SRJC Course Outlines

6/20/2024 1:23:17 AMDH 82 Course Outline as of Fall 2004

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DH 82Title:  ADV DEN HYG CARE  
Full Title:  Advanced Clinical Dental Hygiene Care
Last Reviewed:2/7/2022

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum7.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum7.00Lab Scheduled15.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled262.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total17.00 Contact Total297.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 367.50 

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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A one-semester clinical course designed to continue the development of dental hygiene skills in preventive therapy, oral prophylaxis, periodontal initial preparation and maintenance therapy. The educational focus is on the refinement of periodontal process skills in scaling and root planing, the application of advanced instrumentation principles, and early self-assessment skills. Techniques in the use and interpretation of radiographs, infection control, and office procedures will continue to be developed.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of DH 71C ( or DH 77)


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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A one-semester clinical course designed to continue the development of dental hygiene skills in preventive therapy, oral prophylaxis, periodontal initial preparation and maintenance therapy.  The educational focus is on the refinement of periodontal process skills in scaling and root planing, the application of advanced instrumentation principles, and early self- assessmesnt skills.  Techniques in the use and interpretation of radiographs, infection control, and office procedures will continue to be developed.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of DH 71C ( or DH 77)
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 2000Inactive:
 
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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At the end of the course the student will be able to:
1.  Identify medical and dental precautions in patient treatment;
   determine proper precautionary procedures (including consultation &
   referral) and apply those procedures during treatment.
2.  Apply current emergency procedures whenever necessary for the
   patient's well-being.
3.  Apply current accepted principles of infection control.
4.  Integrate and perform all aspects of dental hygiene care on a
   variety of patients at the SRJC dental hygiene clinic.  Care will
   include assessment procedures, recording (charting) of findings,
   dental hygiene treatment planning, preventive procedures,
   therapeutic procedures, adjunct therapies and follow up care
   (including patient re-evaluation & maintenance).
Specifically the student will be able to:
5.  Take and record patient medical, dental, and dental hygiene
   histories.
6.  Perform and record findings from extra and intraoral examinations.
7.  Conduct and perform accurate periodontal & restorative examinations.
8.  Apply the intraoral camera technique for patient education
9.  Interpret radiographs in recognizing normal and abnormal
   conditions of the oral cavity.
10. Request consultations for further medical or dental clarification
   when indicated.
11. Establish dental hygiene treatment/care plans through case studies
12. Assess patient's needs for pain control procedures, administer such
   procedures and identify and manage complications which may occur.
13. Perform appropriate preventive procedures on a variety of patients.
14. Determine, select and use the proper armamentarium used in oral
   prophylaxis procedures, initial periodontal preparation, and
   periodontal maintenance therapy on patients.
15. Demonstrate an ability to perform instrumentation procedures
   ultrasonic scaling devices.
16. Detect and remove plaque, calculus, and altered cementum from
   unattached tooth surfaces.
17. Perform the following skills: scaling and root planing gingival
   curettage, administration of local anesthesia, margination
   procedures, the placement of occlusal sealants, fluoride therapy,
   expose and interpret radiographs, finish and polish restorations.
18. Perform dental hygiene services for patients at extramural dental
   clinics.
19. Demonstrate a high level of professional and ethical conduct with
   patients, students, faculty and staff.
20. Demonstrate a high level of proficiency in the management of patient
   care.

Topics and Scope
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Daily clinical performance on patients at the SRJC dental hygiene clinic.
Seminar topics:
A.  Restoration finishing and polishing
B.  Use of intraoral camera
C.  Advanced principles of periodontal exploring
D.  Periodontal Dressings
E.  Sutures (placement and removal)
F.  Ultrasonic scaling devices
G.  Computer technology in dentistry
H.  Case presentations

Assignments:
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Instrumentation proficiency
Dental Hygiene Process Observation
Practice Plaque Control Device Techniques
Practice the DH Process
Completion of DH client care requirements

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%
Reading reports, Clinic 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
10 - 80%
Class performances, Field work, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
5 - 40%
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 - 25%
Professionalism. See file for criteria used to evaluate.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Dental Hygiene Theory & Practice. Darby. M. and Walsh, M. WB Saunders,
   Philadelphia, 1996
Periodontal Instrumentation, Pattison, A. and Pattison, G., Norwalk:
   Appleton and Lange, 1992
Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist 7th Ed.. Wilkins, E.M., Malvern:
   Williams & Wilkins, 1990
SUPPLEMENTARY TEXT:  Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office, 4th Ed.,
   St. Louis, CV Mosby, 1993

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