Catalog 2017-2018 
    Mar 21, 2018  
Catalog 2017-2018

DHYG 341 Professional Practicum

This course introduces essential skills required to pursue alternative career paths and includes preparation of a professional development plan and introduction of a capstone project and professional portfolio.

Prerequisites: DHYG 331 , DHYG 332 , DHYG 333 , DHYG 335 , DHYG 336 , and DHYG 338  

Corequisites: DHYG 342 , DHYG 343 , DHYG 345 , DHYG 346 , and DHYG 349  

Quarters Offered: Summer

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

  • Compare and contrast traditional or historical roles with current/modern roles of the professional dental hygienist
  • Identify alternative professional roles a dental hygienist may pursue outside of clinical dental hygiene
  • Research professional roles available to the dental hygiene professional
  • Develop a comprehensive professional plan
  • Identify and describe the capstone project criteria
  • Select a patient suitable for the outlined capstone criteria
  • Identify and describe the professional portfolio criteria
  • Create goals and objectives for completing the professional protfolio

Total Hours: 20 Lecture Hours: 20