Case Study Documentation IDH 219W
Prerequisites: Prerequisites: DH 124B, DH 130, DH 131, DH 135, LWA 206B each with a "C" (2.
0) minimum grade. Corequisites: DH 210, DH 213, DH 214, DH 215, DH 216. Provides an opportunity to identify the steps and begin using the process of case documentation for dental patients' conditions and treatment. (7.5-0)
Outcomes and Objectives
Examine how case development and documentation may be used by a hygienist.
- Define case study.
- Analyze the purpose, the intended audience, and the expected outcomes or goals on a given case.
- Identify the components that can be developed and documented on a given case.
- Critique former case study research reports.
Demonstrate the ability to develop a case presentation to present to peers and Dental Hygiene faculty in oral presentation and written reports.
- Obtain, review and update medical and dental histories.
- Recognize health conditions and medications that impact overall patient care.
- Select, obtain, and interpret diagnostic information recognizing it advantages and limitations.
- Recognize predisposing and etiologic risk facts that require intervention to treat and prevent disease.
- Use assessment finding, etiologic factors and clinical data to determine a hygiene diagnosis.
- Establish a collaborative relationship with the patient in the planned care.
- Identify patient needs and significant findings that impact the delivery of hygiene services.
- Establish a planned sequence of care.
- Implement dental hygiene interventions.
- Analyze the outcomes of hygiene interventions using indices, instruments, examination techniques and patient self-report.
- Evaluate the patient's satisfaction with the oral healthcare received and the oral healthcare status achieved.
- Plan and provide subsequent treatment or referrals based on evaluation findings.
- Develop and maintain a health maintenance program.