Program Learning Outcomes - Riyadh Elm University

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Knowledge and Understanding

K1 Identify the principles of oral health, its disease development, prevention, and treatment.

K2 Demonstrate basic research skills in the field of oral science.

K3 Advocate health promotions and disease prevention to serve the community.

K4 Integrate basic, biomedical, and behavioral sciences in the practice of oral care.


S1 Develop decision making and problem-solving skills in health care.

S2 Evaluate the patient’s oral and medical status and request the needed diagnostic investigations.

S3 Analyze and interpret the findings of various investigations to reach an appropriate diagnosis.

S4 Construct a plan of care for both the prevention and treatment of diseases considering the patient’s needs.

S5 Judge and integrate scientific research outcomes with clinical expertise and patient values towards evidence-based practice.

S6 Demonstrate competence in performing procedures in all aspects of general dentistry.

S7 Perform procedures safely and prevent iatrogenic injuries.

S8 Use health informatics in oral care effectively.

S9 Communicate effectively both orally and in writing with patients, their families, colleagues, and other health professionals.

Values, Autonomy and Responsibility

V1 Demonstrate the capacity for self, peer – assessment, accountability, and lifelong learning.

V2 Apply appropriate professional, ethical, and legal standards in providing patient-centered care following health care rules and regulations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

V3 Participate constructively in a team and demonstrate a practice of leadership when appropriate.

  1. Possessor of good manual dexterity.
  2. Able to communicate effectively with patients and colleagues.
  3. Life–long learner.
  4. Compassionate and honest.
  5. Clinical problem solver.
  6. Knowledgeable in the subject and new technologies.
  7. Passionate to educate patients and get them involved in the treatment plan.
Key Performance IndicatorActual Performance AY-2022-2023
Students’ evaluation of quality of learning experience in the programs4.2/5
Students’ evaluation of the quality of the courses4.4/5
First-year students retention rate93%
Students’ performance in the professional and/or national examinations80%
Graduates’ enrolment in postgraduate programs10%
Employers’ evaluation of the program graduate’s proficiency4.3/5
Ratio of students to teaching staff5.7:1
Percentage of publications of faculty members53%
Rate of published research per faculty member1.2:1
Citations rate in refereed journals per faculty member21.5:1