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DCAP for interns is the new non-awarded course model curated for budding dentists who are currently undergoing their 1-year mandatory internship as part of their bachelor’s degree. This 32-week course is specially designed to assist overseas dental graduates in preparing and clearing ADC written examination to be a registered Dentist in Australia.
This course is carefully designed to cater to the ADC exam aspirants to sharpen theoretical knowledge by understanding the concepts of dental practice in Australia, review and upgrade their reasoning skills and learn about applying clinical judgment as per the Australian Therapeutic Guidelines.
The course promotes an environment of critical enquiry testing of ideas and expansion of Dentistry knowledge to be skilled, competent, confident, and essential thinking registered dentists in Australia. DCAP for Interns aims to build on the previous knowledge, skills, and life/ work experiences of qualified dental graduates with additional knowledge about the Australian healthcare system and current standards of dental practice.
The course promotes an environment of critical enquiry, testing of ideas, generation, and expansion of dentistry knowledge to be skilled, competent and confident registered dentists in Australia while they undergo their internship in the country of their origin.
* This course will assist Intern dental graduate to better utilise their time by learning the International dentistry practice standards and by preparing for the Australian Dental Council written examinations.
The Dental Career Advancement Program (DCAP)-Interns is a preparatory course that enhances a candidate’s professional knowledge and prepares them for the Australian Dental Council (ADC) written examination. Designed by registered dentists in Australia, this non-awarded preparatory program prepares overseas dental graduates/intern dentists to prepare for the ADC written examination (Part-1) while they complete their mandatory internship as a part of their dental school curriculum.
The course aims to:
The course has been specifically designed and curated to be aligned as per the disciplines and subdisciplines that the candidates will be tested on the day of examination.
Each topic within the specific disciplines will be taught in addition to which informative resources and handbooks will be provided.
|Unit Name||Topic Name|
|AI001||Academic Integrity *|
|AI002||Aboriginal Health *|
|DNAU001||Introduction to Australia ADC Examination|
|DNAU002||Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry|
|DNAU003||Prosthodontics & Implantology|
|DNAU004||Oral Pathology and Medicine|
|DNAU008||Infection prevention and control|
|DNAU009||Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics|
|DNAU010||Pain and Behaviour Management|
* General mandatory unit.
This course includes live MCQ discussions for all the ADC units and topics of interest with solved questions backed up with references from articles, journals, guidelines, and reference books recommended by ADC.
The course requires general dental graduates who:
The course is delivered via an online platform with resource bank which consists of essential MCQs, past papers, IHM’s Grand Master SBQs, journals, articles, guidelines, important reference books, previous question papers segregated yearly wise, quizzes, and model exams.
Through our tailored video recordings, each Odell Case is explained thoroughly by AHPRA registered dentists who use their own clinical experience in Australia to guide you through them. The videos are short and precise through which you will gain an insight into the real dental practices in Australia.
This course is specially designed for fresh intern dental graduates to assist them in preparing for their ADC written examination by better utilising their internship period in dental school. Anyone who has cleared Final year dental school can join this course.
If you would like to know more about this preparatory program, please submit an enquiry at IHM, and one of our friendly admission consultants will be in touch with you soon.
All our resources are available through our – learning management system. The learning materials include:
Our one of a kind DCAP for interns has been designed in a way to help you succeed in your career in Australia. Some of the reasons why you should choose us are:
Our partnerships are built through positive, transparent, and engaging collaboration, and we’re grateful for the strong relationships we’ve built over the lifetime of IHM. These partnerships may vary in their nature but they all share the common fact that there’s mutual benefit and a strong sense of purpose to move the healthcare industry forward.
We encourage Nursing institutions, Hospitals, Healthcare Organisations and nursing associations to submit their expression of interest to become our partners!
Our industry and clinical partners provide physical access to products that benefit the simulation experience for students at IHM. Other partners provide opportunities to develop clinical skills at their facilities, such as nursing homes and hospitals. We also provide opportunities to upskill staff with the latest course.
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