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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DHYG 322 Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice II

6 credits
This lecture and clinical course is a continuation of DHYG 252 Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice I . This course covers preparation, assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, evaluation, and practice management in the dental hygiene profession. The concepts of teaching, learning, and problem solving (critical thinking) are integrated into clinical practice. New skills and procedures are practiced on mannequins and classmates.

Prerequisites: DHYG 248 , DHYG 252 , DHYG 253 , DHYG 254 , and DHYG 258  

Corequisites: DHYG 321 , DHYG 323 , DHYG 324 , DHYG 325 , DHYG 326 , and DHYG 329  

Quarters Offered: Winter

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

  • Describe concepts related to aspects of preparation, assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, evaluation, and practice management in the dental hygiene profession
  • Apply the problem-solving process to formulate a dental hygiene diagnosis
  • Apply basic principles of teaching and learning when providing dental hygiene care to clients
  • Communicate effectively with patients and colleagues in a dental clinic
  • Document pertinent information needed to determine appropriate dental hygiene treatment
  • Collaborate with the dental team when providing dental hygiene care
  • Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for their own actions
  • Apply basic knowledge, values, and skills related to self-evaluation
  • Demonstrate professional behavior when providing dental hygiene care
  • Integrate basic behavioral, biological, dental sciences, and professional courses with clinical knowledge, skills, and values into the practice of dental hygiene


Total Hours: 100 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 80