ERIC Number: ED387692
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.
This document, which is designed for use in developing a tech prep competency profile for the occupation of dental hygienist, lists technical competencies and competency builders for 13 units pertinent to the health technologies cluster in general and 9 units specific to the occupation of dental hygienist. The following skill areas are covered in the general units: employability; professionalism; teamwork; computer literacy; documentation; infection control and risk management; medical terminology; anatomy, physiology, and pathology; medical law and ethics; psychology of stress; psychology of human relations; first aid and medical emergencies; and general administrative duties. The 9 units specific to the occupation of dental hygienist list a total of 77 competencies in the following areas: oral anatomy and pathology, chairside procedures, extraoral and intraoral examinations, preventive oral hygiene procedures, dental morphology, dental radiography, preventive dental assisting procedures, dental specialties, and dental hygiene. (MN)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Anatomy, Career Development, Communicable Diseases, Competence, Competency Based Education, Computer Literacy, Dental Evaluation, Dental Health, Dental Hygienists, Disease Control, Employment Qualifications, Ethics, First Aid, High Schools, Human Relations, Legal Responsibility, Malpractice, Medical Services, Medical Vocabulary, Negligence, Pathology, Physiology, Radiology, Recordkeeping, Risk Management, Stress Management, Teamwork, Tech Prep, Technical Occupations, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational and Career Education.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.
Note: In: Tech-Prep Competency Profiles within the Health Technologies Cluster; see CE 070 086.