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A meeting on successful execution of Dental Modular Curriculum

  • Author: Editor
  • Event Date: Tuesday, 23 January 2024
  • Published on: Tuesday, 23 January 2024
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Today, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa witnessed a transformative moment in its dental education landscape with the execution of integrated dental curriculum. This historic event, held at the Vice Chancellor's Secretariat Khyber Medical University, marks a bold step towards equipping future dentists with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in an ever-evolving field.

The ceremony brought together a distinguished gathering of key stakeholders, including the esteemed Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Zia Ul Haq, Director of IHPER Dr. Brekhna Jamil, dedicated faculty members of IHPER, all principals of public and private dental colleges in KPK, and the instrumental members of the KMU Dental Central Curriculum Committee. This collaborative spirit embodies the essence of the new curriculum, forged through months of meticulous CCC meetings and invaluable contributions from across the province.

The new integrated curriculum departs from traditional approaches, embracing a modular format that seamlessly blends basic sciences with clinical practice. This integrative approach offers several key advantages:

1. By interweaving theoretical knowledge with practical application, students develop a more profound understanding of dental concepts.

2. Increased clinical exposure throughout the curriculum equips graduates with the confidence and competence to excel in real-world settings.

3. Students gain a broader understanding of the interconnectedness of oral health with overall well-being and public health considerations.

4. Case-based learning and community engagement projects immerse students in realistic scenarios, honing their critical thinking and problem-solving skills.


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