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Case Study Documentation I

DH 219W

Case Study Documentation I

DH 219W

Course Description

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.

Objectives:

  • 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.

Objectives:

  • 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.