Specialization in Orthodontics
To train specialists in orthodontics, with a critical and innovative thinking that will enable the development of their general and specific skills to identify, prevent, diagnose and treat normal and abnormal processes of cranio-cervico-facial growth and development through the life cycle. This is to be done from the biological, Social, Cultural and Economic Development point of view to help solve the needs of people locally, regionally and nationally.
To train specialists in Orthodontics with:
- High humane quality, oriented with principles of autonomy, tolerance, solidarity and honesty; high scientific and research quality at the different prevention levels of cranio-cervico-facial growth and development processes through the life cycle, recognizing the patient as a whole from the biological, social, cultural and aesthetic dimensions within local, regional, and national contexts.
- Ability to participate in multi and interprofessional groups.
- Management capacity that enables them to manage their professional performance.
- Ability to communicate, enabling them to interact through teaching with undergraduate and graduate students, as well as with academic peers and patients.
- Ability to design, implement and support research projects in the area of craniofacial growth and development.
Specialist in Orthodontics can perform:
- In a private practice.
- In consultation with public and private institutions that can provide this service.
- In development projects that seek the promotion and involvement of craniofacial issues at a community-level.
- As a university professor at an undergraduate and graduate level.
- As a participant in the interprofessional clinical instances where the assistance of Specialists in Orthodontics is needed at a legal, union or institutional level.
Specialist with deep ethical reflection, strong interdisciplinary structure, adequacy in the ability to transmit their knowledge and trained in aspects related to malocclusion caused by dento-maxillo-facial abnormalities. They will be able to skillfully prevent, diagnose, intercept, treat and maintain the results of dento-maxillo-facial anomalies in private or institutional practices and in accordance with the country's reality. In addition, they will be able to start teaching practice if desired.
The specialist in Orthodontics from the UAM will have the right skills to be, do and learn in following aspects.
- Assistance: the care of the patient in order to evaluate him in a comprehensive way, enabling diagnosis, prevention and treatment in a process of normal and abnormal craniofacial growth and development involving the dental system, the musculoskeletal and nervous system, and occlusion defined as mandibular biodynamics, temporomandibular disorders and craniofacial syndromes at different stages of the life cycle. All these procedures must be carried out with high ethical and scientific quality to be able to develop cutting-edge research processes as well as to develop teaching programs and projection.
- To diagnose anomalies of the dentition, facial structures and conditions of stomatognathic system functionality in the individual.
- To detect deviations of the dentition development, facial growth and the presence of abnormality in the function of the stomatognathic system.
- To formulate treatment plans and predict their evolution.
- To assess the psychological aspect of the patient and the relevant aspects of orthodontics.
- To run simple and complex treatment according to the needs of the patient.
- To lead and participate in interdisciplinary teams to evaluate and propose treatment for those patients whose health conditions demand it.
- To develop their professional practice with high ethical standards and quality.
- Administrative: to develop attitudes and skills necessary to implement cost control mechanisms, special care programs and implementation of appropriate quality standards in the functions relevant to the specialty.
- Teaching: to acquire and innovate the tools necessary for the construction, deconstruction and reconstruction of knowledge in their area of training and scope, enabling them to interact through teaching with undergraduate students, graduate students and academic peers.
- Research: To develop and implement quantitative or qualitative research proposals according to needs.
- To present orally and in written research reports, using the scientific method.
|Growth and development I||1|
|In-depth seminar I||2|
|II||Growth and development II||1|
|In-depth seminar II||2|
|Photography and Radiology||1|
|III||Early treatment clinic||1|
|Clinics A I||3|
|Clinics B I||3|
|Clinics C I||3|
|In-depth seminar III||2|
|Committee Cases Presentation (CCP) I||1|
|IV||Early treatment clinics II||1|
|Clinics A II||3|
|Clinics B II||3|
|Clinics C II||3|
|In-depth seminar IV||2|
|Committee Cases Presentation (CCP) II||1|
|V||Early treatment clinics III||1|
|Clinical Instances I||1|
|Clinics A III||3|
|Clinics B III||3|
|Clinics C III||3|
|In-depth seminar V||2|
|Committee Cases Advance I||1|
|Institutional elective I||2|
|VI||Early treatment clinics VI||1|
|Clinics meeting I||1|
|Clinics A IV||3|
|Clinics B IV||3|
|Clinics C IV||3|
|In-depth seminar VI||2|
|Committee Cases Advance II||1|
|PROFESSOR OR ADMINISTRATOR||POSITION||ACADEMIC UNIT||TRAINING LEVEL|
|Carlos Eduardo Castaño Molina||Professor||Basic Sciences Department||MA|
|Jorge Eduardo Duque Parra||Professor||Basic Sciences Department||PhD|
|Dora Cardona Rivas||Professor||Basic Sciences Department||MA|
|Mary Orrego Cardozo||Professor||Basic Sciences Department||PhD|
|Ángela María de la Roche Cadavid||Professor||Human Movement Department||Specialization|
|Olga Patricia López Soto||Professor||Oral Health Department||Specialization|
|Paula Tatiana Chacón Arboleda||Professor||Oral Health Department||Specialization|
|César Munar Aguirre||Professor||Oral Health Department||Specialization|
|Juan Pablo Gómez Arango||Professor||Oral Health Department||Specialization|
|Jorge Eduardo Becerra Rodríguez||Professor||Oral Health Department||Specialization|
|Hugo Moya Suárez||Professor||Oral Health Department||Specialization|
|Ramiro Mejía Sanín||Professor||Oral Health Department||Specialization|
|Juan Carlos Ramírez Hernández||Professor||Oral Health Department||Specialization|
|Óscar Alonso Restrepo Jaramillo||Professor||Oral Health Department||Specialization|
|Patricia Vásquez Arango||Professor||Oral Health Department||Specialization|
|Beatriz Amelia Chaves Echeverri||Professor||Oral Health Department||Specialization|
|Juliana Arbeláez Ramírez||Professor||Oral Health Department||Specialization|
|Andrés Giraldo Mejía||Coordinator / Professor||Oral Health Department||Specialization|
|Jackeline Mulett Vásquez||Coordinator / Professor||Oral Health Department||Specialization|
Note: The Autonoma University of Manizales reserves the right to replace one or more of the professors mentioned.
Dr. Gabriel Cadena Gómez PhD in Phytopathology. Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN., U.S.A.- Master of Phytopathology. Graduate Studies Program in Agricultural Sciences -ICA - U.N. (PEG). Bogotá. Agronomist Engineer of The Pedagogical and Technological University of Colombia (UPTC). Faculty of Agronomy. Tunja.
Andrés Giraldo Mejia Orthodontist
Tel: +576 - 875 6179
Jackeline Mulett Vásquez Orthodontist
Tel: +576 - 886 0854
- Photocopy of ID card enlarged by 150 %, blood type classification (if not in the ID card).
- Photocopy of degree certificate or professional qualification.
- Current health insurance card or a valid certificate of adhesion to a social security system.
- Photocopy of military service ID card enlarged by150% (where appropriate).
- 2 ID-size photographs (on a blue background).
- Receipt of payment.
- The necessary degree or diploma according to the demands of each program.
- Curriculum vitae.
- Knowledge assessment where deemed appropriate by the Autonoma University of Manizales.
- For doctoral programs, proficiency in English reading comprehension.
- Specific requirements outlined by each program as approved by the Academic Council.
ADDITIONAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ADMISSION OF NATIONAL AND FOREIGN STUDENTS WITH AN UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE OBTAINED ABROAD
- Copy of passport for students without a Colombian ID card.
- Spanish translation by an official translator of documents submitted in another language.
- Certificates and diplomas must have the Apostille stamp issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country of origin or by the body in charge of this process, according to the Hague Convention. In the case of countries that do not belong to the Hague Convention, certificates and diplomas must be authenticated or bear the seal of the consul of Colombia in the country of origin, and be countersigned by the Colombian Foreign Ministry.
- Student visa or a valid document for the corresponding academic period or a valid immigration card/resident card/ green card issued by the Colombian Administrative Department of Security (DAS) or the entity in charge of this process.
- Certificate of Compulsory Health Insurance in Colombia or health insurance certificate from the country of origin.
Note: graduate requirements approved by the Board of Governors according to the Graduate study programs regulations (agreed on 5 September 07, 2010).
Modality: On campus
Duration: 103 credits (3 years approx.)
Schedule: Monday to Friday (full availability)
Inscription Cost: $218.300 COP
Whole Registration Cost: $67.678.600 COP
UAM Graduates Registration Cost: $65.648.250 COP
Graduates Association Registration Cost: $63.615.900 COP