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DHY:120Concepts of Pre-Clinical Dental Hygiene I3

Development of basic foundations for competent delivery of preventive, therapeutic and educational dental hygiene services to the public. Establish a solid knowledge base for assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care. Theory and practical aspects of prevention of disease transmission and pre-treatment patient evaluation are emphasized. Basic instrumentation design and technique for use are covered in depth. Additional lab hours required. Prerequisites: Current enrollment in the Dental Hygiene program, CPR health care provider level and Reading Proficiency.