SRJC Course Outlines

1/26/2021 4:39:27 AMDH 71E Course Outline as of Fall 2020

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DH 71ETitle:  CLINICAL CARE/THEORY 5  
Full Title:  Clinical Dental Hygiene Care and Theory 5
Last Reviewed:3/25/2019

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:  DH 84

Catalog Description:
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A seminar and clinical course designed to continue to expand and develop dental hygiene skills in preventive and maintenance therapy. Students will become proficient in provision of dental hygiene services by working with patients in the Santa Rosa Junior College Dental Hygiene clinic.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of DH 71D AND Concurrent Enrollment in DH 83 and DH 85


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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A seminar and clinical course designed to continue to expand and develop dental hygiene skills in preventive and maintenance therapy. Students will become proficient in provision of dental hygiene services by working with patients in the Santa Rosa Junior College Dental Hygiene clinic.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of DH 71D AND Concurrent Enrollment in DH 83 and DH 85
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:Spring 2001Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Demonstrate advanced dental hygiene clinical competency in: the management of medicolegal
    issues, synthesizing information, health promotion, formulation of a comprehensive dental
    hygiene care plan, and the evaluation of patient treatment in the provision of comprehensive
    dental hygiene care (competent level).
2.  Apply appropriate medical and dental precautions in patient treatment; determine proper
    precautionary procedures including consultation and referral) and apply those procedures
    during treatment (competent level).

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Students will be able to:
1.   Establish dental hygiene treatment/care plans through the use of advanced case studies.
2.   Perform appropriate advanced preventive procedures on a variety of patients.
3.   Demonstrate advanced instrumentation and techniques utilizing hand-powered and ultrasonic
      scaling devices.
4.   Perform advanced techniques used to detect and remove plaque, calculus, and altered
      cementum from unattached tooth surfaces using advanced instrumentation.
5.   Perform advanced dental hygiene skills: scaling and root planning, administration of local
      anesthesia, nitrous-oxide, the placement of occlusal sealants, fluoride therapy, and interpret
      images on a variety of patient classification.
6.   Perform dental hygiene services for patients at off site rotations.
7.   Demonstrate the adjunctive procedure soft tissue curettage.
8.   Demonstrate a continued high level of professional and ethical conduct with patients,
      students, faculty and staff.
9.   Demonstrate proficiency in the management of advanced patient care.
10. Demonstrate the ability to perform advanced patient care.

Topics and Scope
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I. Patient Care Services*
    A. Advanced clinical procedures
    B. Medicolegal documentation
    C. Patient treatment modalities
    D. Comprehensive dental hygiene care plan
    E. Patient treatment evaluation
    F. Patient precautionary procedures
II. Instrumentation for Periodontal Therapy*
     A. Advanced ultrasonic scaling
     B. Advanced scaling and root planning
     C. Advanced administration of local anesthesia/nitrous-oxide
III. Off Site Clinical Rotations*
IV. Case Presentations and National Board Review
V. Test Cases*
     A. Required patient types
     B. Required assessments, instruments, procedures
 
*Denotes topic and subtopics taught in both lecture and clinic

Assignments:
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Lecture
1. Reading assignments, 15-35 pages per week
2. Written case studies (8 - 12)
3. Quizzes (3 - 5)
4. Written final and midterm examination
5. Continuation of ePortfolio (from DH 71D)
6. Presentation of ePortfolio (ungraded)
 
Laboratory/Clinical
1. Written patient completion papers, patient competency paper, self-assessment journals (5 - 10)
2. Patient performance exams (7 - 10)
3. Patient care services (18 - 25 patients)
    A. One to three days of field work: off site clinical rotation
    B. SRJC dental hygiene clinic
4. Mock board experience

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 - 15%
ePortfolio project, written patient completion and competency papers, self-assessment journal
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 15%
Case studies
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
40 - 50%
Patient care services, oral case study presentation, patient performance examination, Mock board
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 50%
Quizzes, midterm, final examination
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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Darby and Walsh Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice. 5th ed. Bowen, Denise and Pieren, Jennifer. Elsevier. 2020
Lexicomp (online) for Dentistry. Wolters Kluwer. Clinical Drug Information, Inc. and its affiliates and/or licensors. 2019
Clinical Policy Manual - online
Instructor prepared materials

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