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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Jan 24, 2018
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DHYG 214 Principles & Issues IV

2 credits
This course examines concepts introduced in the first year courses. The primary focus is on wellness in the aged and geriatric dental health. Communication skills relating to special needs patients, assertion and group dynamics are studied.

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

Corequisites: DHYG 212 , DHYG 213 , DHYG 215 , DHYG 219 .

Quarters Offered: Fall

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

  • Describe wellness in the aged and geriatric dental health care
  • Discuss advanced interpersonal skills as they relate to special needs clients, assertion, and group dynamics
  • Discuss quantitative research terminology commonly found in the literature
  • Describe current dental and dental hygiene research in Washington