Chapter 1 - The Dental College of Georgia Overview

1-1. Introduction

1-2. Departments at The Dental College of Georgia

1-3. Philosophy

1-4. Types of Patient Care

1-5. Students' Responsibilities

1-6. Patient Services with General Patient Information and Patient Rights

1-7. Clinic Overview

1-8. News, Events and Calendar

1-9. Parking

1-10. Communication with Students

1-11. Dental Clinical Information Management System (AXIUM)

1-12. Credentialing of Clinical Participants

1-13. Infection Control

1-14. Faculty

1-15. Smoking

Chapter 2 - Emergency Procedures and Incident Reports

2-1. Fire or Disaster Situation (Code 17)

2-2. Medical Emergencies

2-3. Accidental Injuries (contact the Office Manager, Business Office)

2-4. Reporting needle sticks, cuts, and treatment related injuries

2-5. Event of an Injury

Chapter 3 - Acquisitions & Assignment of Patients

3-1. Screening of Patients

3-2. Assignment of Patients and Student Contact

3-3. Reassignment of Patients (STEP TRANSFER OR CASE TRANSFER)

3-4. Transfer Patients to/from Residency Programs (Figure 3-4a)

3-5. Recall

3-6. Step Transfer of Procedures

3-7. Reassignment of Active Cases

3-8. Dental Emergency Care Policies and Procedures

Chapter 4 - Patient Record

4-1. Patient Electronic Health Record (EHR)

4-2. Patient Informed Consent Signature

4-3. Consent for Treatment of Juveniles and Emancipated Minors

4-4. Treatment Record and Progress Notes

Chapter 5 - Pre-doctoral Clinical Competencies

5-1. Competencies

Chapter 6 - The Dental College of Georgia Academic Progress Policies

Chapter 7 - The Dental College of Georgia Additional Links

Chapter 8 - Instrument Sterilization & Distribution System

8-1. Purpose

8-2. Policies

8-3. Procedures

Chapter 9 - Professional Appearance and Clinic Attire

Chapter 10 - Dental Faculty Practice

Chapter 11 - Standards of Care