Module 5: Operating Effective Programs

Self-Assessment Quiz

  1. Which of the following is a component of an effective, school-based dental sealant program:
    1. A. The program serves children at high risk for dental caries.
    2. B. The program applies dental sealants efficiently, so that as many children as possible receive sealants.
    3. C. The program provides high-quality dental sealants with good retention rates.
    4. D. All of the Above.
  2. For school-based dental sealant programs, the objective of targeting is to provide sealants to the largest number of children who:
    1. A. Are in 2nd and 6th grades.
    2. B. Have dental homes.
    3. C. Are at high risk for dental caries.
    4. D. Have dental insurance.
  3. The process of evaluating school-based dental sealant programs to ensure that they are meeting the goal of efficiently applying high-quality dental sealants to the teeth of children at high risk for dental caries is called:
    1. A. Performance standards.
    2. B. Quality assessment.
    3. C. Sealant retention.
    4. D. Performance benchmarks.
  4. Which of the following is not conducive to school-based dental sealant program efficiency:
    1. A. Collecting consent forms at least 1 to 2 weeks in advance of the date on which dental sealants will be placed.
    2. B. Checking with school personnel to make sure there are no scheduled field trips, tests, special guests, parties, or other events that could interfere with sealant screening or placement.
    3. C. Working partial days instead of full days.
    4. D. Having a small group of children waiting to be to determine whether they need sealants.
  5. OOH-funded school-based dental sealant programs must submit program reports that:
    1. A. Are timely, complete, accurate, and reasonable.
    2. B. Are compiled using SEALS software.
    3. C. Show that the program met all OOH benchmarks.
    4. D. Are submitted on the form provided by OOH.