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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
 
    
 
  Feb 22, 2018
 
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DHYG 134 Principles and Issues in Dental Hygiene III

2 credits


This course focuses on concepts of wellness and research-based dental hygiene practice. The student is introduced to the special needs of patients, dental specialties, and to the concept of multi-disciplinary health care consultations and referrals.

Prerequisites: DHYG 121 , DHYG 122 , DHYG 123 , DHYG 124 , DHYG 127 , DHYG 137 , DHYG 139 .

Corequisites: DHYG 132 , DHYG 133 , DHYG 135 , DHYG 136 , DHYG 138 .

Quarters Offered: Spring

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

This course teaches to the global outcome of Teamwork.

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

  • Refer patients to different dental specialties depending on their needs
  • Explain dental hygiene referral relationships with general and specialty dental practices
  • Explain a multidisciplinary team approach to client care
  • Use appropriate terminology to facilitate communication with members of allied professions and the public relating to the special needs of clients
  • Collaborate with special needs clients and their caregivers for dental hygiene care
  • Apply current research to address the care of special needs clients in dental settings