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ERIC Number: ED017707
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Sep
Pages: 70
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DENTAL HYGIENE MANUAL, GUIDE FOR A TWO-YEAR POST HIGH SCHOOL CURRICULUM.
North Carolina State Board of Education, Raleigh. Div. of Vocational-Technical Programs.
DEVELOPED BY TEACHERS IN DENTAL HYGIENE PROGRAMS, THE STATE ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR DENTAL AUXILIARY EDUCATION, AND REPRESENTATIVES OF THE DENTAL ORGANIZATIONS AND BASED UPON THE EXPERIENCE OF THREE OPERATING DENTAL HYGIENE PROGRAMS OVER A 3-YEAR PERIOD, THIS GUIDE IS FOR ADMINISTRATOR AND TEACHER USE IN DEVELOPING CURRICULUMS IN DENTAL HYGIENE IN TECHNICAL INSTITUTES OR COMMUNITY COLLEGES. THE OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAM ARE TO PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR QUALIFIED STUDENTS TO ACQUIRE THE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS NEEDED FOR EFFECTIVE PARTICIPATION IN THE DENTAL HEALTH TEAM AND TO ENCOURAGE OPTIMUM DEVELOPMENT OF THE STUDENT'S CAPABILITIES AS A CITIZEN AND AS A PERSON. THE COMPONENTS ARE GENERAL EDUCATION, THE BASIC SCIENCES, AND SPECIALIZED COURSES, OFFERED OVER A 2-YEAR MINIMUM PERIOD. STUDENTS SHOULD BE HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES, 17 YEARS OR OLDER. THE FACULTY SHOULD INCLUDE DENTISTS AND DENTAL HYGIENISTS WHO ARE QUALIFIED FOR TEACHING THROUGH EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION, EXPERIENCE, AND PERSONAL QUALITIES. APPENDIXES INCLUDE A SUGGESTED CURRICULUM AND REFERENCES, A SAMPLE EQUIPMENT LIST, SOURCES OF DENTAL TRAINING INFORMATION, REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO DENTAL HYGIENIST LICENSING, A SAMPLE LICENSING EXAMINATION APPLICATION, AND A LIST OF CHARTER MEMBERS OF THE STATE ADVISORY COMMITTEE. (JK)
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Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Board of Education, Raleigh. Div. of Vocational-Technical Programs.
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