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OREGON HEALTH LICENSING AGENCY

 

DIVISION 407

EDUCATION

331-407-0000

Approved Education and 1,000 Hours of Clinical Practice Experience in Denture Technology

(1) To be approved as an educational program with 1,000 hours equivalent educational program with 1,000 hours supervised clinical practice in denture technology as defined under OAR 331-405-0020 including private career schools, which is equivalent to an associate’s degree, the provider of the educational program must submit documentation which meets the requirements of ORS 680.515(1)(a) and the Board’s approved Denture Technology Curriculum Objectives which can be obtained on the Agency Website at http://www.oregon.gov/OHLA/DT/pages/index.aspx. This documentation must prove that the educational program has a minimum of 103 credits in quarter hours or equivalent hours in the following educational areas:

(a) Orofacial Anatomy a minimum of 2 credits;

(b) Dental Histology and Embryology a minimum of 2 credits;

(c) Pharmacology a minimum of 3 credits;

(d) Emergency Care or Medical Emergencies a minimum of 1 credit;

(e) Oral Pathology a minimum of 3 credits;

(f) Pathology emphasizing in Periodontology a minimum of 2 credits;

(g) Dental Materials a minimum of 5 credits;

(h) Professional Ethics and Jurisprudence a minimum of 1 credit;

(i) Geriatrics a minimum of 2 credits;

(j) Microbiology and Infection Control a minimum of 4 credits;

(k) Clinical Denture Technology a minimum of 16 credits which may be counted towards 1,000 hours supervised clinical practice in denture technology defined under OAR 331-405-0020(9);

(l) Laboratory Denture Technology a minimum of 37 credits which may be counted towards 1,000 hours supervised clinical practice in denture technology defined under OAR 331-405-0020(9);

(m) Nutrition a minimum of 4 credits;

(n) General Anatomy and Physiology minimum of 8 credits; and

(o) General education and electives a minimum of 13 credits.

(2) The provider of the educational program must also submit the following:

(a) Documentation of the educational institution’s accreditation, if any;

(b) Documentation from the Department of Education of any certification of the educational institution, if it is a private career school;

(c) A list of the educational materials and books required for all of the courses listed in subsection (1) of this rule;

(d) Lecture and lab hours required in the courses at the institution, as they equate to standard academic credit hours;

(e) Any additional information or documentation requested by the Agency.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.605, 676.615 & 680.515
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.605, 676.615 & 680.515
Hist.: HD 11-1979(Temp), f. & ef. 8-23-79; HD 2-1980, f. & ef. 2-14-80; HD 1-1983, f. & ef. 1-20-83; HD 4-1989, f. & cert. ef. 6-1-89; HD 10-1989, f. & cert. ef. 11-21-89; HD 13-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-30-91; HD 3-1992, f. & cert. ef. 3-25-92; HD 22-1993, f. 12-30-93, cert. ef. 1-1-94; HDLP 3-1998, f. 6-26-98, cert. ef. 7-1-98, Renumbered from 333-020-0040; HDLP 1-2001, f. 3-21-01, cert. ef. 4-1-01; HLO 1-2003, f. 1-21-03, cert. ef. 2-1-03; HLO 2-2004, f. 6-29-04, cert. ef. 7-1-04; HLO 2-2005, f. 12-15-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; Renumbered from 331-410-0000, HLA 10-2013, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-13

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