DHY-220 - Clinical Practice 42 credits
A course designed to provide students with the theoretical background needed to perform advanced clinical procedures, to function as a respected member of the oral health team in any dental practice setting, and to utilize higher level thinking to make decisions regarding patient care. Emphasis is placed on periodontal therapy for dental hygienists, ethics, and jurisprudence in dentistry, application for employment, appointment control and recall systems. Simulation exercises, role playing, reading and research in the field will enable the dental hygiene students to discover their personal ethics environment. Students must pass both clinical and theoretical components of the course in order to complete the Dental Hygiene curriculum.
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