Performing Oral Health Assessments on Aging Patients
Students will read:
Caries Management by Risk Assessment (CAMBRA) Age > 6
Oral Health Delivery Framework
Student will implement Oral Health Delivery framework in caring for older adult
ASK – about oral health of older adult using the Oral Health Risk Assessment Caries Management by Risk Assessment (CAMBRA) Age > 6
LOOK – perform an oral health exam on the older adult using HEENOT and the Smiles for Life Module 7
- List the important points to look for in the oral physical examination (HEENOT) :
- Lips, tongue, mucous membranes, teeth
DECIDE your nursing diagnosis for the oral health needs of the older adult in the community.
- Develop a patient-centered management plan that includes oral health interventions.
- Develop a risk profile that includes oral and oral–systemic health problems.
- List potential problems.
ACT – Name three preventive oral health interventions you will implement.
List two oral health referral sources in the community for the older adult.
DOCUMENT – Student will document oral health assessment in Typhon.