Student Handbook

Table of Contents & Appendix

INTRODUCTION
  • 1.1Purpose of the Student Handbook and Clinic Manual
  • 1.2Change of Address/Phone No. While in Program
  • 1.3ADHA Code of Professional Ethics for the Dental Hygienist
  • 1.4MSU Dental Hygiene Department Standard of Care /Patient Rights Policies
  • 1.5Discontinuation of Treatment Policy
  • 1.6Patient Health Information Security
    • 1.6-2Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (Articles)
    • 1.6-2Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (Articles)
  • 1.7Complaints Relating to Compliance with Accreditation Standards

Section 1.1 through 1.7 download here


CURRICULUM AND GRADING
  • 2.0Competencies for Entry into the Profession of Dental Hygiene
  • 2.1Dental Hygiene Program Mission Statement and Goals
  • 2.2Role and Mission of The College of Health Sciences
  • 2.3Technical Standards & Essentials Functions for the Dental Hygienist
  • 2.4Courses in Dental Hygiene
  • 2.5Dental Hygiene Grading/ Counseling / Probation Policies
  • 2.6Attendance Policy
  • 2.7CPR Certification Policy
  • 2.8Professionalism Protocol
  • 2.9Guidelines for Professional Appearance
  • 2.10Licensure Requirements
  • 2.11College of HSHS Student Conduct Appeals

Section 2.0 through 2.11 download here


INFECTION CONTROL
  • 3.1Policy Statements
    • 3.1-1MSU Dental Hygiene Program Infection Control Policy Statement
    • 3.1-2CDC Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings (2003)
      CDC Guideline for Disinfection & Sterilization in Health care Facilities (2008)
    • 3.1-3Dental Hygiene Department Bloodbourne Infectious Disease Policy
    • 3.1-4MSU’s Policies and Procedures AIDS/HIV Infection
  • 3.2MSU Personal Protection Protocol
    • 3.2-1Gloves / Masks / Eyewear /Clinic Attire
    • 3.2-2Immunizations
    • 3.2-3Needle Recapping and Sharps Disposal
    • 3.2-4Clinical Exposure Protocol (HIV and/or Hepatitis Exposure)
    • 3.2-5Post Exposure Consent for Exam & Testing Forms
    • 3.2-6Post Exposure Report Form
  • 3.3Disposal of Contaminated Wastes / Sharps
  • 3.4Chemical Hygiene Plan
  • 3.5Environment Surface and Equipment Cleaning & Disinfection
    • 3.5-1Surface Covers & Disinfection
    • 3.5-2Unit Preparation for the First Patient of the Day
    • 3.5-3Unit Clean-up Between Patients
    • 3.5-4Unit Shut Down- Daily / Weekly / Monthly Processes
  • 3.6Instrument Preparation and Sterilization
    • 3.6-1Instrument / IMS System (Cassettes) Preparation for Sterilization
    • 3.6-2Biological Monitoring of Sterilizers
    • 3.6-3Broken Instrument Tips

Section 3.0 through 3.6-2 download here


DENTAL RADIOLOGY
  • 4.1Ionizing Radiation Policy
  • 4.2Radiation Safety Protocol
  • 4.3Infection Control in Radiology Areas
  • 4.4Procedures for Taking Radiographs
  • 4.5Radiograph Placement Criteria
  • 4.6Submission for Grading Documentation
  • 4.7Operation of the A/T2000 Film Processor

Section 4.1 through 4.7 download here


MEDICALLY COMPROMISED PATIENTS 
  • 5.0Introduction & Table of Contents
  • 5.1Medical Emergencies (Code Blue) Procedures
  • 5.2Laboratory Medical Emergencies (Code Blue) Procedures
  • 5.3Requests for Medical / Dental Consult
  • 5.4ASA Physical Status Classifications
  • 5.5Management of Specific Medically Compromised Patients
    • 5.5-1Recommendations for Prophylactic Antibiotics & Patient Management Suggestions
    • 5.5-2Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection
    • 5.5-3Hepatitis
    • 5.5-4Hypertension
    • 5.5-5Diabetes
    • 5.5-6Cerebrovascular Accident
    • 5.5-7Seizure Disorders
    • 5.5-8Anticoagulant Therapy
    • 5.5-9End Stage Renal Disorders- Hemodialysis
    • 5.5-10Chemo & Radiation Therapy / Bisphosphonate Risk Clearance
    • 5.5-11Blood Disorders -Hemophilia & Sickle Cell Disease
    • 5.5-12Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD’s)
    • 5.5-13Organ Transplants
    • 5.5-14Bisphosphonates

Section 5.0 through 5.5-14 download here


THE CLINICAL APPOINTMENT
  • 6.1Appointment Times
  • 6.2Clinical Protocol for Appointments
  • 6.3Sequence of Student/Faculty Activities
  • 6.4Clinic Grading Scales
  • 6.5Clinical Grade Sheet
  • 6.6Student Clinical Progress Report Form (Class 3+/4)
  • 6.7Clinical Assistant/Receptionist Rotations
    • 6.7-1Clinic Receptionist Rotation Objectives
    • 6.7-2Clinical Receptionist Grade Sheet
    • 6.7-3Clinical Assistant Rotation Objectives
    • 6.7-4Clinical Assistant Grade Sheet

Section 6.1 through 6.7-4 download here


STUDENT PERFORMANCE CHECKS
  • 7.0Performance Checks for Clinical Procedures – Introduction & Table of Contents
  • 7.1Health History Review
  • 7.2Vital Signs - Blood Pressure & Pulse
  • 7.3Extra-oral exam
  • 7.4Intra-oral exam
  • 7.5Clinical Practice I (Pre-clinic) Manual Instrumentation
  • 7.6Coronal Polishing
  • 7.7Clinical Practice II Management of Class 2 Patient Treatment
  • 7.8Clinical Practice III & IV Management of Class 3-4 Patient Treatment
  • 7.9Alginate Impression
  • 7.10Diagnostic Models
  • 7.11Care of Removable Prosthesis
  • 7.12Ultrasonic Scaling
  • 7.13Pit and Fissure Sealant Application
  • 7.14Fluoride Treatments
  • 7.15OPEN
  • 7.16Preventive Counseling- Nutritional, Plaque Removal, Tobacco Cessation
  • 7.17Topical Anesthetic Application
  • 7.18Local Anesthetic Assistance
  • 7.19Prophy-Jet Air Polishing
  • 7.20Site-specific Antimicrobials

Section 7.0 through 7.20 download here


APPENDIX
  • APPENDIX AAir/Water Syringe AND Waterline Asepsis Procedure
  • APPENDIX BSaliva Ejector/High Volume Suction
  • APPENDIX CHandpieces
  • APPENDIX DADEC Decade Dental Chair/ Clinician
  • APPENDIX EUltrasonic Instrument Cleaners
  • APPENDIX FMidmark Ultraclave Sterilizers
  • APPENDIX GOPEN
  • APPENDIX HOPEN
  • APPENDIX IA/T 2000 Automatic Processors
  • APPENDIX JBobcat Ultrasonic Scaler
  • APPENDIX KProphy-Jet Air Polisher
  • APPENDIX LCuring Lights
  • APPENDIX MOPEN
  • APPENDIX NMSU Calculus Classifications
  • APPENDIX OAAP Periodontal Classifications / MSU Pocket Depth Classifications
  • APPENDIX PPatient Paperwork
    • P-1Application for Treatment & Release Form
    • P-2Medical History Forms
    • P-3Intra/Extraoral Inspection Forms
    • P-4Charting Forms
    • P-5Risk Assessment Form
    • P-6Treatment Plan & Informed Consent Form
    • P-7Treatment Summary
    • P-8Patient Referral Form
    • P-9Bisphosphonates Consent Form
    • P-10Insurance Form
    • P-11Request for Dental/Medical Consult Form
  • APPENDIX QOPEN
  • APPENDIX RRadiology Forms
  • APPENDIX SStudent Clinic Progress Form