Analysis on the recognition of occupational work training in new dental hygienists
Dept. of Dental hygiene, Jin-ju Health College
Keywords : Occupational work training, preceptor, importance
The objective of the current study is to provide basic data necessary for the development of systematic program that is required for the systematic occupational work training of dental hygienists who newly employed at dental hospitals or clinics. The results of the surveys were listed as in below. The survey was conducted for 174 experienced dental hygienists who are in charge of occupational work training in 6 regions (Seoul, Kyunggi, Busan, Ulsan, Kwangju, Chungnam, Kyungnam) of the country where the occupational work training for new dental hygienists is systematically operated.
1. The recognition of experienced dental hygienists for the importance of occupational work trainingrevealed that image training was the most importantly recognized by dental hygienists in Seoul Kyunggi regions (p<0.01). In case of Busan region, periodontic training and conservative dentistry training were the most importantly recognized, and customer service training was mostly highly recognized in Ulsan region (p<0.01). In case of Kwangjuregion, dental health insurance claim training was recognized as most important subject, and Patient consultation training was the most importantly recognized in Chungnam region. In case of Kyungnam region, Oral surgery was recognized as the most important training subject.
2. Regard on the importance of the range of occupational work training, the experienced dental hygienists with less than 2 years of experience werefound to recognize the training of greeting and naming most importantly, the dental hygienists with 2-3 years of experience most importantly recognized oral surgery, and the dental hygienists with 4-5 year of experience were found to recognize conservative training most importantly. In case of dental hygienists having 6-9 year of experience recognized periodontic and conservation trainings as the most important subjects, and the dental hygienist having more than 10 years of experience were found to recognize conservative and image trainings mostly importantly.