COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Basic Professional Principles and Practices DS   129 1 1 2.5 2

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level Short Cycle Programmes (Associate's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Lec. Farız SALIMOV
Instructors
Doç.Dr.FUNDA GÜLAY KADIOĞLU1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The purposes of the course are to give Oral and Dental Health Technician students comprehensive knowledge on the profession of dental assistant and improve their skills on the subject by practical exercises.
Content
What is a profession, What are the mandatory features of a discipline for being a profession, The local and global history of Oral and Dental Health Technician profession, The duties and responsibilities of a Oral and Dental Health Technician, The four handed dentistry. The circumtances for being a perfect and sufficient oral and dental health technician in dental clinics.

Learning Outcomes
1) Learn the legal definition and duties of an Oral and dental health technician and apply these professional duties. Take the individual and team responsibility in the dental clinics.
2) Apply the principles of professional ethics and create a model of own behavior.
3) Apply communication skills and expresses him/herself properly to the patients and society.
4) Know the legal documents on dental practices and comply with the legal rules.
5) Manage the dental clinic and develop the professional clinical skills-experiences.
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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Meeting with students, Introduction to the syllabus none Lecture
2 What is a profession, What are the mandatory features of a discipline for being a profession. Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks Lecture
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3 Emergence of healthcare professions and development of professionalism Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks Lecture
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4 Oral and dental health technician is a profession, Why Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks Lecture
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5 History of Oral and Dental Health Technician in the world and in our country Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks Lecture
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6 What are the features of Oral and Dental Health Technician in terms of Professionalism Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks Lecture
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7 What are the duties of an Oral and Dental Health Technician Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks Lecture
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8 Mid-Term Exam Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks Lecture
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9 What is the professional autonomy for an Oral and Dental Health Technician Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks Lecture
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10 Midterm Exam Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks
11 Introduction to the Dental Profession Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks Lecture
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12 The relationship between the Dentist and Oral Health Technician. What are its characteristics Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks Lecture
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13 What are the responsibilities of Oral and Dental Health Technician in dental clinics. Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks Lecture
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14 What is four handed dentistry, What is the rol of an Oral and Dental Health Technician in Four Handed Denstistry Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks Lecture
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15 Code of professional conduct for Oral and Dental Health Technician and the circumtances for being a perfect and sufficient Oral and Dental Health Technician in dental clinics. Lecture notes and studying of the related topic from textbooks Lecture
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16-17 Term Exams

Recommended or Required Reading
TextbookKadıoğlu FG. meslek nedir ? Ders Notları.
Additional Resources
1.İlter Uzel, Diş Hekimliğine Giriş. ISBN:975-487-131-0, ADANA/2006 2. Uzel İ. Çam Y. Klinik Diş Hekimliği El Kitabı. ÇÜDHF Yayın no:5, Adana 2006.
3.Kadıoğlu FG. meslek nedir ? Ders Notları.