May 17, 2022  
2020-2021 Course Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DHY 302 - Clinical Dental Hygiene IV

Credits: 5
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 15
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Open
See DHY 301 .
Prerequisite: DHY 292 , DHY 291 .
Corequisite: DHY 301  
Competencies
  1. Apply previous practicum competencies.
    1. Review previous competencies.
    2. Demonstrate previous practicum competencies with independence, efficiency, and confidence.
    3. Establish increasing proficiency within prescribed error margins
  2.  Demonstrate actions in accordance with standards of personal and professional accountability
    1. Act personally accountable in clinical environment
    2. Demonstrate professional accountability in a clinical environment
  3.  Implement safe, effective, non-traumatic clinical dental hygiene techniques in order to achieve and/or maintain the patient’s optimal oral health
    1. Detect and remove supragingival deposits for all Deposit Classifications
    2. Detect and remove all subgingival deposits for Deposit Classifications II and III
    3. Detect and remove most subgingival deposits for Deposit Classifications IV and V
  4. Demonstrate execution of and use of dental impressions
    1. Take dental impressions
    2. Make study models for clients with appropriate needs
  5.  Integrate basic science knowledge with pertinent patient data for education and treatment
    1. Render individualized comprehensive patient education
    2. Render individualized comprehensive patient education treatment
  6.  Communicate professionally in a clinical environment
    1. Discuss with other health professionals when providing patient care
    2. Obtain patient consent
  7.  Analyze current research in preventive and treatment modalities
    1. Apply current research to preventive modalities
    2. Apply current research to treatment modalities.
  8. Interpret  the required paperwork process for Clinical Boards.
    1. Select  the order and context that each piece is utilized in the testing situation according to the CRDTS manual
    2. Practice filing out the required paper work in a classroom environment.
  9. Evaluate the criteria necessary for candidate selection for Clinical Boards.
    1. Demonstrate the ability to correctly identify a qualifying candidate.
    2. Utilize the CRDTS manual criteria to screen potential candidates.
  10. Execute a live simulation of the Clinical Board Examination.
    1. Select qualifying candidates.
    2. Coordinate scheduling, attendance, and completion of  patient services
    3. Determine readiness for participating in Clinical Boards based on the results of the CRDTS scoring system of the mock candidate.

Competencies Revised Date: 2020



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