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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DHYG 332 Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice III

7 credits
This lecture and lab course is a continuation of DHYG 322 Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice II . Students expand their focus to include unhealthy and abnormal oral conditions and special needs of patients in today’s diverse communities.

Prerequisites: DHYG 321 , DHYG 322 , DHYG 323 , DHYG 324 , DHYG 325 , DHYG 326 , and DHYG 329  

Corequisites: DHYG 331 DHYG 333 , DHYG 335 , DHYG 336 , and DHYG 338  

Quarters Offered: Spring

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

  • Describe concepts and perform procedures related to aspects of preparation, assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, evaluation, and practice management in the dental hygiene profession
  • Apply the problem-solving process to complete a dental hygiene diagnosis
  • Apply basic principles of learning and teaching when providing dental hygiene care to clients
  • Communicate effectively with patients and colleagues in a dental clinic
  • Gather pertinent information needed to determine appropriate dental hygiene treatment
  • Collaborate effectively 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: 120 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 100