Delivery Mode: On Campus
Duration: 4 Weeks
No of Sessions / Day: 2 Sessions
Duration of each session: 3.5 hours
IHM offers Comprehensive course ( 4 weeks) with an emphasis on preparation to sit the practical ADC examination and developing confidence in all aspects of dentistry. This course comprises of:
Demonstration of procedural skills on typodont. The tasks may include tooth preparation and /or restoration related to:
Demonstration of clinical skills using a station based OSCE format.
Illustration of certain global skills outlined in the competencies may be assessed across multiple tasks, namely:
|Delivery Mode||On Campus|
|Course Duration||4 weeks|
|Number of sessions per day||2 Sessions|
|Duration of each session||3.5 hours|
The ADC process consists of 3 stages:
1: Initial Assessment
The different steps included in this process are document assessment of educational documents, work experience, registration history, and a good standing to determine eligibility to appear for the written examination.
|Timeframe||Approximately 8 weeks (not inclusive of the time taken to submit any additional document)|
To be eligible to apply for initial assessment applicants must:
The minimum required qualifications vary between professions.
2: Written Examination
The Australian Dental Council (ADC) written examination is a computer based designed to evaluate the knowledge of science and dentistry practice for dentist. This examination assesses overseas registered dentists the reasoning skills along with the application of clinical judgement according to the dental practice in Australia.
On behalf of ADC, the two-day examination is delivered by Pearson VUE. Exam pattern examination includes four papers each containing 80 scenario-based and single-best answer multiple choice questions. The examination is held in multiple locations in Australia and overseas.
|Timeframe||Approximately 5 months
|Eligibility||To be eligible to apply for a written examination you must have successfully completed the initial assessment process.|
3: Practical Examination
The Australian Dental Council (ADC) practical examination is to demonstrate your Entry-level competencies as a newly qualified dentist to practise safely by as a dentist in Australia.
Practical exam is carried out in two days. The simulation-based examination assesses your technical and clinical skills and each stage has to be successfully completed to become eligible to apply for registration with the Dental Board of Australia (DBA).
|Timeframe||Approximately 6 to 9 months (Examinations are held most weeks of the year at the ADC examination centre).
|Eligibility||You are eligible to sit the practical examination within three years of successful completion of the ADC written examination.|
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