, write, and communicate…
Descriptors: Allied Health Personnel, Dentistry, Allied Health Occupations Education, Postsecondary Education
Addison, Emily; Bokros, Christy; Gavant, H. Richard; Johnson, Robin – Research and Curriculum Unit, 2011
As the world economy continues to evolve, businesses and industries must adopt new practices and processes in order to survive. Quality and cost control, work teams and participatory management, and an infusion of technology are transforming the way people work and do business. Employees are now expected to read, write, and communicate…
Descriptors: Allied Health Personnel, Dentistry, Allied Health Occupations Education, Postsecondary Education
Hanson, Kami M. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The ability to perform local anesthesia on dental patients is an important clinical skill for a dental hygienist. When learning this procedure in an academic situation, students often practice on their peers to build their skills. There are multiple reasons why the peer practice is not ideal; consequently, educators have sought the means to…
Descriptors: Dentistry, Allied Health Occupations Education, Anesthesiology, Computer Simulation
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San Diego, Jonathan P.; Cox, Margaret J.; Quinn, Barry F. A.; Newton, Jonathan Tim; Banerjee, Avijit; Woolford, Mark – Computers & Education, 2012
hapTEL, an interdisciplinary project funded by two UK research councils from 2007 to 2011, involves a large interdisciplinary team (with undergraduate and post-graduate student participants) which has been developing and evaluating a virtual learning system within an HE healthcare education setting, working on three overlapping strands. Strand 1…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development, Undergraduate Study, Graduate Students
Cranton, P. A. – 1987
Clinical teaching involves instruction in a natural health-related environment which allows students to observe and participate in the actual practice of the profession. The use of objectives, the sequence of instruction, the instructional methods and materials, and the evaluation of student performance constitute the components studied in…
Descriptors: Clinical Teaching (Health Professions), Course Organization, Educational Theories, Foreign Countries
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Moreland, Ernest F.; And Others – Journal of Dental Education, 1990
The University of Maryland Dental School began a comprehensive external and internal analysis of dentistry and dental education. Three analysis groups were established to review the external environment, the competitive environment, and institutional strengths and weaknesses. A strategic directions group identified directions and created a…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Change, Clinical Experience, College Admission
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