ERIC Number: ED309676
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Steps to the Future. Dental Hygiene Education and Practice Workshop II Proceedings (Louisville, Kentucky, April 25-27, 1985).
American Dental Hygienists' Association, Chicago, IL.
The proceedings of the second in a series of workshops on dental hygiene education and practice are presented. The opening remarks are by Cheryl Westphal. Papers categorized as "Considerations for the Professionalization of Dental Hygiene" are as follows: "Socio-Economic Viewpoint" (Gary Gaumer); "Political Science Viewpoint" (Lelia Helms); "Consumer Viewpoint" (Charles Inlander); Legislative Viewpoint" (Mary Schantz); and "Dental Hygienist Viewpoint" (Cathy Turbyne). A discussion of the future roles of dental hygienists is moderated by Linda Kraemer. A closing session is moderated by Cheryl Westphal. A poster session on dental hygienists' roles includes the following papers: "Community Health Dental Hygiene" (Patricia Bowen); "Change Agents Expand Career Options: Dental Hygienists in Hospitals" (Marcia Brand); "Dental Auxiliary Training Program, Roles for Dental Hygienists" (Cynthia Chappelka, Paula Parise, and Janet Scharer); "The Dental Industry: A New Role for Dental Hygienists" (Marianne Clancey, Kathleen Ferraro, and Cynthia Noonan); "Health Promoter" (Gloria Crawford and Deborah Miller); "Patient Care Coordinator" (Diane Curley and Ligourie Shinnamon); "A Dental Hygienist as a Manager" (Sara Dunham); "The Dental Hygienist as a Researcher" (Beverly Entwistle); "Coordination of a Clinical Cleft Palate Team: A New Concept in Dental Hygiene" (Robin Faris); "Dental Hygienist: Entrepreneur" (Jane Forrest); "Change Agent: Creating Change Through the Legislative Process" (Sharon Golightly); "The Dental Hygienist as Coordinator of a Dental Service for Persons with Disabilities" (Lynette Lancial); "Nursing Home Dental Services Director" (Mary Masterson); "Hospital Dental Hygiene" (Kathryn Moore); "The Role of the Dental Hygienist as a State Dental Public Health Program Director" (Ruth Nowjack-Raymer); "Gerodontic Project Coordinator" (Martha Reynolds); "Hospital Dental Hygiene" (Ardath Rynning): and "The Dental Hygiene Associate" (Mary Vanderah). Also attached are an evaluation of workshop II, group leaders, participants, and representation maps. (SM)
Descriptors: Administrators, Allied Health Occupations, Career Development, Dental Hygienists, Dentistry, Disabilities, Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Postsecondary Education, Professional Education, Public Health, Workshops
American Dental Hygienists' Association, 444 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 3400, Chicago, IL 60611 ($10.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Dental Hygienists' Association, Chicago, IL.