PCC/ CCOG / DH

Course Content and Outcome Guide for DH 121

Course Number:
DH 121
Course Title:
Oral Health Education and Promotion
Credit Hours:
1
Lecture Hours:
10
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Familiarizes the student with selected teaching techniques having direct application to oral health education concepts.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Develop and present to a client an effective, personalized home care plan that is realistic and reflective of that individual

Outcome Assessment Strategies

1. On a mockup chart, design a personalized, realistic Home Care Treatment Plan for a designated patient and present to class.
2. Participate in role playing activities

3. Successfully complete a midterm exam.
4. Demonstrate basic toothbrushing, flossing methods on a typodont.
5. Demonstrate use of auxiliary aids on typodont.
6. Successfully complete 3 internet continuing education assignments

7.  Videotape a presentation of toothbrushing and flossing lessons to a classmate

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

The oral disease process, communication, diversity issues, health values, attitudes and beliefs, behavior modification.
COMPETENCIES:

1. Assess patient's individual needs, develop and deliver instruction and evaluate the effectiveness of an individually designed oral hygiene education plan

2. Describe a variety of behavior modification techniques specific to oral hygiene education.

3. Discuss general principles and models of health education and how they may be applied to the individual patient.

4. Demonstrate practical oral hygiene instruction.