what is dental hygiene care planning?
selections of duties to be performed by the patient, hygienist, and others to attain oral health
what are the objectives of dental hygiene care planning?
develope strategies, priorities, goals, intervetions, and expected outcomes for the pt
priorities are determined by condition, _______, and resources
patients are _______ participants in identifying priorities
goals are _______ related to the problem and represent anticipated achievement
each problem is accompanied by a _______
T/F: interventions are hygiene therapies, or pt ed activities that reduce, eliminate, or prevent the cause of the problem
T/F: an informed consent shows that the pt has been briefly explained the care plan.
determines the willingness of the pt to participate
- false! (thoroughly explained)
what is the definition of implementation?
- phase of the activation of care plan
- hygiene services are performed and instructions given
evaluation is the phase used to determine if the pt needs to be re-treated, referred, or placed on maintenance. T/F
the objectives of evaluation include: determining _______ intervals, _______ or modification of the care plan, assess _______ or lack toward goal, compare health status with _______ data.
T/F the maintenance phase includes "continuing care" or "supportive therapy". it may be schedule in intervals of 3, 4 or 6 weeks
T/F only some patients need to be placed on a maintenance program to prevent disease
false (all patients)
what do the five components of hygiene process of care serve as?
a foundation for clinical practice of the hygienist
what are the seven dh steps?
- I. preventative services
- II. assessment
- III. dh diagnosis
- IV. dh care planning
- V. implementation
- VI. evaluation
- VII. applications for the process of care
what are the three cultural considerations?
T/F ignoring culture can lead to positive health consequences and poor outcomes
false (negative consequences)
culture and language can influence:
- beliefs and behaviors
- perceptions of diseases and causes
- attitudes of pt toward health
what is the hallmark of the dental hygiene practice?
meeting each patient's individual oral care needs
what are the 7 core values in dental hygiene?
- societal trust
- justice and fairness
value development begins at an early age and is influenced by _______, ________, _______, factors
what serves as a foundation for professional virtues? (3)
- life experiences
- previous successes
the patient always comes _______
T/F dental hygienists are ethically, morally, and legally responsible to provide care for all patients with discrimination.
false (without discrimination)
lifelong learning, an ethical duty:
- optimal care
- learn new research
- evidence-based care
- ethical reasoning
- patients rights
what are the two ethical applications?
- ethical issue
- ethical dilemma
an ethical issue is more clearly defined than a dilemma
a solution is grounded in the governing practice act T/F
an ethical dilemma is a problem that involves one morally correct choice or action.
to resolve the problem, facts are gathered, principles, and theories are applied.
- public health: schools, health dept, sealants for smiles
- long term care facilities