Catalog 2017-2018 
    Mar 23, 2019  
Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DHYG 415 Community Dental Health III

3 credits
In this course, students continue the implementation phase of their clinical/health promotion community externship projects. During class time, they are introduced to concepts of epidemiological trends, community health research, and marketing strategies for community dental health education and promotion. In addition, students further study multi-cultural issues, attitudes, and beliefs.

Prerequisites: DHYG 341 , DHYG 342 , DHYG 343 , DHYG 345 , DHYG 346 , and DHYG 349  

Corequisites: DHYG 412 , DHYG 413 , and DHYG 416  

Quarters Offered: Fall

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

  • Discuss National Dental Hygiene Month
  • Describe epidemiological concepts and trends as they relate to oral health
  • Describe research methodologies related to oral health
  • Define and discuss the concept of English as a second language (ESL)
  • Define the cultural diversity of our communities and personal and community issues related to cultural diversity

Total Hours: 40 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 20