Student Workbook for Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist

Student Workbook for Clinical Practice of 9781608317295
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Publication Date: Jan 19, 2012
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Edition: Third
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Description

Designed to accompany the Eleventh Edition of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins’ cornerstone textbook Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist, this workbook reinforces all the important dental hygiene concepts that you are learning. Moreover, it provides plenty of opportunities to put these concepts into practice. You’ll gain a solid command of all the assessment, planning, treatment, communication, and documentation skills needed to succeed as a dental hygienist.

Each section of the workbook lists the American Dental Education Association competencies it covers. Each chapter and the summary exercises for each section contain an assortment of the following engaging skill builders:
  • Knowledge Exercises ask you to define key terms, concepts, and principles, and to answer questions based on information presented in the text to ensure mastery of basic principles.
  • Crossword Puzzles and Word Searches are fun ways to reinforce terminology.
  • Competency Questions help you bridge learning into practice by encouraging you to apply your knowledge to analyze assessment data, create care plans, and document patient care.
  • Discovery Activities ask you to enhance the basic knowledge you have gained through study of the textbook by finding and analyzing professional sources of current, evidence-based information.
  • Questions Patients Ask require you to reflect on the use of evidence-based decision-making skills to address patient concerns.
  • Everyday Ethics activities challenge you to resolve real ethical dilemmas faced by practicing dental hygienists.
  • Factors To Teach the Patient help you develop conversations with patients, using motivational interviewing techniques and patient-appropriate language.
  • For Your Portfolio suggestions encourage you to reflect on your growth as a dental hygiene professional by developing a portfolio that highlights your talents, special skills, and competencies; this will come in handy for employment interviews or graduate education applications.

By successfully completing the exercises in this student workbook, you’ll feel confident in your ability to manage the broad range of issues that arise in dental hygiene practice.

Designed to accompany Wilkins' Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist, this workbook helps the student review and assess their understanding of the concepts and skills presented in the text. The workbook contains a variety of exercise types to engage and motivate the student.

Features

--The section introductions include learning objectives and indicate how workbook content maps to the ADEA Competencies
--Offers a variety of question types to keep the user engaged, including Knowledge Exercises, Competency Exercises, Discovery Exercises, Questions Patients Ask, Everyday Ethics, Factors To Teach The Patient, For Your Portfolio; includes a crossword puzzle or word search with many chapters. Descriptions of the various question types are as follows:
----Knowledge Exercises in each chapter will help target important information and help master the introductory material provided in the textbook 
----Competency Exercises found in each chapter and Section Summary ask students to use critical thinking skills to apply basic knowledge to clinical situations, analyze patient assessment data, or document patient care activities
----Discovery Exercises found in some of the chapters and Section Summary direct students to find and analyze current information about a topic introduced in the textbook
----Questions Patients Ask encourage students to practice evidence-based decision making skills by thinking about ways they can look beyond the textbook and information provided to address specific patient concerns
----Everyday Ethics challenge students to apply ethical principles using real-life ethical situations faced by practicing dental hygienists
----Factors to Teach the Patient cases ask students to outline a conversation to teach their patient using patient-appropriate language and knowledge gained from the textbook
----For Your Portfolio suggestions in each Section Summary is a collection of student work and reflection
--Section summaries synthesize what was learned in each section. The section summaries include some of the above question types in addition to questions based on a patient assessment summary; in addition, each section summary includes either a word search or a crossword puzzle
--Offers a variety of question formats, such as short answer, fill-in-the-blank, and matching
--Incorporates critical thinking activities to ensure students are fully prepared for dental hygiene practice
--Provides a comprehensive review of the textbook; organization of workbook correlates to organization of textbook
 
 

About the Author(s)

  • Charlotte J Wyche RDH, MS
  • Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine, University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Specs

  • Edition: Third
  • Product Format: Softbound
  • ISBN: 9781608317295
  • Trim Size: 8.375 x 10.875
  • Pages: 496
  • Pub Date: Jan 19, 2012
  • Weight: 2.0

Table of contents

SECTION I                              ORIENTATION TO CLINICAL DENTAL HYGIENE PRACTICE
Introduction                           
1      The Professional Dental Hygienist
2      Evidence-Based Dental Hygiene Practice
3      Effective Health Communication
Section Summary Exercises

SECTION II                            PREPARATION FOR DENTAL HYGIENE PRACTICE
                        
4      Infection Control: Transmissible Diseases
5      Exposure Control: Barriers for Patient and Clinician
6      Infection Control: Clinical Procedures
7
      Patient Reception and Ergonomic Practice
8     Introduction to Documentation
Section Summary Exercises

SECTION III                           ASSESSMENT
                        
9      Personal, Dental, and Medical Histories
10    Vital Signs
11    Extraoral and Intraoral Examination
12  Dental Radiographic Imaging
13    Study Casts
14    The Periodontium
15    Examination Instruments and Procedures
16    Periodontal Diseases
17    The Teeth
18    The Occlusion
19    Dental Biofilm and Other Soft Deposits
20    Calculus
21    Dental Stains and Discolorations
22    Indices and Scoring Methods
Section Summary Exercises
 
SECTION IV                           DENTAL HYGIENE DIAGNOSIS AND CARE PLANNING
                     
23    Planning for Dental Hygiene Care
24    The Dental Hygiene Care Plan
Section Summary Exercises
 
SECTION V                            IMPLEMENTATION: PREVENTION
                  
25    Patient Learning for Health Behavioral Changes
26    Protocols for Prevention of Oral Diseases
27    Oral Infection Control: Toothbrushes and Toothbrushing
28    Interdental Care and Irrigation
29    Dentifrices and Mouthrinses
30    The Patient with Orthodontic Appliances
31    Care of Dental Prostheses
32    The Patient with Dental Implants
33    The Patient Who Uses Tobacco
34    Diet and Dietary Analysis
35    Fluorides
36    Sealants
Section Summary Exercises
 
SECTION VI                           IMPLEMENTATION: TREATMENT
                   
37    Anxiety and Pain Control
38    Instruments and Principles for Instrumentation
39    Nonsurgical Periodontal Instrumentation
40    Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy: Supplementary Care Procedures
41    Acute Periodontal Conditions
42    Sutures and Dressings
43    Dentin Hypersensitivity
44    Extrinsic Stain Removal
45    Tooth Whitening
Section Summary Exercises
 
SECTION VII                         EVALUATION
                   
46    Principles of Evaluation
47    Maintenance
Section Summary Exercises
 
SECTION VIII                        PATIENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
                     
48    The Pregnant Patient
49    Pediatric Oral Health Care: Infancy Through Age 5
50    The Patient with a Cleft Lip and/or Palate
51    The Patient with an Endocrine Disorder or Hormonal Change
52    The Older Adult Patient
53    The Edentulous Patient
54    The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Patient
55    The Patient with Cancer
56    The Patient with a Disability
57    The Patient Who is Homebound
58    The Patient with a Physical Impairment
59    The Patient with a Sensory Impairment
60    The Patient with a Developmental or Behavioral Disorder
61    Family Abuse and Neglect
62    The Patient with a Seizure Disorder
63    The Patient with a Psychiatric Disorder
64    The Patient with a Substance-Related Disorder
65    The Patient with a Respiratory Disease
66    The Patient with a Cardiovascular Disease
67    The Patient with a Blood Disorder
68    The Patient with Diabetes Mellitus
69    Emergency Care
Section Summary Exercises
 
Appx. A   ADEA Competencies for Entry into the Profession of Dental Hygiene
Appx. B   Guidelines for Conversation During Patient-Education Instructions
Appx. C   Patient-Specific Dental Hygiene Care Plan
Appx. D   Patient-Specific Dental Hygiene Care Plans and Patient Assessment Summaries