Module 2: Providing Optimal Oral Health Care
Special Care- Providing Optimal Oral Health Care

Module 2 Post-Test Self-Assessment

  1. Which of the following statements is not part of the definition of “family-centered care”?
    1. Family-centered care ensures that all family members have access to the care they need, when they need it.
    2. Family-centered care is an approach to the planning, delivery, and evaluation of health care that is grounded by mutually beneficial partnerships between families and health professionals.
    3. Family-centered care is responsive to the priorities and choices of families and recognizes the vital role that parents play in ensuring the oral health and well-being of their child.
    4. Family-centered care acknowledges that emotional, social, and developmental support are integral components of health care.

  2. The best way to communicate with CSHCN and their caregivers includes all of the following, except which one?
    1. Allowing enough time to introduce concepts at a level the child can understand.
    2. Talking to and making eye contact with the child while communicating with the child and parents.
    3. Communicating as much information as possible at one time.
    4. Repeating instructions when necessary, and involving the child in hands-on demonstrations.

  3. Which of the following is not a facilitator of access to oral health care?
    1. Potential obstacles to care (e.g., lack of transportation) are assessed, and resources are identified to help overcome obstacles.
    2. The family knows that they can rely on the emergency room for care if they are not able to get an appointment at a dental office.
    3. Specialty services are available and facilitated by direct referral.
    4. Dental benefits and any coverage limitations are explained in the family’s primary language and using terms the family can understand.

  4. Which of the following is not a facilitator of quality oral health care?
    1. Parents are not involved in oral health care decisions that may cause them emotional distress.
    2. Informed consent for oral health care is provided in the family’s primary language and using terms the family can understand.
    3. The family is informed about the child’s oral development, oral health status, and oral health needs.
    4. An assessment is made of what the family is already doing to promote oral health and what frustrations or barriers exist that interfere with success.

  5. True or False?
    Using a language the family understands is the responsibility of a dental office that accepts federal funds such as Medicaid as payment for services rendered.
    1. True
    2. False