Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022
(1) "Aerosol Generating Healthcare (AGH)"
means any dental procedure that uses an air/water syringe or suction
(2) "Authority" means the
Oregon Health Authority.
"Authority approved isolation device" means an Authority approved dental
isolation device used to assist the dental hygienist in isolating teeth and
using suction to remove saliva.
"CCO" means Coordinated Care Organization.
(5) "CDC" means the U.S. Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention.
"Certification" means the Local SDSP has been authorized by the Authority to
operate in an elementary or middle school setting. Certification by the Program
is mandatory before dental sealants can be provided in a school
training" is a mandatory one-time training for Local SDSPs provided by the
Program that must be completed before an application for certification is
submitted. Training topics shall include:
State and federal updates;
Research and evidence-based practices;
(c) Scope of practice and utilizing dental
hygienists and dental assistants;
(d) Health equity, cultural responsiveness,
and health literacy;
Antidiscrimination laws and rules;
(f) Recruiting and working with
(g) Providing services in
a school setting;
(h) Equipment and
(i) Protocols for
safe, quality care;
collection and reporting; and
Evaluation and continuous quality improvement.
(8) "Certification year" means a one-year
period beginning on August 1 and ending on July 31.
"Clinical training" is an annual training
provided by the Local SDSP or Program to update skills in sealant application
techniques. Training topics shall include:
Determining the need for and appropriateness of sealants;
(b) Manufacturer's guidelines for sealant
(c) Infection prevention
and control (IPC) guidelines;
Quality assessment of the program, such as performance benchmarks and
(e) Confidentiality and
security guidelines, including HIPAA and FERPA;
(f) Health equity and;
(g) Internal policies and procedures.
(10) "FERPA" means the
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
(11) "HIPAA" means the Health Insurance
Portability and Accountability Act.
(12) "IPC" means infection prevention and
(13) "Local SDSP" means
local school dental sealant program.
(14) "Non-Aerosol Generating Healthcare
(non-AGH)" means any dental procedure that does not use the air/water syringe
or suction device.
OSHA" means the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
(16) "Program" means the Oregon Health
Authority, Public Health Division, Oral Health Program.
(17) "Recertification" means the Local SDSP
has been authorized by the Authority to operate in a school setting for the
next certification year.