Dental Hygiene 301 Dental Hygiene Practice Management
This course is designed to enhance the ability of the student to provide optimum patient care while functioning within an interdisciplinary dental team. This is accomplished through students learning skills including communication, teamwork, business and management practices, and patient management.
Dental Hygiene 302 Instructional Strategies for the Health Professional
Assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of various instructional methodologies/strategies to facilitate presentations. Fundamentals of instructional theory with practical skill applications.
Dental Hygiene 304 Dental Hygiene Internship
Direct observation and supervised teaching or field work. Interns complete this practicum in selected sites implementing the skills acquired in Dental Hygiene 302, and other Associate and Baccalaureate courses. Prerequisite: Dental Hygiene 302.
By arrangement; 3-6 credits
Dental Hygiene 305 Dental Hygiene Research I
This course will introduce the student to the fundamentals of research design and process. This course will enable Dental Hygiene students to develop skills in the analysis of dental research findings and the evaluation of dental issues through critical analysis. Students will also gain exposure to the development of research protocols to be carried out in Dental Hygiene 306. Prerequisite: Dental Hygiene 302.
Dental Hygiene 306 Dental Hygiene Research II
Students, working in groups of two or three, will utilize and reinforce acquired Dental Hygiene research concepts from Dental Hygiene 305 while developing advanced assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation skills. Required of all candidates for a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Prerequisite: Dental Hygiene 302, Dental Hygiene 305.