1 Name of Course Clinical Dental Practice
2 Course Code DAC 5479 (DAC 5172 & DAC 5182)
3 Rationale for inclusion of the course in the programme The course provides students with clinical skills in oral diagnosis, examination and treatment planning as well as radiographic techniques and restorative dentistry.
4  Semester and    Year Offered Year 4: Semester VII and Semester VIII
5 Total Student Learning Time  SEMSTER 1

Lectures 16 32 48
Tutorial 9 9 18
Clinical 105 35 150
SGD 6 6 12
Seminar/Case Prsentation 12 36 48
Project Report 40 24
Assignment 30 30
A&E Posting
Field Visit 4 4
Revision 3 3
Examination 8 8
Total 245 130 375




Total Guided and            Independent Learning

Face to face 47
Independent Learning 38
Total 85
7 Credit Value (Hours) 9.0 notional credit
8 Prerequesite None
9 Learning  Outcome At the end of this course, students are able to:

LO 1 Demonstrate the different type of extraoral and intraoral radiograph A3
LO 2 Distinguish any abnormality from the radiographic images C4
LO 3 Manipulate the radiographic taking and processing procedures. P4
LO 4 Apply the Islamic values during the practice; respect, time management, patient management, cleanliness, trustworthy. A3
LO 5 Apply the Islamic values during clinical treatment: respect, time management, patient management, cleanliness, and trustworthy. A3
10 Transferable skills Skills in oral diagnosis, examination and charting procedures as well as radiographic techniques and restorative dentistry.
11 Teaching – learning and assessment  strategy The teaching learning approaches include lectures, tutorials, small group discussion, clinical and site visit. Students are assessed on formative and summative basis using several assessment methods. These include Multiple Choice Questions (One Best Answer), Modified Essay Questions (MEQ) and clinical viva assessment.
12 Synopsis Clinical Dental Practice III, involve the development and application of skills and knowledge acquired in Principles of Dental Care, diagnosis including examination, radiographic techniques and restorative procedures. Students will also apply clinical skills developed in a simulated situation to care for real patients, including dental hygiene and basic restorative procedures, increase their knowledge of oral diagnosis, oral diseases and their prevention, dental materials, communication, radiology and basic operative dental procedures.

This course applies the integration of naqli and aqli in the teaching and learning purposes and online learning (blended mode).

13  Mode of Delivery Log book, Case presentations, seminar/presentation, group activities, service learning



Assessment Methods and Types

Assessment will be in the form continuous assessment and final examination. Continuous assessment includes mini test, mid-semester examination, end of semester examination and final examination

The format of the final examinatio for this course is: Written exam: pen and paper presentation and report of visit to dental practice competency tets: clinocal viva presentation log book viva

the weightage for contibuous assessment and finak examination are as follows:

Mid semester 1 5% (Report field visit)
End of semester 1 exam 15% (case presentation)
Mid semester 2 (OSCE) 15% (case report)
Final Examination

  • Theory
  • Clinical
  • Logbook





DAC 5479 100%



Mapping of the Course/module to programme aims
No Programme Educational Objectives Course Leraning Outcame
1 Scientifically knowledgeable and technically competent and biologically orientated for safe and independent practice of dentistry.
2 Professionally accountable, ethically responsible and exhibit Islamic conduct and values in provision of oral health care.
3 Socially sensitive by demonstrating respect for dignity of patients, other individuals, colleagues and other health care professionals without prejudice to socio-economic status, ethnicity, language, culture and religion.
4 Effective team members and leaders of dental teams in the provision of oral health care for individuals and community.
5 Continually striving to update knowledge and skills in contributing to oral health of patients and progress of ummah.
16 Mapping of the Course/Module to Programme Outcame
No Learning Outcame Bachelor of Dental Surgery Programme Course Leraning Outcame
1 Apply basic medical and clinical sciences to ensure appropriate diagnosis and treatment of patients.
2 Carry out specific treatment interventions required to prevent, treat or maintain the patient’s oral health.
3 Apply critical thinking and problem solving in oral health care of patients.
4 Demonstrate appropriate communication skills with patients, their families, colleagues and other healthcare professionals for effective delivery and promotion of oral helath.
5 Demonstrate respect for patients and colleagues, and sensitive to issues of the community
6 Source information for continuing professional development for qualityoral health care to patients and community.
7 Manage dental practice efficiently and effectively.
8 Conduct in professional manner with consideration of ethical and legal responsibilities in the practice of dentistry.
9 Demonstrate leadership and teamworkskill with colleagues and other oral health personnel in the delivery of oral health care.
17 References: * Main references ** Additional references McCabe J.F. & Walls A.W.G. 1999.Applied Dental Materials. 8thedition.Blackwell Science.

Darby M, L., and Walsh M, M. 2004. Dental Hygiene Theory and Practise, 2nd Edition. Blackwell Science.

Theodore M. Roberson, Harald. O. Heymann, Edward J. Swift. Sturdevant’s Art and Science of Operative Dentistry, 4th edition,

19 Other additional 


Appendix 1 (Mapping of the Course to the Programme Learning Outcome).

Appendix 2 (Mapping of the course to the integration of naqli and aqli and blened mode learning)