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

DHYG 234 Principles and Issues in Dental Hygiene VI

1 credits
This course continues from DHYG 224  and focuses on dental and dental hygiene professional issues and trends. Students discuss employment issues and prepare for job placement.

Prerequisites: DHYG 222 , DHYG 223 , DHYG 224 , DHYG 225 , DHYG 229 .

Corequisites: DHYG 232 , DHYG 233 DHYG 235 , DHYG 239 .

Quarters Offered: Spring

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

  • Describe current professional interests for dental hygienists
  • Explain current ethical and legal issues pertaining to dental hygiene practice
  • Describe independent practice for dental hygienists
  • Describe trends in oral health care as predictors of future dental hygiene practice requirements