2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    May 19, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DH 315 - Clinical Dental Hygiene I

Credits: 3
Continued practice of the dental hygiene process of care, instrumentation skills, and professional judgement with a focus on safe, initial ability.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Use problem-solving skills and professional behavior when providing patient care.
  2. Enhance practitioner cultural sensitivity of diverse populations.
  3. Evaluate instructor guidance, peer review, and remediation feedback as a learning experience tool contributing to professional growth.
  4. Support teamwork between the student practitioner, patient’s dentist, and physician to provide safe, effective, and efficient dental hygiene care.
  5. Create dental hygiene diagnoses to be implemented through the dental hygiene process of care for various patient case types.
  6. Use self-reflection to assess professional growth.
  7. Enhance information literacy and research skills.

Prerequisite: Admission to the B.S. Dental Hygiene program
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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