Job requirements compared to dental school education: impact of a case-based learning curriculum

Philip L. Keeve, Ute Gerhards, Wolfgang A. Arnold, Stefan Zimmer & Axel Zöllner
Introduction: Case-based learning (CBL) is suggested as a key educational method of knowledge acquisition to improve dental education. The purpose of this study was to assess graduates from a patient-oriented, case-based learning (CBL)-based curriculum as regards to key competencies required at their professional activity. Methods: 407 graduates from a patient-oriented, case-based learning (CBL) dental curriculum who graduated between 1990 and 2006 were eligible for this study. 404 graduates were contacted between 2007 and 2008 to...