SRJC Course Outlines

5/13/2021 12:33:22 PMCHW 156 Course Outline as of Fall 2020

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CHW 156Title:  DENTAL HEALTH PROMOTION  
Full Title:  Dental Health Promotion
Last Reviewed:2/26/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled04 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.00 Contact Total17.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 52.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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Community health workers and others serving vulnerable populations will benefit from the acquisition of knowledge and skills to assist families and individuals in preventing dental disease, accessing dental services and developing individual health promotion plans. This course is aimed primarily at SRJC students enrolled in the Community Health Worker (CHW) program as an elective to complete the certificate program, and members of the community who are employed as health promotors, community health workers or care coordinators.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Community health workers and others serving vulnerable populations will benefit from the acquisition of knowledge and skills to assist families and individuals in preventing dental disease, accessing dental services and developing individual health promotion plans. This course is aimed primarily at SRJC students enrolled in the Community Health Worker (CHW) program as an elective to complete the certificate program, and members of the community who are employed as health promotors, community health workers or care coordinators.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
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:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Identify pediatric and adult oral anatomy and disease physiology, prevention and treatment.
2. Describe and demonstrate effective delivery of age-appropriate patient education topics.
3. Demonstrate effective patient counseling skills including motivational interviewing,
    strength-based health behavior planning and conflict resolution.
4. Explain the role of the Community Dental Health Worker and key tasks in dental disease
    prevention, outreach, education, disease management and referrals.
5. Describe Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Community Health Worker Code of Ethics
   and Mandated Reporter law.

Topics and Scope
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I. Dental Disease-Prevention And Management
    A. Dental health - anatomy, physiology, disease prevention, diagnosis, caries risk assessment
    B. Patient education topics - prevention, diagnosis, treatment, hygiene techniques,
         age-appropriate interventions, referrals
II. Patient Counseling For Families Of Pediatric Dental Patients
    A. Community Health Worker Code of Ethics
    B. Mandated Reporting Law
    C. Cultural competency
    D. Chronic disease management
    E. Behavior counseling
    F. Motivational interviewing
    G. Conflict resolution
    H. Developmental milestones related to dental hygiene and behavior
    I. Home visits
III. Administrative
    A. Sonoma County Dental Health Systems
    B. Dental Insurance for vulnerable populations - eligibility and benefits for pediatric patients
    C. HIPAA requirements
    D. Electronic dental records
    E. Supervision and support

Assignments:
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1. Write a dental health education plan for each of the following patients, minimum 250 words
    for each plan.
    A. parent of toddler with incipient caries
    B. 25 year old who smokes tobacco
     C. 62 year old with diabetes II
2. Based on a scenario presented in class, develop a  detailed behavior change plan to address a
    patient's self-selected goals.  Include goals, timeline and follow-up activities (minimum 750
    words)
3. In small groups perform 2-3 role-plays to demonstrate motivational interviewing skills in
    response to instructor-written scenarios
4. Final exam

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
15 - 25%
Write a dental/oral health education plan
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
15 - 25%
Develop a behavior change plan, with goals and timeline
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
15 - 25%
Participate in in-class role play demonstrating motivational interviewing skills
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
35 - 45%
Final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Dental Anatomy Coloring Book. 3rd ed. Fehrenbach, Margaret. Saunders. 2018

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