DHYG 101 025 Class Dates & Times

Date RangeDaysTimesBuildingRoom
8/17/2022 to 12/8/2022M1:00 PM - 4:00 PMOR-CMCD-108

Course Description

This course introduces the theory of the dental hygiene process of care, including assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Emphasis is on providing the student with an ethical and scientific foundation to use in applying appropriate infection control procedures, introductory client assessment procedures, and basic instrumentation skills. The use of the dental hygiene diagnosis in developing a care plan is introduced. This pre-clinical laboratory experience course presents practicum covering the fundamentals of medical emergencies, infection control procedures, ergonomic use of the dental operatory, professional conduct, assessment of the dental hygiene client, development of a dental hygiene diagnosis, instrumentation skills, equipment use and maintenance, and oral health education. (3 lecture hours, 8 laboratory hours/week) Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Hygiene Program
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.


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