Welcome to Regency Dental Hygiene Academy - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Loading...

PPT – Welcome to Regency Dental Hygiene Academy PowerPoint presentation | free to download - id: 7bf6b-ZTg3M



Loading


The Adobe Flash plugin is needed to view this content

Get the plugin now

View by Category
About This Presentation
Title:

Welcome to Regency Dental Hygiene Academy

Description:

Dean of Dentistry at the University of Toronto. Articles and ... Oral Embryology and Histology. Pharmacology. Prevention and Nutrition I. Professionalism I ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:857
Avg rating:3.0/5.0
Slides: 41
Provided by: kathr73
Learn more at: http://www.thebiosa.org
Category:

less

Write a Comment
User Comments (0)
Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: Welcome to Regency Dental Hygiene Academy


1
Welcome to RegencyDental Hygiene Academy
2
Leadership Team
  • Roxanne Bartel
  • President and CEO
  • May Diakoloukas
  • Program Director
  • Kathryn Phillips
  • Communications Director
  • Havovi Mehta
  • Office Manager/Admissions Coordinator

3
  • Founder/Advisor
  • Dr. Malcolm Yasny - 2004
  • Orthodontist
  • Dean of Dentistry at the University of Toronto
  • Articles and journals

4
  • Regency Why Us?
  • Our Vision
  • Our Approach
  • Our Accreditation

5
What is a RDH?Registered Dental Hygienist RDH
  • Registered health care professional
  • Focus on techniques in oral hygiene
  • Preventative care dealing with pre-natal to
    elderly long term health care
  • New Legislation

6
What is a RDH? (continued)
  • Common Procedures
  • Scaling
  • Root planning
  • Radiography
  • Dental sealants
  • Oral Hygiene educators

7
The Profession
  • A Day in the life of a Registered Dental
    Hygienist
  • Current Student - Featuring Tina Hayes

8
Organizations Associations
  • NDHCE National Dental Hygiene Certification
    Examination
  • CDAC Commission on Dental Accreditation of
    Canada
  • CDHO Colleges of Dental Hygienists of Ontario
  • ODHA Ontario Dental Hygienists Association
  • CDHA Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

9
CDHO
  • The CDHO is the governing body of the dental
    hygiene profession. Its mission is to protect the
    public through the regulation of dental hygiene
    in order to bring about safe, effective and
    ethical dental hygiene care in Ontario.
  • The College will
  • Register practitioners
  • Develop guidelines for practice
  • Enforce standards of practice and conduct
  • Monitor quality assurance

10
ODHA
  • The ODHA is the professional association of the
    dental hygiene profession. Its purpose is to
    represent and promote the interests of dental
    hygienists in Ontario.
  • The Association aims to
  • Increase the public profile of the dental
    hygienist.
  • Address employment concerns of dental hygienists.
  • Provide professional development.
  • Present the interests of dental hygienists to
    outside agencies.

11
Benefits of Membership
  • PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE (MALPRACTICE)
  • LEGAL DEFENCE INSURANCE (10)
  • INFORMATION SERVICES
  • Professional issues
  • Employment issues
  • SURVEYS
  • Salary levels
  • Terms of employment
  • Membership needs

12
Benefits of Membership
  • OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH SAFETY
  • Provides updates
  • GOVERNMENT RELATIONS
  • Proactive approach to influence the direction of
    trends and legislation that will have an impact
    on the profession of dental hygiene
  • RELATIONSHIP WITH OTHER GROUPS
  • CDHO
  • Allied dental organizations
  • Allied health groups

13
Benefits of Membership
  • CONTINUING EDUCATION
  • Professional development series
  • Annual conferences
  • Workshops
  • PUBLICATIONS
  • CDHA
  • Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene (formerly
    called Probe)
  • Explorer
  • ODHA
  • Focus
  • News Bulletins

14
Benefits of Membership
  • PROMOTING HEALTH AND THE PROFESSION
  • Advertising in newspapers, magazines
  • Promotion advertising on TV
  • Promotional brochures
  • Posters

15
Five Areas of Responsibility
  • Clinical Therapy
  • preventative and therapeutic services to achieve
    optimal oral and body health
  • Health Promotion
  • Providing education to members of the public
  • Education
  • Teaching and learning in different environments
    such as private practice in dental hygiene
    schools as instructors

16
Five Areas of Responsibility(continued)
  • Administration
  • Policy development and management processes that
    can occur in private practice
  • Research
  • Refers to formal and informal scientific inquiry
  • Hands on experience
  • Explore the full scope of dental hygiene

17
Admission Requirements
  • Interview
  • RDHA Entrance Exam (125.00)
  • Official Secondary School Transcripts
  • Post-Secondary Documentation
  • Reference Letter(s)
  • Resume
  • 200 Word Essay
  • Note There is no advanced standing

18
Learning Outcomes
  • Generic Diploma Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate ability to manage self through
    ethical, responsible and flexible behavior
  • Demonstrate ability to critically think and
    problem solve
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate in writing,
    orally and through technology
  • Demonstrate ability to work with others
  • Demonstrate ability to facilitate change and,
  • Demonstrate ability to learn to learn
    independently.

19
Learning Outcomes (continued)
  • Further to the above generic outcomes, the
    Regency graduate is required to reliably
    demonstrate the ability to
  • Practice in a professional and competent manner,
    consistent with relevant legislation and current
    practice standards
  • Contribute to a safe, ethical and professional
    practice environment within health care settings
    and the community
  • Produce clear and accurate written, oral and
    visual communications for clients and other
    professionals regarding oral health issues
  • Work collaboratively as a member of a team to
    provide oral health services
  • Gather information from valid and credible
    sources to support evidence-based and theory
    based dental hygiene decisions
  • Integrate basic theoretical knowledge from the
    humanities and sciences into dental hygiene
    practice
  • Use the dental hygiene process in the provision
    of client-centered oral health services for
    individual and communities and,
  • Provide clinical, educational, and oral health
    promotion services for individuals and
    communities.

20
Learning Outcomes (continued)
  • Career Preparedness--While diploma graduates will
    be assessed to the above abilities, they will
    also have had experience with the following
    elements that will be further developed at the
    baccalaureate level
  • Working in diverse practice settings.
  • Working collaboratively within inter-disciplinary
    health care teams.
  • Exploring leadership approaches.
  • Describing the economics of dental hygiene
    practice.
  • Describing the research process.
  • Investigating the role of volunteerism and social
    responsibility in health care.

21
Curriculum
  • Semester 1
  • Pre-Clinical Practice
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Computer Skills and Application
  • Dental Hygiene Principles I
  • Dental Office Procedures
  • Dental Radiography
  • English and Communication
  • Microbiology
  • Oral and Dental Anatomy
  • Oral Embryology and Histology
  • Pharmacology
  • Prevention and Nutrition I
  • Professionalism I

22
Curriculum
  • Semester 2
  • Clinic 2 Clinical Practice
  • Dental Hygiene Principles II
  • Dental Materials
  • Health Promotion and Community
  • Health
  • Oral Ecology
  • Oral Pathology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Periodontology
  • Prevention and Nutrition II
  • Psychology of Dental Care
  • Radiographic Interpretation

23
Curriculum
  • Semester 3
  • Clinic 3 Clinical Practice
  • Community Placement
  • Dental Hygiene Principles III
  • Dental Specialties
  • Multiculturalism in Health Care
  • Professionalism II
  • Research in Dental Hygiene

24
Microbiology for the Dental Hygienist
  • Knowledge of microbiology is essential for
    effective infection control protocols.
  • Hygienists can be at risk to contract diseases
    such as
  • Hepatitis
  • AIDS
  • Tuberculosis and respiratory tract infections
  • Viral infections

25
Oral Ecology
26
Actinomyces
27
Spirochetes
28
Fulcruming
29
Correct working end
30
Incorrect working end
31
Cup Polishing
32
Healthy Gingiva
33
Healthy Gingiva
34
Unhealthy Gingiva
35
Calculus
36
Attrition
37
Oral Pathology -Vesicle
38
Tetracycline Stain
39
Drug-Induced Gingival Hyperplasia
40
Career Opportunities
  • Traditional model
  • Dental office
  • New Legislation
  • Independent Hygiene Clinic
  • Education
  • Post Secondary Education in dentistry and such
  • Teach at various colleges and universities both
    public and private
  • Clinical instruction
  • Sales and RD
  • Various corporations
  • Colgate
  • Crest
  • Oral - B
  • Public Health Government Departments
  • Schools
  • Long term care facilities
  • Department of Defense Government Administration
About PowerShow.com