Self Assessment Report – Faculty of Dental Medicine
THE DEGREE PROGRAMME: CONCEPT, CONTENT & IMPLEMENTATION
1.1. Objective and Learning Outcomes of A Degree Programme (Intended Qualification Profile)
A.1. Dental Medicine
The objective of the Dental Medicine Programme is to produce graduates with competence including care provider, decision maker, communicator, community leader, manager, researcher, creator and innovator (seven-star dentists) who are able to compete internationally, which can be described as follow:
- Graduates who are competent, qualified, and having entrepreneurial spirit as a result of student- centered learning method and long life learning principle in order to manage the stomatognatic system problem and to improve the community health level based on morality
- Graduates who are reliable in conducting basic medical-dentistry, public health, and applied medical-dentistry researches both independently and through joint researches which are oriented to the principle of giving benefits and compliance to uphold the morality and intellectual property rights
- Graduates who are capable to empower the communities to be able to identify and formulate the health problem which are related to general condition and/or stomatognatic function and to be able to apply the appropriate and useful technology for strategic planning in solving stomatognatic problems as a part of human health as a whole. Furthermore, the activity can be used as a basis to improve public health status.The objectives are aligned with the vision and missions of Dentistry Programme in coherence to the vision and missions of Universitas Airlangga. The vision and missions are accessible in the website http://fkg.unair.ac.id/en/vision-and-mission/.
B.1. Dental Medicine
The process of LOs formulation has considered the input given by stakeholders both internal and external stakeholders. Internal stakeholders consist of academic staffs/lectures and students, whereas external stakeholders consist of The Association of Indonesian Dentistry Faculty (AFDOKGI), Indonesian Dental Collegium (KDGI), Indonesian Dental Association (PDGI), Medical Council (KKI), Ministry of Health Republic of Indonesia and health care industry as the users of the graduates.
The inputs are given by stakeholders about graduate profile based on the scientific analysis and development skill, market need analysis and decision maker. This process is based on the Presidential Decree Number 12 Year 2012 on Higher Education, Presidential Regulation Number 8 Year 2012 on Frameworks of Indonesian Qualifications Framework (KKNI), Act Republic of Indonesia Number 20 Year 2013 on medical education, Ministry of Higher Education and Technology Regulation Number 44 Year 2015 on National Standard for Higher Education (SNPT), Indonesian Medical Council Regulation (KKI) Number 40 Year 2015 on Standard Competence of Indonesian Dentist (SKDGI), and Guidelines for Dentistry Education (PPDG) Year 2016. The scheme of LOs Dental Medicine can be accessed in appendix 1.
C.1. Dental Medicine
The graduates of Dental Medicine Programme (Undergraduate and Profession Programme) are expected to play roles as following: dental care provider, decision maker, communicator, community leader, manager, researcher, creator and innovator (appendix 1).
Curriculum of the programmes has undergone several reviews. These reviews are conducted to ensure the compliance and relevance to the development of science, regulation of the university and Professional associations, suggestion from alumni and stakeholders, and job market requirement (Figure 1).
The structure of the curriculum has been designed and aligned with the ELOs. For example in the case of Dental Medicine programme (appendix 1) the content and curriculum structure are aligned with the ELOs. To achieve ELO 8, which is to be able to implement management functions in having practical course, requires the mastery of ELO 1, 2 and 3 which means, the activities are not only a lecture but also involved a hybrid PBL. Meanwhile, to achieve ELO 5, 6, 7 and 8 performed on learning at the clinic by using patient as subject. Detail description of each course is available in Course Contract and Course Outline (Rencana Pembelajaran Semester/RPS).
1.3.1. Dental Medicine
Since 2014, Dental Medicine Programme has implemented the new curriculum with 184 course credits (7 semesters in Academic Programme and 4 semesters in Profession Programme) as mandated by Indonesian Medical Council (KKI), Regulation Number 40 Year 2015 on Standard Competence for Indonesian Dentist (SKDGI) and Ministry of Higher Education and Technology Regulation Number 44 Year 2015 on National Standards for Higher Education (SNPT). The academic activities carried out by FKG UNAIR are supported by information technology as learning infrastructure while the Profession Programme applies hospital-based practical method supported by Dental Hospital (RSGM) as learning facility.
In semester II, the students may attend the selection for International Dental Course (IDC) Programme with the criteria stated in academic document on joint degree programme. The programme is held at Hiroshima University, Japan where the students take several courses based on transfer credit and earning credit agreement.
Dental Profession Programme integrates ELO-1, ELO-2, ELO-4, ELO-5, ELO-6, ELO-7 and ELO-8 with the first to fourth level of Miller’s Pyramid of Competence (does). After finishing Profession Programme, the students must take National Competency Test for Profession Programme (UKMP2DG), which covers both theoretical test (CBT) and practical test (OSCE). The test (UKMP2DG) serves as exit exam. The average number of FKG students who successfully passed is 88%. On the other hand, the average of students who failed the test is 12%. Efforts were done to identify the causes of the failure causes as a basis for improvement system.
1.4. Admission Requirement
Student admission system at Airlangga University is developed and organised by Student Admission Centre called PPMB (http://ppmb.unair.ac.id). There are two types of selection which are at national level and university level. The national selection is classified into 2 categories, they are:
- SNMPTN (Seleksi Nasional Masuk Perguruan Tinggi Negeri); a committe of SNPMTN appointed by thegovernment invites outstanding students from all over Indonesia based on their academic and non-academic achievements during their high school study and their school accreditation status,
- SBMPTN (Seleksi Bersama Masuk Perguruan Tinggi Negeri), by which the prospective students mustpass the national written tests.
Other selection is at university level called Mandiri Selection. The university has set the quota for SNMPTN, SBMPTN, and Mandiri in percentage of 50%, 15%, and 35%, respectively.
Prospective students for Dental Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, and Aquaculture must be graduated from the National Education and Examination Unit of SMA/MA/SMK/MAK or equivalent no more than 2 years prior to the admission. Other requirements are having physical health and not having color blindness so as not to hinder the teaching and learning process.