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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Jan 23, 2018
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DHYG 122 Dental Hygiene Practice II

7 credits
This lecture and lab course is a continuation of Dental Hygiene Practice I. The concepts of teaching, learning, and problem solving are integrated into clinical practice.

Prerequisites: DHYG 111  DHYG 112 , DHYG 113 , DHYG 114 DHYG 115 , DHYG 116 , DHYG 118 , DHYG 119 .

Corequisites: DHYG 121 , DHYG 123 , DHYG 124 , DHYG 127 , DHYG 137 , DHYG 139 .

Quarters Offered: Winter

Global Outcome(s)
This course teaches to the global outcome of Critical Thinking.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to (with significant guidance):

  • Describe concepts and perform procedures related to aspects of preparation, assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, evaluation, and practice management in the dental hygiene profession
  • Apply the problem-solving process to complete the dental hygiene diagnosis form
  • Apply basic principles of learning and teaching when providing dental hygiene care to clients
  • Communicate effectively with patients and colleagues in a dental clinic
  • Gather pertinent information needed to determine appropriate dental hygiene treatment
  • Collaborate effectively with the dental team when providing dental hygiene care
  • Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for their own actions
  • Apply basic knowledge, values, and skills related to self-evaluation to the practice of dental hygiene
  • Demonstrate professional behavior when providing dental hygiene care
  • Integrate basic behavioral, biological, dental sciences, and professional courses with clinical knowledge, skills, and values into the practice of dental hygiene