Dental Hygiene Diagnosis
The full scope of dental hygiene practice requires a link between the assessment data and the dental hygiene care plan.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify the components of dental hygiene diagnosis as represented in the professional standards of practice.
- Use the operatory chart model to create dental hygiene diagnoses in clinical practice.
- Link dental hygiene diagnoses to assessment findings and care plan procedures.
This course was published in the December 2018 issue and expires December 2021. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.