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1 RDA Written Examination Task List The Written Examination consists of multiple-choice questions covering the following areas: I. Collection & Recording of Clinical Data (1) Obtain and record patient medical and dental history (e.g. prescriptions, allergies, diseases, etc.) (2) Assess and note patient’s general physical condition and note any abnormal characteristics (3) Assess patient’s extraoral condition (e.g. swelling, lesions, paralysis) Intraoral – Soft Tissue (4) Identify/name typical abnormalities (e.g. fordyce spots, petechiae, gingivitis) (5) Identify/name atypical abnormalities (e.g. leukoplakia, herpetic lesions, tumors) (6) Describe/note abnormalities (e.g. swollen, red, round 1 mm) Teeth and Related Conditions Identify (7) Caries (8) Decalcification (9) Restorations (10) Morphological conditions (11) Rotated teeth (12) Missing teeth (13) Faulty restorations (14) Prosthetics (15) Hypoplasia/Stain (16) Supragingival Calculus (17) Gingival contour Chart (18) Caries (19) Decalcification (20) Restorations (21) Morphological conditions (22) Rotated teeth (23) Missing teeth (24) Faulty restorations (25) Prosthetics (26) Gingival contour (27) Occlusion (Angle's classification, overbite, overjet, crossbite)
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2 Diagnostic Aids (28) Take impressions for diagnostic study casts Vital Signs (29) Take and record temperature (30) Take and record pulse rate and description (31) Measure and record blood pressure (32) Observe and record respiration rate II. Chairside Dental Procedures (33) Perform four-handed dentistry techniques (e.g. instrument transfer, evacuation) (34) Select and prepare armamentarium/instruments (35) Assist with intra-oral procedures III. Patient Management/Education/Communication (36) Calm and reassure apprehensive patient (37) Monitor/record patient response to drugs/medication Give Pre/Post Treatment Instructions (38) Fluoride (39) Rubber dam (40) Temporary intracoronal restoration (41) Pit and fissure sealant (42) Temporary crown restoration (43) Topical anesthetics (44) Suture removal (45) Periodontal dressing (46) Orthodontic procedures Give Oral Health Instructions (47) Plaque control (48) Diet counseling Answer Patient Questions (49) Fluoride (50) Radiography (51) Sealants (52) Restorative Procedures IV. Prevention of Disease Transmission (53) Sterilize dental instruments, equipment and supplies (54) Disinfect dental instruments, equipment and supplies (55) Implement procedures required to prevent/minimize disease transmission Prevent Cross-Contamination and Disease-Transmission at Chairside
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2012 for the course DENTAL ASS 173 taught by Professor Clarke during the Spring '10 term at Diablo Valley College.

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