SRJC Course Outlines

4/16/2024 6:14:54 AMDH 72 Course Outline as of Fall 1999

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DH 72Title:  ORAL HEALTH EDUCATION  
Full Title:  Oral Health Education
Last Reviewed:2/7/2022

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled017 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total35.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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This course is designed to introduce oral hygiene care education theory and practice. The primary focus will be on educational techniques that can be utilized to assist individuals and groups in becoming integrally involved as well as making informed decisions with regard to oral health promotion and disease prevention. Personal mechanical removal of bacterial plaque through use of toothbrushes and oral physiotherapy aids is emphasized.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of DH 70 and Course Completion of DH 71A ( or DH 71) and Concurrent Enrollment in DH 71B


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course is designed to introduce oral hygiene care education, theory and practice.  The primary focus will be on educational techniques that can be utilized to assist individuals and groups in becoming integrally involved, as well as making informed decisions with regard to oral health promotion and disease prevention.  Personal mechanical removal of bacterial plaque through use of toothbrushes and oral physiotherapy aids is emphasized.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of DH 70 and Course Completion of DH 71A ( or DH 71) and Concurrent Enrollment in DH 71B
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1998Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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A.  Describe ways in which a client's beliefs, attitudes and
   values can affect his or her oral health behavior.
B.  Demonstrate techniques for planning, implementation and
   evaluating client's oral health education programs in selected
   case studies. This includes:
   1.  assessment of client's oral health needs
   2.  setting of appropriate goals and objectives
   3.  selection of appropriate preventive measures
   4.  selection of appropriate client education materials, and methods
     and strategies for communication.
   5.  implementation of oral health care program
   6.  documentation of client/hygienist interaction to
       facilitate evaluation of client performance at future
       appointments.
C.  Describe the oral disease process by identifying the
   factors involved in the etiology of dental caries and
   inflammatory periodontal disease and the ways in which these
   factors interact.
D.  Describe the role of fluoride in the prevention of dental
   caries by listing the principal methods of receiving fluoride
   protection and at least one advantage and one disadvantage of
   each method relative to other available methods.
E.  Discuss the role of diet and nutrition in the prevention of
   dental caries and periodontal disease.
F.  Conduct a complete diet counseling experience for a client
   using the procedures and strategies discussed in class and in
   the readings.
G.  Discuss how the dental hygiene care provider can assist
   clients with disease prevention and oral health promotion at
   various life span stages.
H.  Explain the Bass, Stillman's and Charters' manual
   toothbrushing techniques, and advantages and disadvantages of each
   method.
I.  Explain the advantages of various power toothbrushes and
   indications for their use.
J.  Discuss appropriate use and indications of interdental
   plaque control devices.
K.  Describe the methods for evaluation of personal mechanical
   oral hygiene practices.

Topics and Scope
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A.  Health Beliefs, Attitudes, and Values
B.  Principles of Learning and Motivation
C.  Interviewing and Assessing Clients' Needs
   1.  Creating an Environment for Client Education
   2.  Individualizing Client Education (life span stages)
D.  Client Education Methods and Materials
   1.  Chairside Instructional Techniques and AV Materials
   2.  Personal Mechanical Oral Hygiene Practices
       a.  manual toothbrushes - types, techniques and indications
       b.  power toothbrushes - types, techniques and indications
       c.  interdental plaque control devices - types, techniques and
           indications
E.  Diet Counseling Methods
   1.  Maslow's Hierarchy
   2.  Transactional Analysis
   3.  Learning Ladder
F.  Etiology and Prevention of Dental Caries
   1.  Early theories
   2.  Current Concepts
   3.  Microflora
G.  Fluoride and Dental Caries
   1.  Histology of Enamel
   2.  History of Fluorides
   3.  Mechanism of Fluoride Uptake
H.  Systemic Fluorides and Multiple Fluoride Therapy
   1.  Topical fluoride
   2.  Fluoride rinses, Dentifrice's, etc.
I.  Diet, Nutrition, and Dental Caries
   1.  What Food Factors Promote Dental Caries?
   2.  What is an Adequate Diet?
   3.  Functions of Foods, Food Habits and Vitamins

Assignments:
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Preparation of a Presentation Manual
Preparation of a Dietary Analysis

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
5 - 35%
Written homework, Reading reports
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 40%
Homework problems, Quizzes, Exams, Skills
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
5 - 25%
Class performances, Field work, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 80%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion, Fill in
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 40%
Professionalism: Criteria used to evaluate on file.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice. Darby, M. and  Walsh, M.,
W.B.Saunders, 1996.
Primary Preventive Dentistry, 3rd Edition, Norwalk, Ct: Applegate
and Lange, 1991.
Supplementary Text:
Dental Health Education Theory and Practice. DeBiase, C., Philadelphia,
PA: Lea & Febiger, 1991.

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