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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
 
    
 
  Jan 18, 2018
 
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DHYG 124 Principles & Issues in Dental Hygiene II

1 credits
This course introduces the student to concepts of research-based dental hygiene practice and health promotion. Principles of research are examined as a basis for the analysis and critique of professional literature. Students observe and report on a dental hygienist in private practice.

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

Corequisites: DHYG 121 , DHYG 122 , DHYG 123 , DHYG 127 , DHYG 137 , DHYG 139 .

Quarters Offered: Winter

Global Outcome(s)
This course teaches to the global outcome of Information Literacy.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Explain the relationship of research to health oriented dental hygiene practice
  • Locate and identify research publications from the library that are pertinent to dental hygiene and related disciplines
  • Describe research methodologies employed in dental hygiene and related disciplines
  • Analyze and critique professional literature, including research methodologies, to interpret validity and reliability
  • Describe principles of health and wellness promotion