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Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DHYG 212 Dental Hygiene Practice V

10 credits


This lecture and clinical course continues from the first year courses. Students expand their focus of practice to include more periodontally involved patients/clients. Emphasis is given to comprehensive dental hygiene care.

Prerequisites: DHYG 142 , DHYG 143 , DHYG 145 , DHYG 218 .

Quarters Offered: Fall

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

  • Discuss concepts and principles related to selected aspects of Preparation, Assessment, Dental Hygiene Diagnosis, Planning, Implementation, Evaluation, and Practice Management
  • Perform selected Preparation, Assessment, Dental Hygiene Diagnosis, Planning, Implementation, Evaluation and Practice Management procedures, with minimal guidance*, ensuring patient/client** comfort and safety
  • Apply the problem-solving process, with minimal guidance, to the practice of dental hygiene
  • Apply basic principles of teaching and learning, with minimal guidance, when providing dental hygiene care to clients
  • Apply basic principles of interpersonal communication, with minimal guidance, to the practice of dental hygiene
  • Apply basic research skills, with minimal guidance, to the practice of dental hygiene
  • Collaborate with the dental team with minimal guidance, when providing dental hygiene care
  • Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for own actions, with no guidance
  • Apply basic knowledge, values and skills related to self evaluation, with minimal guidance, to the practice of dental hygiene
  • Demonstrate professional behavior, with minimal guidance, when providing dental hygiene care
  • Integrate basic behavioral, biological, dental sciences and professional courses with clinical knowledge, skills and values, with guidance, into the practice of dental hygiene

 

Minimal Guidance:  offering the least amount of supervision and/or consultation needed.

Patients/Clients:  fellow students, patients/clients