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Concepts in Dental Public Health

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ISBN13:

9780781744881

ISBN10:
0781744881
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
9/29/2004
Publisher(s):
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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Summary

Written specifically for dental hygienists, this textbook provides an overview of public health beyond the traditional view of community dental hygiene and offers a thorough presentation of the roles and responsibilities of the dental hygienist in public health. The competencies covered are based on the American Dental Education Association Competencies for Entry into the Profession of Dental Hygiene, and provide guiding principles to assure that students are prepared for the National Board Exam and dental hygiene practice. Content includes the full range of concepts, issues, and methods used in practice, as well as factors affecting the oral health of various patient populations and development of public policy in response to a population's needs. In this engaging and comprehensive book you'll find-- . Discussions by noted experts in public health dentistry on topics of epidemiology, biostatistics, ethics, health promotion, and education. . A module format specifically designed to allow for flexibility in depth of content and teaching styles. Each module centers on a core content area of public health. . Learning activities included in each chapter require students to think critically and apply their skills, and help reinforce understanding of key topics. . Sample review questions and study approaches in Chapter 18 to help students prepare for board exams.

Table of Contents

MODULE 1: INTRODUCTION TO DENTAL PUBLIC HEALTH
1(68)
History and Principles of Dental Public Health
3(14)
Jill Mason
Trends in Dental Public Health
17(18)
Beverly A. Isman
Robert Isman
Global Perspectives of Oral Health
35(10)
Karen J. Sicard
Travis L. Fisher
Professional Opportunities in Dental Public Health
45(24)
Jill Mason
Kneka P. Smith
MODULE 2: PROGRAM PLANNING AND EVALUATION
69(44)
Effective Community Programs
71(14)
Ellen S. Grabarek
Planning for Community Programs
85(16)
Ellen S. Grabarek
Program Evaluation
101(12)
Ellen S. Grabarek
MODULE 3: HEALTH PROMOTION AND ORAL HEALTH EDUCATION
113(72)
Oral Health Promotion
115(24)
Denise Muesch Helm
Community Oral Health Education
139(20)
Ann Overton Dickinson
Developing Educational Materials
159(26)
Ann Overton Dickinson
MODULE 4: EPIDEMIOLOGY AND RESEARCH
185(96)
Concepts in Epidemiology
187(16)
Kathy Phipps
Oral Disease Patterns in the United States
203(12)
Kathy Phipps
Applying Epidemiology in Public Health Practice: Oral Health Surveillance
215(14)
Kathy Phipps
Biostatistics
229(36)
Rachel L. Badovinac
Chester W. Douglass
Scientific Communication
265(16)
Jill Mason
MODULE 5: ETHICS AND THE LAW IN PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICE
281(42)
Ethical Principles
283(20)
Pamela Zarkowski
Legal Principles
303(20)
Pamela Zarkowski
MODULE 6: NATIONAL BOARD PREPARATION
323(16)
National Board Preparation
325(14)
Gail Aamodt
Jill Mason
Appendix 1 339(6)
Appendix 2 345(2)
Glossary 347(12)
Index 359


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