4715-9-06.1 Course requirement for the practice of dental hygiene under oral health access supervision program (OHASP).

(A) For purposes of division (B) of section 4715.372 of the Revised Code, the course shall prepare dental hygienists to properly and safely practice dental hygiene under oral health access supervision program (OHASP). The course shall include basic concepts that allow a dental hygienist to provide dental hygiene services to a patient when the oral health access supervising dentist is not present at the location at which the services are provided.

(B) The course shall be eight hours in length and shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

(1) As required by division (B)(2)(a) of section 4715.372 of the Revised Code, the treatment of geriatric patients, medically compromised patients, developmentally disabled patients, and pediatric patients:

(a) Common oral conditions

(b) Medical considerations

(c) Medications

(d) Behavioral management

(e) Recognition of abuse

(f) Recognition of what constitutes a medically significant change to a patient's medical or dental history.

(2) Infection control.

(3) Ethical and legal considerations.

(4) As required by division (B)(2)(b) of section 4715.372 of the Revised Code, the course should include all recordkeeping practices outlined in rule 4715-9-01 of the Administrative Code, and those pertaining to the OHASP as stated in sections 4715.361 to 4715.375 of the Revised Code and be inclusive of all forms required by the board in association with the OHASP.

Effective: 03/25/2011
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/24/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4715.03 , 4715.36 , 4715.372
Rule Amplifies: 4715.372