degree Chapter 02: Careers in Public Health for the Dental Hygienist Beatty: Community Oral Health Practice for the Dental Hygienist, 4th Edition MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Which of the following is the number of years a dental hygiene curriculum has been in existence? a. 25 b. 50 c. 75 d. 100 ANS: D Dr. Alfred Fones started the Fones School of Dental Hygiene in Bridgeport, Connecticut, in 1913. Dr. Fones developed a curriculum for dental hygienists who began work within the Bridgeport Public School system. DIF: Application REF: p. 18 OBJ: 1 TOP: PROVISION OF CLINICAL DENTAL HYGIENE SERVICES 7.0 Professional Responsibility, 7.4 General 2. Which of the following represents the correct rank order, starting with the lowest advanced degree that a dental hygienist working in public health may attain? a. Master’s degree, Associate’s degree or certificate, Doctorate degree, Bachelor’s degree b. Associate’s degree or cerNtificRate,IMaGsterB’s.dCegreMe, Bachelor’s degree, Doctorate c. Associate’s degree or certificate, Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree, Doctorate degree d. Bachelor’s degree, Associate’s degree or certificate, Master’s degree, Doctorate degree ANS: C In the public health field, some dental hygienists have an Associate’s degree or certificate, a Bachelor’s degree, a Master’s degree, a Doctorate degree. Many dental hygienists with advanced degrees working in public health began their public health careers with the minimum level of education. They chose to continue their education as their interests developed, their challenges expanded, and their desire grew to do more for the oral health of their community. DIF: Recall REF: p. 19 OBJ: 1 TOP: PROVISION OF CLINICAL DENTAL HYGIENE SERVICES 7.0 Professional Responsibility, 7.4 General 3. In private practice, the individual patient is your focus; in public health, your patient is which of the following? a. Legislature b. Community c. Colleague d. Department of Social Servicesread more
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