Alumni self-perception of competence at time of dental school graduation.

@article{Holmes1997AlumniSO,
  title={Alumni self-perception of competence at time of dental school graduation.},
  author={David C Holmes and Ana M Diaz-Arnold and Vincent P. Williams},
  journal={Journal of dental education},
  year={1997},
  volume={61 6},
  pages={465-72}
}
A survey instrument was administered to recent alumni to evaluate self-perceived competency in twenty-one selected areas at the time of graduation. The questionnaire was completed by 439 (62.8 percent) alumni who graduated between the years 1985 and 1994, inclusive. Graduates generally felt most competent in their ability to treat dental caries and its sequelae and least competent in their ability to recognize myofascial pain and temporomandibular joint disorders. Very little association was… CONTINUE READING