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

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DH 407 - Dental Public Health Concepts


Credits: 2
Description
Overview of public health care principles and community dental health care planning.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Differentiate between public health, dental public health, and community health.
  2. Discriminate between the functions of federal, state, local and voluntary health care agencies and programs.
  3. Assess cultural, demographic, and socioeconomic factors which influence dental health need and demand.
  4. Figure out the epidemiology of oral diseases and methods for prevention and control.
  5. Integrate data gathering methods to assess the oral health status and dental needs of a defined community population and analyze the data using biostatistical methods.
  6. Incorporate current educational and psychological concepts, learning theories, methods and strategies into dental health literacy.
  7. Appraise information literacy and research skills.

Prerequisite: Admission to the B.S. Dental Hygiene program



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